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Archive for March, 2008

Settling in to life in Jamaica

Once the family arrives, the period of “settling in” includes all the start-up activities that the family must undergo to reach something approaching a steady state. This time period can take anywhere from three months to two years. Housing The choice of housing is made primarily with the following questions in mind: What is the [...]

Cycle Tour in Ja 2007 (Brada tour)

This was one team member’s account of his race experience on the Brada road tour/race in Jamaica in 2007: http://www.sadlebred.com/2007/tourofjamaica07.html addthis_url = ‘http%3A%2F%2Ftransitionsunshine.info%2F2008%2F03%2Fcycle-tour-in-ja-2007-brada-tour%2F’; addthis_title = ‘Cycle+Tour+in+Ja+2007+%28Brada+tour%29′; addthis_pub = ”;

Real Estate Reality In Jamaica

Here is a blog post on real estate in Jamaica : “Real Estate Prices in Jamaica“. It is extremely important to do thorough research on any land purchases one intends to make. Be careful of falling in love with remote parcels of land, near the beach, on top of a lush green hilltop, or the [...]

Charitable or Educational Institutions and Organisations

The Tax Administration maintains a list of approved institutions and organizations established and operated for charitable or educational purposes: http://www.jrs.gov.jm/taad/charitable_organisation.htm Visit the Online Telephone Directory for making contact with these organizations. addthis_url = ‘http%3A%2F%2Ftransitionsunshine.info%2F2008%2F03%2Fcharitableeducational-institutions-organisations%2F’; addthis_title = ‘Charitable+or+Educational+Institutions+and+Organisations’; addthis_pub = ”;

Paying Taxes in JA ????

Paying taxes in most parts of the world is not an easy task, I would imagine, but this recent article took me by surprise: One of the worst places in the world to pay taxes Visiting the tax offices in Kingston Jamaica is certainly not an experience you share with any delight but this may [...]

Cycling In Jamaica

There a few organized cycling clubs on the island with most of them being Kingston based. Some are, Pacers Cycling Club, Cutters Cycling Club , Monte Carlo Gaming & Wheelnutz. Weekly & Weekend rides are planned by all of these clubs, so check with any of the local cycle shops.  Cycle City on Constant Spring [...]