Monthly Archives: March 2011

What’s up with Saipan?

That’s what the Immigration agent in Guam asked me, as he leafed through my passport when I landed, on my way to Saipan. I’ll tell you the same thing I told him: “Pretty women, nicer weather.” So, what am I … Continue reading

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“It’s not over!” said the Jamaican back on Saipan.

How dare you assume that the Jamaican in China adventure is over!?!! I’ve gotten emails that say, among other things, “I’ll miss your emails,” “When are you coming/going back?” etc. Does that mean you think I have nothing interesting to … Continue reading

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The Singapore Seating Puzzle

Now, you know I’m not one to cause trouble, but I need a little help with something I saw while I was Jamaican in Singapore. As an enlightened, ever-advancing global society, we’ve all agreed that there are people with severe disadvantages and … Continue reading

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The “Jamaican in China” Singapore Restaurant Review!

Because of both the Buddhist and Indian influences, there’s absolutely no shortage of vegan and vegetarian restaurants here in Singapore. In order to fully appreciate the plethora of pigless perfection, the fantasy of fleshless feasting, the cacophony of cruelty-free culinary cooking that is Singapore, I suggest to you that the appropriate unit of measurement is “square inch,” as in Continue reading

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Forgive me for asking, but….

Excuse me, ma’am, forgive me for asking, but is there also a height requirement for eating here? (China) Excuse me, ma’am, forgive me for asking, but what exactly DO you do here in the Head Building? (China) Excuse me, sir. … Continue reading

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Scene in Singapore!

Fortunately for you, I have friends who have been to China, Laos, Singapore, (all the places I’ve been to), and all over the rest of the world. These friends have cameras, AND, also quite fortunately for you, they use THEIR … Continue reading

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First official review! (The Coffeepot Cookbook)

Because The Coffeepot Cookbook was inspired by my time in China, I gave ChinaTravel.net the first official review copy of the book. I just received an email from Aimee Groom, ChinaTravel editor, with my first official review: Yay!!! Thanks, Aimee. … Continue reading

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Singapore days! Singapore nights!

So, here in Singapore, I’m doing things a bit differently. As mentioned earlier, I’m staying in hostel dorms rather than singles. Prices are a bit higher here, so a bed in a 6 or 8-person dorm costs from $20SGD to … Continue reading

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Announcing: The Coffeepot Cookbook!

The Jamaican in China presents: THE COFFEEPOT COOKBOOK! A Humorous, yet Actually Usable Traveler’s Guide to Preparing Healthy, Hearty, Happy Meals on the go Using Nothing but a Hotel Coffeepot…. and a Little Ingenuity! Continue reading

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Vegetarian Heaven!

Today I headed into Chinatown to look for another hotel to stay, but got distracted by a vegetarian restaurant. Thousand Veggie Restaurant Later, I checked out Four Seasons Organic Store in City Center Mall… Green Juice! I’m in a part … Continue reading

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