What to expect on a visit to these shores
A video introduction to the Dominican Republic… dorky lyrics but great imagery
Cap-Haitien, Haiti.- The sun rises slowly over the bay in Cap-Haitien casting a soft golden light over the town as the car trundles laboriously along potholed streets. All around us the city begins to stir, vendors appear on the street corners and groups of schoolchildren, books in hand, shield their eyes against the glare as [...]
You had planned to stay a week or two, but you lose the urge for going. Your boat throws down roots like a mangrove… it happens all the time in Luperon’s harbor…
Judy Warrington’s students do “extreme school makeovers”
These two innovators, working independently, provide cheap, effective filters that make polluted water potable.
Find lots of interesting information in the official guide
After a year of legwork we discovered an ideal combination of quality, price and consistency from a small, Cuban family-run factory hidden away in the Cibao Valley
Historical timeline of the Dominican Republic
On a countryside drive we come to an unusual rest stop, run by an English heiress
You’d be surprised how much vacation you can squeeze out of a four-day getaway. Behold New York city designer Cynthia Rowley and her family, who spend a long weekend in the Dominican Republic hopscotching nonstop from surfing to horseback riding to swinging Tarzan-style through the jungle. And that’s just between breakfast and lunch.
Post card collection depicts the hands of people at work rolling fine cigars in the Dominican Republic. Photographed by Owen Franken in 2007 at Luis Cuevas factory, a duotone treatment of these recent pictures emphasizes how this caring, handmade process is a tradition that has gone unchanged since its very beginnings.
Two hours into the mountains, Maxima Aventura is a wilderness dude ranch for adventure travelers and extreme sports enthusiasts
The Caribbean’s secret is out: Puerto Plata offers affordable luxury in today’s economy
The spectacular Playa Grande Golf Course has pegged the nickname “Pebble Beach of the Caribbean”