Travelling by Heart

my journey to Jamaica as a CUSO volunteer


February 2016

To Hellshire and Back

Election Results

election map

The Jamaica Labour Party has won the federal election, unseating the People’s National Party. The results were close, with the JLP winning 33 seats and the PNP finishing with 30. Continue reading “Election Results”


Playing it safe in Kingston

Much ado has been made in the media over the last few days regarding the Mercer Quality of Living Ranking, which was released on February 23rd. Continue reading “Playing it safe in Kingston”

Follow Me

I’ve been posting a few photos on Instagram for those who prefer pictures over words.  I’d love for you to follow me there as well!


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Election 2016

Today is the first of three consecutive days Cuso has required volunteers to shelter in place (i.e. stay home and don’t leave) while the rest of the country votes in a federal election, which will take place tomorrow (February 25). Continue reading “Election 2016”

First Day of Work

Yesterday was my first day at the Kingston YMCA. Continue reading “First Day of Work”

So far…

I’ve done the following things since I arrived in Jamaica: Continue reading “So far…”

Happy Valentine’s Day


Sending tropical hugs and kisses to all my loved ones xo

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