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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Welcome to Jamaica

All you need to know about Jamaica to make a trip to the Caribbean an incredible holiday experience that will create memories to last a lifetime.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Historical Jamaica plantation tours

Plantation tours offer a chance to connect with Jamaica’s colonial-era heritage. Tony Page takes a tour of two of the island's historic estates in the Montego Bay / Ocho Rios area: the Prospect and Hampden Plantations.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Kingston its history and the spirit of Marley

Kingston is the capital city of Jamaica and is blossoming as a tourist destination thanks to its rich history and confident new identity as Tony Page discovers.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Days out: Devon House

Tony Page visits the stately Devon House, the plantation home of Jamaica's first black millionaire, George Stiebel.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Coffee and banana cake

There’s so much more to Jamaica than sandy beaches, rum and reggae. Tony Page takes a trip to the Blue Mountain coffee growing region and finds stunning scenery – between the clouds - and some of the smoothest coffee known to man.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Jamaica on a plate

A trip to Jamaica would not be a true island adventure without experiencing its brilliant native cuisine. From classic jerk chicken to fresh seafood, I managed to try it all.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Days out: Rastafarian Indigenous Village

The Rastafarian Indigenous Village near Montego Bay offers a fascinating insight into the Rastafari belief system and way of life writes Tony Page.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Top tips: Shopping and getting around

If you choose to explore Jamaica on your own, use these tips for getting around and finding the best value and variety when shopping,

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Travel > Jamaica - travel guide

Farm-to-table cuisine: Stush in the Bush

Stush in the Bush at Zionites Farm is nestled in the hills near St Ann, Jamaica. The 15 acre organic farm offers a unique farm-to-table eating experience. Tony Page takes a seat at the table and samples the wares of one of the island's best-kept secrets.

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24th Apr 2017
Anthony Page
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Baked eggs with spinach, feta, chorizo and fresh chilli jam

A delicious and wholesome alternative to breakfast. Start your weekend the right way with this recipe for baked eggs.

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21st Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Carousel

Laurence Green reviews Lonny Price’s elaborate and impressive revival of the American musical, Carousel.

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21st Apr 2017
Laurence Green
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Food & Drink

An evening of burgers with Lockhouse

Situated next to the scenic Merchant Square, Lockhouse certainly know how to serve up a decent patty.

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20th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Finance

Brutal costs of using banks to exchange foreign currency

A weakened pound and hidden currency charges can blow a hole in your holiday plans before you've even packed your toothbrush. Peter McGahan looks at the options to ensure your holiday cash stays in your pocket.

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20th Apr 2017
Peter McGahan
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Finance > Property

The £3420 buy to let mortgage imprisonment

Peter McGahan examines how the buy to let investment market has become a nightmare for those who borrowed to top up their purchase.

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20th Apr 2017
Peter McGahan
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Home & Lifestyle > Beauty

Spring beauty round-up

With summer just around the corner, it's time to give your face and body a bit of TLC.

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19th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Travel > Around The UK

Discover the country's best gardens this spring

Experience nature springing back to life in National Trust's beautiful gardens.

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18th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Easter made easy

With so many mouths to feed, an Easter feast can be stressful. Make meal planning easier this year with these delicious recipes.

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14th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Consent

Laurence Green reviews Nina Raines’s powerful and funny new play, Consent

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13th Apr 2017
Laurence Green
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Assisted dying - a personal story

Lesley Close recalls her brother's decision to choose an assisted death at the Dignitas Clinic in Switzerland and why she supported him.

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13th Apr 2017
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

Animals can benefit the elderly and those living with dementia

To celebrate National Pet Month in April, home care provider, SweetTree, highlights the benefits that animals bring to the elderly.

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13th Apr 2017
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Health > General Health

Changes to adopt to improve happiness

Most of us could do with more happiness in our lives. Finding simple ways to feel happier can make a huge difference to our happiness levels.

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13th Apr 2017
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Home & Lifestyle > Home Improvements

Interior spring/summer trends

Arianna Brissi, creative director and co-founder of interiors and homewares brand Brissi lets us know her thoughts for 2017 spring/summer interiors trends.

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11th Apr 2017
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Travel > Around The UK

Feversham Arms Hotel

Combining sophistication with tradition, the Feversham Arms Hotel in the York Moors is an idyllic spot for a spring getaway.

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10th Apr 2017
Neil Roberts
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What's on > Theatre

Seventeen

Confused hormonal teenagers are played by a cast of over 50s actors in Seventeen, but the result is a great disappointment writes Laurence Green.

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7th Apr 2017
Laurence Green
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Adam and Eve & Steve

A modern take of the biblical classic, Adam and Eve & Steve is a fun musical comedy that should be viewed with a light hearted sense of humour.

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7th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Sweet potato, gorgonzola and rocket pizza

A delcious yet healthier option for Friday pizza night is possible with this sweet potato, gorgonzola and rocket pizza.

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7th Apr 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Finance > News & Views

How will article 50 impact your pensions and investments

Peter McGahan looks at the impact on pensions and investments of Theresa May's triggering of article 50.

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6th Apr 2017
Peter McGahan
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Finance

How to handle debt in your later years

Getting a handle on your debts is always going to be challenging, but approaching retirement, they can be particular overwhelming.

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6th Apr 2017
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Dress with confidence as you age

A positive outlook on ageing is just as important as a healthy lifestyle. Helen Venables offers her top tips for dressing with confidence in later life.

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5th Apr 2017
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Don Juan

Laurence Green reviews Patrick Marber's new Soho production, Don Juan, starring David Tennant.

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4th Apr 2017
Laurence Green


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