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James Bond’s Jamaican Rum

 “It’s just that I’d rather die of drink than of thirst” — James Bond in Ian Fleming’s Thunderball  The guests to Ian Fleming’s Goldeneye villa in Jamaica were welcomed with a singular cocktail called the “Old Man’s Thing.” The recipe for …

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The 7 Best Boutique Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas

 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 …

How to Move to Goldeneye

 By Alexander Britell From Jamaica’s Half Moon to a grotto in the Exumas, globetrotting spy James Bond always seems to find himself in the Caribbean, the perfect jet-set location for the globetrotting 007. But it’s also because the Caribbean is …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you love Jamaica, jerk, and jammin’ to some conscious vibes as much as we do, you’ll want to book your airfare and buy tickets right now to NyamJam, a food and music festival scheduled …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon,CJ Travel Editor There are two types of Caribbean travelers in this world: People (like me) who walk into their hotel room and immediately set the air-conditioning to tundra-like temps. And those who love nothing better than to …

 Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica IF IAN FLEMING had concocted a rum punch, this would have been it. The Goldeneye Punch is equal parts James Bond, Chris Blackwell and Jamaica. Goldeneye, the estate on Jamaica’s Oracabessa Bay where Fleming created James …