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It is amazing to travel around the Dominican Republic. I also love finding hidden gems close to home. From off-road driving through the woods, to boat trips to nearby islands and of course a few little spa treatments, I can’t help but love every minute of my time here.

There’s so much to discover in the Dominican Republic. Join me in my travels around the island.

Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival 2016

The fourth annual Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival will take place Friday, July 1st and Saturday, July 2nd 2016 at Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort.

The annual event showcases the vast, diverse cuisine available in Punta Cana, and is a treat for gourmet food enthusiasts and lovers of fine wines. Continue reading Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival 2016

Cathedral of Santa María la Menor in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo

I spent the weekend at the V Symposium Caribbean Genealogy and History (V Simposio Caribeño Genealogia e Historia) , held this year in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Continue reading Cathedral of Santa María la Menor in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo

Punta Cana: 5 Photos To Fuel Your Travel Inspiration

Punta Cana is a place like no other and offers incredible scenery, beaches, surf, kind and welcoming people, flavorful food from street vendors and fine dining restaurants, and prices that are easy on the wallet…if you know where to go. It’s a place where you can relax by the pool or seaside, and experience adventure. Continue reading Punta Cana: 5 Photos To Fuel Your Travel Inspiration

One Amazing Day On Saona Island

The Dominican Republic boasts some of the most stunning beaches I have ever seen.

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to visit Saona Island with my very good friend Larysa Fedorchenko. Larysa really knows her way around most of this island! Continue reading One Amazing Day On Saona Island

Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve

When you think of Punta Cana, you probably picture Caribbean sand and surf. However, you should also consider a visit to the awe-inspiring Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve, a privately protected area of lowland subtropical forest in the heart of Punta Cana. Continue reading Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve

A Visit to Alcázar de Colón

The Alcázar de Colón, or Columbus Alcazar, located in Santo Domingo, and forms part of the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo World Heritage Site. It is located at the east end of the enormous Plaza de España, overlooking the Ozama River. Built in the 16th century, it was initially the home of Diego Colon, the son of Christopher Columbus. This building is a must-see! Continue reading A Visit to Alcázar de Colón