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Puerto Morelos, Mexico Is Getting a New Beach Hotel

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Puerto Morelos, the tiny beach town in Mexico that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, is about to get a major new luxury hotel.  It’s called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos, the third outpost by The Fives, a growing boutique […]


In St Barth, Finding The Rhythm of Caribbean Rum

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My journey started with the thrill of the prop plane nosing down for a “bombs away” landing at the Gustaf III airport runway, one of the shortest in the world, as the landing gear of the Tradewind Aviation plane hammered […]


Marley Coffee Expands to Playa del Carmen

The Caribbean coast of Mexico has its first-ever Marley Coffee.  The Jamaican coffee brand has opened a new coffee house at T”he Fives Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen.  It’s just the second coffee shop by the brand, which is […]


How This Negril Hotel Is Celebrating Bob Marley’s Birthday

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Hotel company Karisma is planning a big bash to celebrate what would have been the 80th birthday of global music icon Bob Marley.  The company’s Azul Beach Resort Negril is planning a week of events to mark the occasion from […]

In Barbados, The House on Rihanna Drive

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This one-way street on the outskirts of Bridgetown has two lines of colorful houses just across Spring Garden Highway from the sea. But it’s the green-and-yellow one three quarters of the way down the road that brings the pilgrims. Robyn […]

The 7 Best Boutique Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas

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We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while […]


Rum Journal: A Terrific New Caribbean Rum: One Drop

When it made its debut four years ago, Harbour Island’s Afrohead rum sent a shockwave through the industry. Its superb design — and its drinkability — were a refreshing addition to the Caribbean’s rum offering. It was bold, it was cool […]

6 Ways to Experience Negril


By Bob Curley CJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and […]

Ben & Jerry’s Now Has a Bob Marley Flavor: One Love

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Ben & Jerry’s newest flavor is all about the Caribbean. The company has announced the launch of the new “Bob Marley’s One Love” flavor, named for Bob Marley’s legendary song. The flavor is the result of a partnership with the […]

Relaunching Bob Marley’s Classic “Exodus”

This June, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley & the Wailers’ classic Exodus album. The band’s ninth studio album was released on June 3, 1977, featuring a new backing band, and […]

At Royalton Blue Waters, The Perfect Afternoon Cocktail

Celebrating Marley with a special cocktail I’m in Jamaica, on the beach with Bob Marley. Alas, it’s not the dearly departed king of reggae himself. Instead, this Bob Marley is a red, green and gold-colored frozen concoction that Winston, the […]

VIDEO: Bob Marley’s Grandson Has Serious Talent

The Marley family has been continuing to expand the power of its name for years, both in the musical realm and beyond. And it’s now clear that the newest branches of Bob Marley’s family tree are equally strong. Marley’s 19-year-old […]


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