A tropical resort with something for everyone

A tropical resort with something for everyone

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Coconut water, anyone? We’ve just gotten off our horses on a white-sand beach after swimming with them and we’re real thirsty — yes, we were swimming with them. It’s a signature experience. Our young guide, Mwamba “Steady”...
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 tropical resort with something for everyone

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...
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...