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Kingston Travel Guide: 108 reviews and 178 photos

I visited Kingston on business for two weeks in March 2005, staying at the Hilton Hotel (see tip) for the first week and a serviced apartment for the second.

I didn't get to see a huge amount of the city except for one trip through the ghettoes which was very interesting (see travelougue), although I did pick up a few tips which may be of interest to other travellers.

  • Last visit to Kingston: Mar 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nov 29, 2010 at 9:37 PM

    an interesting read with the TL fergy. i went to negril and thought that was bad enough - constantly hassled. its a real shame its so violent, because most people are nice and the country has alot to offer. i hope it improves. nice work.

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    Feb 12, 2009 at 11:59 AM

    Nice Jamaica tips and pics...thanks for sharing, Fergy, Greetings from AZ, Norman :)

  • jgemini65's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2008 at 3:59 PM

    Hope to visit many more of these beautiful islands!

  • Apr 2, 2007 at 3:38 PM

    BUYER BEWARE. This establishment has a slew of FAKE cuban cigars. Badly stored fake cuban cigars. Any seasoned cigar smoker will be able to pick up on this sham from the get go. Now on to the wines. They do have a nice selection.

  • tahoesasha's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2007 at 8:14 PM

    Excellent travelogue! Your friend was generous to take your safety into his hands and show you the real situation.

  • Pete.Gibson's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2005 at 3:33 AM

    Kingston, Jamaica Ive never been to the caribean..look forward to getting there one day..some good tips here..Thanks

  • kooka3's Profile Photo
    Jul 17, 2005 at 7:19 PM

    Good Kingston page! Haven't gotten to that end of the island yet - hopefully soon.

  • Bangkokjoe's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2005 at 3:36 AM

    Insightful travellogue, well worth a read, Cheers, Ian

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2005 at 7:04 AM

    My Goodness Fergy!.., your travelogue says it all. What a shame such a beautiful place is ruined with horrible violence. Hopfully it will change soon. Thanx for sharing. Cheers, Ann :o)


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