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A Saipan Soudelor memoir

Back on sunny Saipan after a stint in New York, so here’s a bit of catch-up! Saipan author, Riza Oledan-Ramos and I just recently published a book entitled Drinking Seawater: of storms and survival. It is Riza’s account of her … Continue reading

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The short happy tale of the 42 Americans, Canadians and Germans and the Jamaican on Saipan

October 2015. Well, it’s happened again! Back on Oct 12, the island of Saipan was visited by the Holland America cruise ship, the Statendam, and some of their passengers got treated to a personalized Jamaican on Saipan tour experience! Here … Continue reading

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Typhoon Soudelor on Saipan

For those of you who are inquiring, I was not on Saipan at the time of Typhoon Soudelor, but thank you for all the inquiries about my safety as well as the well-being of everyone on island. I’ve been in … Continue reading

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The Jamaican on Saipan’s top 10 favorite Country music songs!

Admit it! You’re dying to know what I listen to while I write my books and enjoy life on Saipan, or during airport layovers while I travel! Therefore, I offer to you: THE JAMAICAN ON SAIPAN’S TOP 10 FAVORITE COUNTRY … Continue reading

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Chinese idol group, SNH48, films video on Saipan

Chinese Idol Group SNH48 films video on Saipan As I prepare for the next “Jamaican in China” nomadpreneur travel adventure starting with Macau in a few days, I’ll share my most recent “passionpreneur/follow your passion and do what you love/Jamaican … Continue reading

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Jamaican under the ocean, Jamaican under the sea!

I went snorkeling last week. You may be asking yourself why this fact and occurrence is worthy of a blog post. Well, I’ll tell you. I grew up in Jamaica, but never learned to swim. I learned to swim in … Continue reading

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It’s a great day to break a fast!

In a few hours, I plan to close out Day 14 of my water fast here on Saipan. While there are always deeper levels of cleansing to achieve by going longer, I think this is the right time because: (a) … Continue reading

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You won’t believe what just happened at NMC!

BREAKING NEWS! On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, between 11:30am and 1pm, a group of about a dozen culinary adventurers transformed the Northern Marianas College (NMC) Boardroom into Vegetarian Central Station! Yes, it’s true! It was an event conceived and spearheaded … Continue reading

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What you can get for $20 on Saipan!

“What’s the cost of living on Saipan?” “Can I survive on my $700/month SSI?” I get questions like that a lot on my www.saipanliving.com website. So, as a public service for those seeking to relocate here, here’s what you can … Continue reading

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Jamaican on Pagan: First Farewell!

On the final day of the Pagan adventure, we pack our gear and say our goodbyes… JR, Ern (boat captain) and Sandy share a few laughs   We head north up the west coast of the island and circle down … Continue reading

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