02.07.2018

There’s so much more to Jamaica than just beaches and Bob Marley – here’s what you should do instead

There’s so much more to Jamaica than just beaches and Bob Marley – here’s what you should do instead (Picture: Qin Xie)

Think of Jamaica and images of stunning beaches and Bob Marley will probably enter your mind.

Quite right too – situated in the Caribbean sea, Jamaica certainly has an abundance of postcard-perfect coastlines to explore and Bob Marley is arguably the island’s best-known cultural icon.

But you may be more familiar with Jamaican exports than you think.

There’s Usain Bolt of course, and, in a way, James Bond – Ian Fleming created 007 while living on the island.

Then there’s the food and drink.

Aside from rum, Jamaica is also said to be where the recipe for Tia Maria originated; and it’s still home to Blue Mountain coffee – one of the most sought-after and expensive coffees in the world.

And what Caribbean fare would be complete without jerk chicken?

So with that in mind, here are some great things to do while in Jamaica.

For the full story, visit Metro.co.uk/Travel.