james bond


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 […]


James Bond’s Caribbean Cottage

Searching for 007 at Half Moon, Jamaica By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY – This time there is a cigar, and there is rum.  The soft burn of a Romeo y Julieta Short Churchill and some Blackwell, a Jamaican rum with […]


How to See James Bond's Jamaica

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Get your Goldfinger on at Jamaica’s GoldenEye Hotel & Resort (former home of James Bond creator, author Ian Fleming), where they’ve just announced a new promotional package that allows guests […]


Rum Journal: At Jamaica's Goldeneye, a Punch Fit For James Bond

Above: Goldeneye By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Jamaica’s Goldeneye resort is most famous as the former home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, and boasts a loyal following of effortlessly elegant travelers who converge at its oceanfront Bizot Bar […]

Caribbean Room With a View: Ian Fleming's Villa at Goldeneye in Jamaica

Above: the view at Fleming Beach THIS DESK was where James Bond began. At this desk, Ian Fleming wrote all 14 of the novels about the world’s most famous spy. Today, the grounds of the 22-room Goldeneye (which proved the […]

The Caribbean's Top 10 Snorkeling Destinations for 2013

IT’S ONE OF THE Caribbean’s most popular pastimes – snorkeling. And, thankfully, there are more than enough terrific snorkeling destinations to go around. While these lists always lead to difficult choices, we present to you Caribbean Journal’s inaugural Snorkeling List […]


The Best Rum Cake in the Bahamas

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon I THOUGHT THE SWIMMING PIGS would be the highlight of the day. Boy, was I wrong. I was on a day trip in the Exumas, the 365-island Bahamas archipelago famous for crystal clear waters, talcum sand and […]

A Jamaican Safari in James Bond's Former Stomping Ground

Above: the Swamp Safari Village (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was 1973, and James Bond was in the middle of a fight with a crocodile in Jamaica — one he survived only by using the heads of […]

Director Chris Browne's Quest to Bring Jamaican Film to the World

By Alexander Britell Despite a number of landmark films shot in Jamaica, from Dr. No, the first James Bond film (along with several other Bond films) to Legends of the Fall, the domestic Jamaican film industry is very much in […]


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