5 Reasons You Should Not Visit the Dominican Republic (And Why You Should)

The Dominican Republic, known for its pristine beaches, lively culture, and rich history, is a popular tourist destination in the Caribbean. Thousands of travelers flock to this tropical paradise every year. However, just like any other destination, the Dominican Republic has its downsides. Here are five reasons why you might reconsider planning a trip to … Read more

Is Punta Cana Safe?

Located in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is a beautiful destination for those looking for a beautiful beach-front break. Known for its outstanding beaches, beautiful cities, delicious cuisine, and some of the best rums in the world, the Dominican Republic is a sought-after destination for many. That said, when it comes to safety and crime … Read more

10 Best Secrets Resorts For An All-Inclusive Getaway

Couples and friends often choose Secrets Resorts as their preferred adult-only destination in the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of Europe. One of the reasons is the generous all-inclusive rates that provide unlimited dining and exciting activities. Additionally, their adult-only policy ensures a peaceful and intimate atmosphere for guests, whether you’re traveling with a group or … Read more

9 Reasons You May Hate Your Caribbean Vacation

We love the Caribbean, it is a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the beach and (almost) year-round beautiful weather. But that doesn’t mean a trip to the Caribbean is for everyone or that it will go perfectly. So just to ensure your expectations are set correctly, here are 10 reasons your Caribbean vacation may … Read more

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