Something For Everyone: Half Moon Resort

Something For Everyone: Half Moon Resort

By Eileen Ogintz MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Mixology classes for the adults… sailing and diving classes for the kids. And plenty of sun, sand and ocean for everyone at the iconic Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, a scant 10 minutes from the airport and spread out...
A Different Kind of Trail Ride

A Different Kind of Trail Ride

Swimming with Rescued Horses At Half Moon Bay In Jamaica By Eileen Ogintz MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Surf and Turf… but not for dinner. In this case, it means riding a horse on “the turf,” and then swimming with a horse in the surf. So here I am in the bay at Half...
Jamaican Food at Its Best: Star San

Jamaican Food at Its Best: Star San

By Eileen Ogintz PORT ANTONIO, JAMAICA — A pinch of turmeric… a sprinkle of pimento (all-spice). Award-winning and well-known Jamaican Chef Brian Lumley is showing us how to make coconut curry shrimp and just-caught fish—lionfish, parrot fish, snapper—that will...
What’s On Your Bucket List? Add GoldenEye

What’s On Your Bucket List? Add GoldenEye

By Eileen Ogintz ORACABESSA BAY, Jamaica — What’s your top bucket list trip? During the Pandemic, we’ve all had a lot of time to think about it. Beautiful flowering trees at GoldenEye Resort For Nesa Nourmohammadi, it was a trip to GoldenEye Resort in Jamaica,...
Communing With James Bond at GoldenEye

Communing With James Bond at GoldenEye

By Eileen Ogintz ORACABESSA BAY, Jamaica — Ian Fleming fell in love—hard. He was a British intelligence analyst when he found himself in Jamaica during World War II for a British- American intelligence (read that “spy”) summit and told himself after the war, he...
Good To Have a Plan B – Authentic Jamaica

Good To Have a Plan B – Authentic Jamaica

By Eileen Ogintz FALMOUTH, Jamaica — Aeon Cummings, by all measures, has made his Jamaican parents and grandparents proud—select college and business school in the U.S., top jobs with Fortune 500 companies, a beautiful family and house in suburban Connecticut....