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March 14, 2024 9 mins

So you’ve made up your mind: Jamaica is your next beach vacation. In our previous episode with Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, we traveled to the best beaches and whet your appetite for Jamaican jerk, beef patties, and of course, rum punch. 

Today, Angie Orth welcomes journalist and photographer Kris Griffiths to talk about another very important part of Jamaican culture, reggae music. Specifically, the influence of the legendary Bob Marley. As a fan of Marley and his cultural legacy, Griffiths is here to share everything you need to know about visiting Jamaica, especially for all the Bob Marley fans out there. 

You’ll hear about the important role of Bob Marley in Jamaican and world culture as a musician and advocate for peace. Griffiths shares the must-see spots in Trenchtown for fans, including the Trenchtown Culture Yard, Bob Marley Museum, and Tuff Gong Studios. You’ll hear about the best time for music lovers to visit and the unique contents of the cultural icon’s favorite beverage. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • The lasting impact of Bob Marley on Jamaican culture (1:30)
  • Exploring the neighborhood where he grew up (2:23)
  • Visiting his home and what you’ll see there (4:18)
  • The best time to visit Jamaica for live reggae music (6:57)
  • Sipping Marley’s favorite drink (7:46)

Connect with Kris Griffiths:

Website: http://www.krisgriffiths.co.uk/

Rough Guides article: https://www.roughguides.com/articles/kingston-jamaica-in-the-footsteps-of-bob-marley/

X: http://twitter.com/krisgriffiths

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/greendoor8/videos

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/krisgriffiths

Connect with AAA:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aaa-auto-club-enterprises

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AAAAutoClubEnterprises

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AAAAutoClubEnterprises

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