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Ten Top Caribbean Movie Destinations: On Location With All At Sea

20 May

Source: All At Sea

Caribbean movie destinations: Captain Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp, struts his stuff on set in Dominica. Photo courtesy of Dominica Film Commission

Captain Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp, struts his stuff on set in Dominica. Photo courtesy of Dominica Film Commission

Enjoy a brush with Hollywood in the Caribbean by visiting nautical sites where famous movies were filmed. Here is a sampling of ten.

 

Caribbean movie destinations: Scene from the movie Twilight shot in Magens Bay, USVI

Scene from the movie Twilight shot in Magens Bay, USVI

1. Magens Bay, St. Thomas, USVI
The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn
The one-mile heart-shaped stretch of white sand beach at Magens Bay was the after-dark shooting site for a scene in the 2011 American-made romantic fantasy. Edward (Robert Pattison) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) are two vampires celebrating their nuptials in the moonlight on the sand and in the surf. This was the last scene shot in the movie. Those in the know say the actors wrapped up the night scene with cocktails and stayed on the beach to watch the sunrise.

Caribbean movie destinations: Button Boat used on Water Island, USVI for the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt! Photo courtesy of USVI Department of Tourism

Button Boat used on Water Island, USVI for the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt! Photo courtesy of USVI Department of Tourism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Water Island, USVI

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Brad Pitt fans take note. In 2008, Brad himself sat on Honeymoon Beach along with Continue reading

#TOP THINGS TO DO IN THE CARIBBEAN

17 May

 SOURCE: PRINCESS CRUISES

Private Island – Princess Cay Bahamas | Princess Cruises

RELAX ON A PRIVATE ISLAND FOR THE DAY, PRINCESS CAYS®

Located on the tiny Bahamian island of Eleuthera, Princess Cays is a secluded island playground, reserved just for Princess guests. Do some shopping, sample island fare and exotic cocktails, swim the crystal-clear waters or just soak up the warm Caribbean sun and watch the kids play on their own pirate’s galleon. For a special treat, reserve a pastel-colored cabana where you can enjoy authentic cuisine, cocktails and some serious “me” time.

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Sail on a Yacht – St. Maarten | Princess Cruises

SAIL ON A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR YACHT IN ST. MAARTEN

Take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be Dennis Conner for the day and race America’s cup yachts in the turquoise blue waters and brisk trade winds of the Caribbean Sea. Grind a winch, trim a sail or punch a stopwatch as you compete against other crews in “the most exclusive sporting event in the world,” followed by a victory celebration and some post-race rum punch.

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#7 Best Caribbean Islands for Nightlife

13 May

SOURCE: FodorsTravel

From dress-to-the-nines salsa clubs to barefoot-in-the-sand beach bars, many Caribbean destinations offer distinctive party scenes that ensure the fun continues long after sundown. If you’re looking for something to spice up your nights, these islands will do the trick.

ARUBA

They pump up the volume at Aruba‘s resort bars when the sun sets. Unlike many other islands, nightlife here isn’t confined to touristy shows. Popular hot spots include Soprano’s Piano Bar in Palm Beach, Mojito’s Cantina and Grill at the Royal Plaza Mall in Oranjestad, and Señor Frogs in Palm Beach. In addition to catching nightly entertainment in one of the many casinos, many of which remain open 24/7, you can slowly savor a drink while Continue reading

Jamaican Chef, Andre Fowles, Wins Food Network’s Chopped

25 Feb

Extracts from Jamaica Observer, News America Now

 

Chef-Andre-Fowles

L-R Brandon Soverall, Keisha Bocage, Andre Fowles and Rocco Nankervis. (Image Source, News America Now)

Jamaican-born Andre Fowles was victorious on Tuesday when he lined up on the Food Network’s highly acclaimed series Chopped as he was announced as the Continue reading

Tami Chynn, Wayne Marshall expecting baby number two

23 Feb

Source: Loop Jamaica 

It seems like 2016 is shaping up to be very prosperous for the Chin- Mitchell clan.

Entertainers Tammar Anika Chin- Mitchell and Wayne Mitchell known professionally as Tami Chynn and Wayne Marshall are about to land a refresher course in ‘newborn-ology’ as the couple is expecting another Continue reading

King Bubba Ties the Knot

22 Feb

Known for his smashing Soca hits such as Mashup (When Ah Touchdown ), Rum King ( Ah Just Start), Whole Night and many more, King Bubba has officially tied the Continue reading

#BlackHistoryMonth: Caribbean Poet; Sir Derek Walcott

15 Feb

Sources:Nobel Prize Org,Poetry Foundation

Born on the island of Saint Lucia in 1930s, a former British colony in the West Indies, poet and playwright Derek Walcott was trained as a painter but turned to writing as a young man. His father, a Bohemian watercolourist, died when Derek and

Sir Derek Walcott (source:thefamouspeople)

his twin brother, Roderick, were only a Continue reading