Jamaica is a gorgeous destination, complete with ideal weather and sensational beaches. If you’re looking to vacation in Montego Bay, you’re going to love the luxurious hotels, championship golf courses, and famed “Hip Strip”, with its restaurants, shops, bars, and entertainment. Make your getaway that much more memorable with a stay at Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa...
A stay on the north coast is just what the Doctor Bird ordered Hello---I’m reading the foremost author on the birds of Jamaica---whose name is Bond. James Bond. James Bond was an American ornithologist who wrote Birds of the West Indies in 1936. Ian Fleming moved to Jamaica and was a passionate bird watcher and owned a copy of Birds of...
Some locals sniff that Red Stripe is for tourists, and when we were present at Scotchies green Heineken bottles inhabited the rustic bar in company with the red and white labels. But Red Stripe is indisputably the most iconic symbol of Jamaica aside from Usain Bolt smiling from a green and yellow T-shirt. Red Stripe beer appeared in the...
Scotchies in Montego Bay is widely celebrated as the best jerk chicken pit in Jamaica. And its name is derived from the potent pepper that imbues jerk meats with their kick. The Scotch Bonnett pepper that is the foundation of jerk chicken spices has a heat rating of between 100 thousand and 400 thousand Scoville units. The Jalapeño measures 25...
They’ve been making rum in Jamaica since Thomas Jefferson was 6 years old, and one can’t throw a stone here at the Moon Palace Jamaica Grande without hitting someone holding a tall glass with a pineapple wedge on the rim containing some rum-based potion in colors of every wave length. Since guests here are from everywhere, it’s always 5...
To some, the phrase “Unlimited Luxury” connotes all you can eat. To an equal if not greater data set, it means all you can drink. Here at Breathless Montego Bay, one can channel one’s inner Dionysus or Bacchus at multiple excellent tropical bars, where you can conduct endless chemistry experiments with your bartender as your lab assistant. Hey, if it’s...
After a hard day of hiking, paddle-boarding, playing on the beach or one of the other hundreds of activities you can do on Oahu, you deserve a colorful cocktail! We asked some of our favorite resorts for some of their most famous drink recipes! Bottoms up! Hawaiian Salt – Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Oahu 1 1/4 oz. Ocean Vodka (from...
Destination of the Month Weather
guanacaste, costa rica
70.5 ° F