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.
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: 2020 Update on Taxis and Unlicensed VehiclesBy 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.
Cayman's OutlookBy Joanna Boxall
Financial, environmental and tourism overviews, along with discussions on current economic and capital redevelopment projects.
Cayman's Facts & FiguresBy Joanna Boxall
Want to know the population of the Cayman Islands or the GDP? Here we list all the important statistics and numbers pertaining to the country.
FormalitiesBy Joanna Boxall
Living in Cayman comes with a unique set of formalities from Island-wide Sunday closings, casual workwear, a varying date system, and Caymankindness