Things to do in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata is on the north side of the Dominican Republic, and is the country’s ninth-largest city. The name translates to ‘Silver Port’ and is so-called for the history of shipwrecks on a reef just off of the coastline, and because of the mist covering the mountains that makes them appear silver. There are a variety of... more →
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Cabarete Dominican Republic Overview

Cabarete is a beach town located in North Coast of the Dominican Republic. It’s probably the most diverse beach town in the entire country, as there are many expats from all over the world. There are especially a lot of Europeans. Besides the tropical weather, the main reason there are so many expats come here is because of... more →
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Sosua Dominican Republic Overview

Sosua is a small beach town on the North Coast of the DR. It’s located in the middle of Puerta Plata and Cabarete. During the 90’s and early 2000’s, Sosua has gained a reputation for being sex tourism hot spot. However in the past several years, the government has tried to make the town more family friendly and has shut... more →
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Bonao Dominican Republic Overview

One of my absolute favorite cities in the Dominican Republic is Bonao. After staying in a big city like Santo Domingo for a while, you feel the need to escape. And for me there is no better escape than Bonao. This is a small and safe city in the exact center of the country with an urban population of about 60,000. There’s... more →
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Things to do in Santiago Dominican Republic

Santiago de los Caballeros is the second largest city in the Dominican Republic with a population of a little over a half million. But once you visit the city, you will realize that it feels a lot smaller than this. The city is quite spread out, so if you were living here for awhile then you would need a car. There are no skyscrapers... more →
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