Panoramic views unfold as the cable car glides up 2,565-foot mountain.
Puerto Plata’s scenic Malecón is a scenic beachfront promenade
Jazz foundation adds 73 students who were on the waiting list for free classes
Amber Cove Cruise offers passengers an extensive shore excursion program to enjoy the North Coast
More than 250,000 cruise passengers are expected in the first year.
After enduring years of indignities, Neptune rules again from his rocky perch. Photo by Matt Bokor.
The event featured four nights of free concerts. Photo: DR Jazz Festival Facebook page
Instructors from the Royal Lifesaving Society Canada provided training in Cabarete. Photo: Adan de Miguel
Historic site near Puerto Plata was the first European town in the Americas. Photo: Matt Bokor
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