How to Explore the Heritage & History of the Dominican Republic

Cathedral in Santo Domingo

The Dominican Republic earns fame for its white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and adventurous activities. But when visiting the Dominican Republic, you shouldn’t skip its most historic destinations. The Caribbean nation holds the first European settlements of the New World and has tons of iconic landmarks across its beautiful cities.  From medieval forts to colonial architecture, the … Read more

The huge impact of COVID-19 on the Caribbean way of life

People of the Caribbean are known for their resilience. After all, few other populations have faced a constant risk of life threatening hurricanes the way people of this region have. Yet, COVID-19 has brought threats to the islands unlike any before and these may be impossible to overcome in the short and medium term. Whereas … Read more

The Dominican Republic’s contribution to the history books

Historical church in Santo Domingo

The Dominican Republic is where you’ll find the Caribbean’s highest peak, Pico Duarte, measuring 3175 metres. Mile upon mile of white sand lines its coastline, a fact that hasn’t gone unnoticed by the holidaymakers who fly there to flop beneath its shady palms.  Windsurfers and whale watchers won’t come away disappointed. But there’s far more … Read more

Don’t let bad PR discourage you from visiting the DR!

Dominican Republic flag

The last several months have been difficult for the tourism industry in the Dominican Republic. As many as nine US tourists have died over the last year in the country at its different hotels. This string of deaths (some still unexplained) have gained global attention and many news headlines have been actively discouraging tourists from … Read more

Swing with a view at the top of Montaña Redonda

Empty swing Montana Redonda

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