Joanna Boxall was born and raised in Grand Cayman. Her parents moved to Cayman from England in the 1960s. She went to the local Catholic school, St. Ignatius until nine years of age and then went to boarding school in England. She then went on to university in London where she gained her BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science at King’s College, London University. The tremendous growth in Cayman through the 1980’s and 90’s encouraged her to found New Resident in 2003. Her first magazine was the Cayman Islands Menu Guide which was reinvented into Good Taste after hurricane Ivan. She has two rambunctious children who are 12 and 8.
Christmas in Cayman: What to Do During the HolidaysBy Joanna Boxall
Christmas is a magical time of year in the Cayman Islands. There are plenty of traditional and festive events to keep you busy during the holiday.
Making Spirits Bright with Jacques ScottBy Joanna Boxall
Spread some Christmas 'cheers' this year and have a merry tipsy time with Jacques Scott!
Purchasing From OverseasBy Joanna Boxall
Guide to purchasing goods from overseas as a resident of the Cayman Islands including duty free allowances and recommended shipping vendors to work with.
Cayman Islands: The Best Offshore Financial CentreBy Joanna Boxall
Find out why the Cayman Islands tops the list as the best offshore financial services jurisdiction.
Reasons to Relocate to Cayman Enterprise City?By Joanna Boxall
How and why international companies are relocating to Cayman's Special Economic Zone.
Elevating the Standards of Cayman's SchoolsBy Joanna Boxall
How the Cayman Islands Office of Education Standards works and the essential school inspection reports which they carry out.
Traffic in Cayman: 2022 UpdateBy Joanna Boxall
The traffic in Cayman can be unbearable but efforts are being made to ease public transport and eliminate unregistered vehicles.
AboutBy Joanna Boxall
The definitive guide to the history and outlook of the Cayman Islands.
Government, History & PoliticsBy Joanna Boxall
Did Columbus really "discover" Cayman? Learn all about Cayman's history, its historical figures plus the Islands' changing political system.
Early Cayman HistoryBy Joanna Boxall
Learn about the history of the Cayman Islands from the initial settlement to the current modernisation.
PiratesBy Joanna Boxall
The ‘Golden Age’ of piracy spanned from the 1650s to the 1730s and Cayman’s most notorious pirate was Edward Teach, otherwise known as Blackbeard.
SlaveryBy Joanna Boxall
Learn about the history of slavery in the Cayman Islands.
The Legal SystemBy Joanna Boxall
The Cayman Islands legal system is based on English common law, with the addition of local statutes that have changed and modernised the common law.
The Political SystemBy Joanna Boxall
The Cayman Islands is a parliamentary democracy with judicial, executive and legislative branches and holds its general elections every four years.
Elections and VotingBy Joanna Boxall
Looking for details about Cayman's 2021 General Elections? Here we provide information on getting registered and casting your vote in Cayman.