Jamaica Vacation: 26 Items You MUST pack!!

Jamaica Vacation:

26 Items You MUST pack!!

 

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Here is a list of 26 Items I wish I brought on my trip to Jamaica, with me, or that I found I used a lot of when I was there. I hope it comes in handy for you. 

#1 – Condoms are a hot commodity in Jamaica – You may or may not need them. I am just because-you-probably-will-have-blizzard-sex-2-24845-1422308064-14_dblbigsaying. They are not always easy to get either.off-bug-spray-coupon

#2 – Bug/Mosquito Spray – Mosquito Spray. You will definitely need this especially at night. Like the one called “Off.”

#3 – Mosquito Coils – If you can get them in your native country. Bring them with you. if not Jamaica sells them. Now you will only need this if you visit the hills for a couple of nights. For some reason Mosquitos are attracted to foreigners, but do not bother locals. For real, no joke.

#4 – Lots of Face cloths – These are a must. Have them in abundance. Jamaica makes you sweat. You will use them to wipe your face, shower, wipe your mouth after you eat, and everything else in between. Just letting you know. Go and buy a pack of 5 for each person going on the trip.

#5 – Aloe vera gel for sunburn – Have this if you burn easily under the sun. Please bring 71Wu8keEplL._SY679_your own aloe vera gel with you every where you go. Bring at least 3 bottles have one in your hotel room and 2 anywhere else or to carry. One lady told me they got hustled all because they didn’t have their own aloe vera gel. So please bring your own.

#6 – Sunscreen – OK so I read sunscreen does not actually work. But for those who like it. Buy some… you are going to need it.

#7 – Portable Cups – Why not. Portable cups are always a good idea. Especially in a hot country.

#8 – Many sunglasses – Bring at least 3-5 pairs. Sunglasses get lost easily. Bring a set of 5 depending on how long you are staying. If you are not someone who usually wears them….you will now!81ZJtR4b9bL._SL1500_

#9 – Pepto-bism0l – You might want this. Only you will know. Or maybe some tums.

#10 – Baby Wipes – These are great to carry with you for quick freshen up. And believe me you are going to do a lot of freshening up especially when you are already out and away from home. carry these in your purse or back pack. 0307112_l

#11 – 2 pairs of flip-flops – Flip flops are great to have. Why not bring 2 pairs.

#12 – Lots of Body wash – I found I showered way more when i was in Jamaica than when I was back home. Jamaica is very hot. If you go out in the day, guaranteed you will need a shower when you get home. Body wash is best, because sometimes you do not feel like showering but you have to. Body wash makes showering quick and easy.  I like Dove, Dial, and Avon body washes.

#13 – Lots of 2 or 3 for the day underwear – Ok. You will need to have the amount of underwear to match the amount of showers you are going to take. No body knows what that number is so just be prepared. I say, have 2 underwear a day. If you do not use them, fine, but at least you got them.

#14 – underwater camera for Jamaica deep-sea excursions – If you plan to do any underwater adventures. It’s a good idea to get an underwater camera. I used to have one. loved it.

#15 – lots of large zip lock bags – These come in handy for a lot of things. Now check this out. 999999-6714070404On one trip just before I was leaving Jamaica, I stopped and bought my favorite perfume ever. No I cannot get it in my native country. Don’t ask me the name….darn it. anyway…if you want to carry any lotion or perfume back home with you..you will have to place them inside a large Ziploc bag or they will make you throw the perfume or lotion out. No the customs people do not care how much money it cost you or if you just bought it. So go get those large ziplock bags and save about 5 for your trip on the plane heading out. You can google this your self if you do not believe me.

 

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#16 – Your own knife fork and spoon – Depending how long you will be there….have your own knife fork and spoon. I get tired of using plastic cutlery sometimes. 5017275-GRY33-fallback

#17  Back Pack – Back packs are great when traveling, especially if you have children. Every person on your trip needs to have his or her own back pack.

#18 – water bottle – Water bottle. Always.

#19 – running shoes – IF you plan to go hiking, I would say running shoes or some good hiking shoes are a good idea. If you are staying for a month or more, just know that there are some roads in Jamaica that shoes only last so long on. ab-products-xtra

#20 – After Bite – OK this is especially for you first timers travelling to Jamaica. You will need the after bite. Mosquitos fall in love with you when it is your first time. It’s not the kind of falling in love you will enjoy though. YOu are gonna need that after bite. Write a list, go to the drug store…and get it. Right now!!!

#21 – Laundry detergent – Think most people would not bring this but you will need it.Tide_Ultra_Stain_Release_Liquid_Laundry_Detergent_D Laundry detergent is one of the hottest sellers in Jamaica. Why because clothes get sweaty and dirty very fast. There is no “wearing the item for the second time without washing.” Bring some laundry liquid detergent with you incase you want to do a quick wash of your favorite shirt or shorts by hand, and hang them to dry.

#22 – Ear Plugs – Some people are not ear plug people. I am. I use them for many reasons. When people are making too much noise, for sleep….so you may want to grab some…you don’t know.

#23 – Camera SD Card and battery – You want to have extra SD cards for your camera for. There are certain things you just do not want to have to try to find…while on vacation.

#24 – Bathing suit – Everybody likes to visit the beaches in Jamaica. Don’t forget your bathing suit/swim trunks.download (3)

#25 – Passport – Goes without saying Right. But I Just included it anyway. Plus of course any other I.D. That you may need for you trip. Drivers license etc.k

#26 – laptop and tablet – You probably want to bring your tablet or laptop for various reasons, such as posting your trip to Facebook and YouTube, or just capturing your trip to Jamaica for your own family to watch and enjoy. Just a reminder. Don’t for get plugs and batteries if needed.

Enjoy your trip/vacation to Jamaica. If you want to learn about the Rastafarian Culture in Jamaica, check out my best selling book. Rasta Way of Life. 

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25 Rastafarian Rules, Laws & Regulations

25 Rastafarian Rules, Laws & Regulations

(For Food, Raising Rasta Children, For Rasta Women, and Life)

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Rastafari has many rules laws and regulations. It would take at least a couple of years to learn them all in order to live by them. However I have listed some basic rules and laws of Rastafari here for you to get started.

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5 Rastafarian Ital food laws and Rules

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Rasta eat organic food – organic food that grows on a tree, not created by synthetic seeds etc. ..

Rasta unpack-aged/bulk food – Food in a package is full of preservatives.

Rasta do not meat – Rastafari people do neat eat meat. They deem it as “dead flesh!”

Rasta embrace food without preservatives – Preservatives such as you would find in canned food is deemed unhealthy.

Rasta prefer only natural sugars – such as honey, molasses or cane sugar – Natural sugars are best for Jah holy temple.

To read the rest of the Rasta Ital food laws and Rules, please click here.

10 Rastafarian home/life rules and laws

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These are the 10 commandments of Jah given to Moses on Mount Sinai for the Israelite people. Rastafari follow the rules laws and regulations of Israelite people. 

Do not have any other god before God

Do not make yourself an idol

Do not take the Lord’s name in vain

Remember the Sabbath Day and keep it holy

Honor your mother and father

Do not murder

Do not commit adultery

Do not steal

Do not testify or fear false witness against your neighbor

Do not covet

 

5 Rastafarian rules for Empress/Rasta Women

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Rasta women and Curse Words rules–– A Rastafari woman does not use curse words. If she does she apologizes to Jah and those in her presence. (“Sorry Jah, Sorry King.”)

Rasta woman Sexual Life rules–– A Rastafari woman does not speak of her sexual life (style) with her Kingman, with  anyone for any reason. She accepts it as a being what it is – sent from Jah.

Rasta woman Genitalia Words rules–– A Rastafari woman does not use slang words to refer to the genitalia.

Rasta women and Arguing rules– A Rastafari woman does not argue back and forth, rather allows the other person to be right or to, feel that they are right, in order that we avoid arguments and represent Jah at all times.

Rasta women wear Only Skirts – A Rastafari woman wears only skirts below the knee.

To read more Rastafari rules and regulations for Rasta Women, click the link.

5 Rastafarian rules to raise Rasta Children

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Rasta Children Proud of their Roots & Culture rules–– Rasta Children learn that their heritage is a gift. One of which they should be proud and that Black slavery was an “interruption” in African history, not African history itself. All Rasta children regardless of their ethnicity learn about African Roots Culture and History.

Rasta children are Patient kind and humble  – Patience comes from fearing jah, and reading his words. Rasta couples teach his children to be humble, not arrogant before Jah, and to take an interest in the holy bible.

Rasta Children learn to be Respectful – Rasta Children are taught to be Respectful to the elderly and the weak/meek. Rasta couples teach his children that, in this way Rasta children are blessed in this life, and save up rewards with the Most High Jah, by these actions.

Rasta children Say “no” to Babylon… rules–– Babylon offers everything. To be a true King or Rasta Queen one must be speculative. Rasta couples teach his Children that, not everything is for Royalty, but that all is for the heathen. Lust, lies, whoredom, self hate, wickedness etc. Rasta children must pause, and think, before saying “yes” to all things.

Rasta children Read the King James Version Bible daily rules–: Rasta couples knows that one can acquire, wisdom, and knowledge, from reading the King James version bible. A Rasta couples encourages his Rasta child to start reading the King James Version bible between age  10-13 on his/her own. Before, then he himself will read the bible to his child explaining the verses and text in a simplistic manner as he reads. Rasta couples knows he is raising an Empress or King, and that requires time effort and love.

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Convert to Rastafari: New Book

Convert to Rastafari: Paperback book

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Hi guys I have a new book. I worked really hard on this book “Convert to Rastafari,” to provide pertinent information to those seeking guidance to live the Rasta way of life. I would like to share with you the table of contents and the book cover. I hope you like it. By the way, I had another one with the same title. But I have changed the inside and the subtitle. Convert to Rastafari the book, If you order it, and read it…I would really love for you to leave your feedback.

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Its only available in paperback, because people are getting too hung up on the title instead of the contents of the book. Its kind of like someone judging you by your skin color instead of by your character. The content and quality is what should matter, not your preconcieved ideas….Blessed Love.

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Convert to Rastafari

85 Tips, Principles & Teachings to Convert to Rastafari

By: E.Y.

Copyright © 2017 E.Y

All rights reserved.

ISBN-10:1975997824

ISBN-13:978-1975997823

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For all the Men and Women who aspire to live as Rasta, and embrace the livity to the fullest.

Jah Rastafari.

  1. What is a Rasta? 13
  2. Beliefs of Rastafari (7) 15
  3. Marcus Garvey: Our Prophet (1) 19
  4. Haile Selassie Teachings (6) 21
  5. Haile Selassie Facts Every Rasta Knows (8) 27
  6. “Rasta to Rasta” code (6) 32
  7. Bob Marley Interview: His Beliefs in Jah Rastafari (1) 41
  8. How to Pray as a Rasta (6) 47
  9. Bible stories about Rastafari (3) 56
  10. Rasta Language: Common words  & Phrases (10) 82
  11. Ital Rasta Food Laws (8) 87
  12. Lion of Judah Flag Meaning (5) 92
  13. Meaning of Dreadlocks as Rasta (10) 95
  14. Convert to Rastafari (Vow)  (9) 101
  15. How to Choose Your Rasta Name (5) 112

A book titled “Convert to Rastafari?”

convert to rastafariYes, I am aware that one cannot Convert to Rastafari as Rastafari is not a Religion. I am Tafari, I am aware. However there are many people today who are becoming aware of “the light of Jah,” and seek guidance to live this way of life.

Rastafari is a spiritual blessing for those who seek it.

Rastafari is a way of life that acknowledges Jah is some very specific, special and spiritual ways. Why must one go to a bald head for guidance on Rastafari? Why learn the livity from someone who is a student of the livity themselves?

Rastafari teacher, for Rastafari Students…Yes Jah, Give Thanks!

It is my work as Rasta on the Journey, to provide Jah Rastafari guidance to those who seek it. To embrace Rastafari is a blessing. Convert to Rastafari is my way of sharing this blessing of my faith, with those who want to embrace it too. The more Rastafari minded individuals we have on the earth, the better the world will be.

Blessed. Love.

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What is a Rasta?

A Rasta is a person who loves and respects, and is spiritually aware of, the earth, himself, King Selassie I, Jah, and Jah creations. There are some basic beliefs and principles, that every Rasta lives by, that you should be aware of, before you convert to Rastafari.

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What are the dietary restrictions of Rastafarians? by Empress Yuajah

Answer by Empress Yuajah:

Well…we have many dietary restrictions…however, it depends on how that Rasta chooses to follow the Rasta Livity (faith). Deeply or not so deeply.

  1. Rasta do not add salt to food – Rasta believe Salt is something that creeps up and causes illness in the body. More Jah spiritually without the salt.
  2. Rasta don’t eat eggs (I don’t) – I don’t eat chicken or chicken embryos. Instead I eat tofu or vegan bologna (something like that)
  3. Rasta do not drink cows milk – Instead we often opt for Almond, or Soya Milk.
  4. Rasta do not eat any meat, or Chicken – Rasta love to eat fish, vegetables, fruits, and legumes.
  5. Rasta Refrain from drinking Alcohol – Beer included. Wine Included. Some Rasta consume Alcohol.
  6. Rasta do not eat Shell fish – We believe shell fish are dirty because they clean the bottom of the Sea. Rasta believe causes illness in the body.

Again all of these things depend on the individual Rasta. You will find Rasta who consume Alcohol…we are allowed according to our faith. We Rasta know our fate by our choices, so if you witness a Rasta doing these things….he is aware that it is against his fate. He is choosing his own destiny.

Rasta have other Restrictions besides dietary. Read about them in my book Rastafari: Beliefs and Principles on amazon.

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What are the dietary restrictions of Rastafarians?

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What are the dietary restrictions of Rastafarians? by Empress Yuajah

Answer by Empress Yuajah:

Well…we have many dietary restrictions…however, it depends on how that Rasta chooses to follow the Rasta Livity (faith). Deeply or not so deeply.

  1. Rasta do not add salt to food – Rasta believe Salt is something that creeps upvegb20121218sg (1) and causes illness in the body. More Jah spiritually without the salt.
  2. Rasta don’t eat eggs (I don’t) – I don’t eat chicken or chicken embryos. Instead I eat tofu or vegan bologna (something like that)
  3. Rasta do not drink cows milk – Instead we often opt for Almond, or Soya Milk.
  4. Rasta do not eat any meat, or Chicken – Rasta love to eat fish, vegetables, fruits, and legumes.
  5. Rasta Refrain from drinking Alcohol – Beer included. Wine Included. Some Rasta consume Alcohol.
  6. Rasta do not eat Shell fish – We believe shell fish are dirty because they clean the bottom of the Sea. Rasta believe causes illness in the body.

Please check out my link on 6 rules to cook Ital Rastafood. Blessed.

Again all of these things depend on the individual Rasta. You will find Rasta who consume Alcohol…we are allowed according to our faith. We Rasta know our fate by our choices, so if you witness a Rasta doing these things….he is aware that it is against his fate. He is choosing his own destiny.

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What is the symbol of the Rastafari religion?

What is the symbol of the Rastafari religion? by Yuajah Wolks

Answer by Yuajah Wolks:

This is a great question and I am happy to answer it. The 2 “symbols” of the Rastafari Livity and Movement is…

  1. The Lion of Judah: A lion holding or carry a golden scepter with the Ethiopian flag of Red Yellow and Green, hanging off of it.
  1. The Jewish Star of David: The Star of David representing the Kings of Judah, from biblical times, including King Selassie I.
  1. Sometimes we Rasta and manufacturing companies like to combine the star of David and the Lion of Judah. Its a very common symbol on Rastafari clothing.
  2. “Rasta Prayers: Rasta Prayers and Healing Scripture” in the introduction of this book…I explain the purpose of both these symbols.
    Blessed Love. King Selassie I.

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What/Who is “Jah Rastafari?”

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  1. King Selassie I  – King Selassie I (is) a man. We Rasta call him “Jah Rastafari.”
  2. God of Rasta people – Jah Rastafari is the God of Rasta People. But, if you ask a Rasta he/she will say, he is the god of “all people.”
  3. A Spirit Entity that lives – We Rasta never say King Selassie I is dead. We Rasta refer to H.I.M in the present tense. He is so powerful, and so necessary to life, that he lives forever…in spirit.
  4. The creator of Heaven and Earth Jah Rastafari is the creator of heaven and earth. Some people call him “God.” If you called upon me but not by my right name, I also may not answer.
  5. The spirituality of NaziritesRastafari is the spirituality of the Nazirites of the biblical times. Rastafari is of today. Same spirituality. “no razor shall come upon his head” Rasta Dreadlocks grow and flow and hang down low.
  6. Jah Rastafari beliefs of Rasta people – Jah Rastafari is the name of our spirituality. Rastafari people are the people who know Jah Rastafari is the creator. We are also called “Rasta.” For short.

I hope this helped to clarify how Rasta use the term “Jah Rastafari.”

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