James Bond.

Sixty years ago, those three words from the silver screen began an era of intrigue and fascination with the 007 franchise and global adventure travel.

I remember watching the first James Bond movie with my mom on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Roger Moore fought Jaws in the movie "The Spy Who Loved Me". He used an array of teched-out vehicles, including an amphibious sports car that dove into the ocean and then shot a helicopter out of the sky, and ingenious weapons.

The destinations that caught my attention were the snow-covered peaks of the Swiss Alps, the ancient sites of Egypt and the beaches of Italy.

I didn't know where all of these locations were at the time, but they made me feel good. Ian Fleming's literary spy brought to life a lot of places.

For anyone who's ever dreamed of racing sports cars through the streets of Monaco, water skiing on Lake Como, or diving into the aqua waters of Jamaica, you're in the right place.


Black Tomato, the travel partner of EON productions, just announced a limited, ultra-glamorous, multi-country European itinerary that will bring 007 to life.

There are just 60 adventures that can be booked as a group or individual. It was in time for the anniversary. More information, including prices, will be released at a later time.

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These adventures will take you all around the world. There is a setting ripe for a daring adventure. From the private jetty of your hotel, you can take inspiration from James Bond in "License To Kill" and water ski along the shoreline.

On their way to Villa La Gaeta, take the skies above the towns of Bellagio and Varenna. As you approach the airport, you will be met by the Riva boat and a bottle of champagne. The Villa del Balbianello is the location of "Casino Royale" and you can take a private tour of the place.

The oldest equestrian center in Europe is located in France and is called Chteau de Chantilly. It was the lavish estate of the villain Max Zorin in "A View to a Kill" You can take a horseback riding adventure through the forest to see the villain's hideout.

Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco. BUMBLE DEE/JAMES BOND INDICIA © 1962-2022 DANJAQ AND MGM

Although Black Tomato is the official partner for the film's anniversary, there are other ways to immerse yourself in the world of 007.

Special Ops training with EMBARK Beyond

A yacht broker and a luxury travel agency have collaborated to create itineraries in the Caribbean and Mediterranean.

It's time to create a big screen-worthy itinerary after you choose one of the two six-stateroom yachts to charter.

There are opportunities for participants to jump out of a helicopter or skydive with a Special Ops agent from a security company that employs elite U.S. Special Operations personnel.

If you're interested in booking the experience, you'll need to work with Embark Beyond to modify the itinerary and with Northrop & Johnson to choose the charter that's right for you.

Scene from "No Time to Die." JASIN BOLAND/AMES BOND INDICIA © 1962-2022 DANJAQ AND MGM

Stay and play like 007

It's not necessary to book a luxury itinerary to experience the world of Bond.

You can book a stay at the Hotel Cala di Volpe in Sardinia, Italy, where the movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" was filmed, if you remember my first and favorite Bond movie. There are award nights every night.

The Northolme Resort & Spa is an homage to James Bond author Ian Fleming with villas perched on stilts in the rainforest and over the ocean. There are award nights that are bookable.

There are trips to beach destinations on the best bucket list.

You can rent villas that were used in Bond films if you want to live large in a supervillain style. There are two stand-out options in StayONE.

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, you can stay in an oceanfront villa with room for 12 on the island where Fleming wrote his James Bond novels and where scenes from "No Time to Die" and "Dr. No" were filmed.

In the estate where For Your Eyes Only was filmed. It is large enough for 18 Bond fans.