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Digital Nomad Life in Oracabessa, Jamaica

By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Digital nomads like living in Falmouth, Jamaica because of its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and affordable cost of living. The best neighborhood to live in is Trelawny, which is known for its laid-back atmosphere and stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. The approximate population of Falmouth, Jamaica is 16,000. The weather in Falmouth, Jamaica is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Falmouth is approximately $1,500 USD, including rent, food, transportation, and entertainment. To rent a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Falmouth, it would cost around $500 USD per month.

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How do I meet people in Oracabessa?

When we asked people living in Oracabessa about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:

"Oracabessa, is a small town known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. Expats living in Oracabessa often join local clubs and participate in activities to immerse themselves in the local culture and meet new people. One popular activity is joining local sports clubs, such as cricket, football, or even water sports like surfing and diving. These clubs not only provide a fun way to stay active but also offer a great opportunity to socialize and meet both locals and fellow expats. Expats also often participate in local community events and festivals. Oracabessa is known for its music festivals, particularly reggae, which attract both locals and foreigners. Attending these events is a great way to experience the local culture and meet new people. Joining local volunteer organizations is another common activity among expats. This could involve helping out at local schools, participating in beach clean-up initiatives, or contributing to other community development projects. Volunteering not only helps to make a positive impact on the community but also provides a platform to connect with like-minded individuals. Expats in Oracabessa also often join local cooking classes or language exchange groups. These activities not only help them to better understand and appreciate the local culture but also provide opportunities to socialize. In addition to these activities, expats often meet people through their daily routines, such as at local markets, cafes, or even at the beach. Many also make connections through their accommodation, as many expats choose to live in expat communities or shared housing. Finally, online platforms and social media groups also play a significant role in helping expats connect in Oracabessa. These platforms often have information about upcoming events, local clubs, and other social activities, making it easier for expats to find opportunities to socialize and meet new people," said one person in Oracabessa.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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