Tag Archives: Life in Punta Cana

Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

“Do what you love.” How many people can actually have the opportunity to do that?

Yet that is exactly what I have done. I started working in Real Estate after several years in another field. I have grown to love it, and to love the opportunities it has given me to help people in Punta Cana. Continue reading Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Relocating to another country is an exciting prospect, with a wealth of new possibilities and adventures awaiting you. It can be daunting, though, and sometimes frightening for families. Your children’s reaction to moving to another country could be massive enthusiasm and excitement or a complete rejection of the idea and an unwillingness to leave their old life and friends behind. Continue reading Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Moving With Dogs to Punta Cana – Infographic

Are you a dog owner who is looking for a new crib or will be moving to a new place soon in Punta Cana? Unfortunately, your moving experience is about to become a few times more complicated as you would need to figure out a way to move your furry friends as well. In the following infographic created by Moving FC, you can learn the basics of moving your dogs before, during, and after the move. Continue reading Moving With Dogs to Punta Cana – Infographic

Why Do Punta Cana Expats Complain So Much?

I find it curious that so many people here seem to make a habit of bashing Dominican culture and even Dominican people in general, expressing negative views about almost all aspect of Dominican society and life in the island. Continue reading Why Do Punta Cana Expats Complain So Much?

7 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Punta Cana

Living on an island in the Caribbean surrounded by beautiful golf courses and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of Dominican coffee, freshly picked fruit, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off. This is paradise. This is a dream come true. Continue reading 7 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Punta Cana

5 Key Facts Expats Should know about Living in Punta Cana

If you’ve made the move to Punta Cana or you’re still looking for more information on what living in Punta Cana is like, here are some key facts that will help make your stay much more fun. Continue reading 5 Key Facts Expats Should know about Living in Punta Cana

7 Tips for Staying Sane In Punta Cana

Last night I was asked on Facebook by fellow expat for my tips on keeping a positive attitude in Punta Cana. What a great question and one I’ve got a lot of answers to that I’ll be writing about more in detail here in the future. But in the meantime, I’ve come up with a summarized version of my top seven tips to keep a “glass half full” mentality when you find yourself in a slump. Of course, living abroad involves being proactive. Continue reading 7 Tips for Staying Sane In Punta Cana

Scandals in Paradise

Gossip. I had no idea this was the most popular form of entertainment among the local resident expats here in Punta Cana before I made the move, although I suppose I should have had an idea since I am fully aware of how small-town gossip works. I didn’t realize it immediately, most likely because I was too busy trying to get my business up and running. Once the business took off, the floodgates crashed open and we were quickly thrown into the scandalous gossip headlines, updated and re-told daily. Continue reading Scandals in Paradise

My Episode of House Hunter’s International in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

House Hunters International follows me with a newly engaged couple find their new Punta Cana home!

Cory St. Clair from Indiana and his fiancé Karen-Ann Peterson a native and former Miss Aruba, embark on a journey to find their new home in Punta Cana. The show begins with the couple at The Gold Coast Residence in Aruba, visiting some of their favorite places such as The Screaming Eagle Restaurant, Paseo de Herencia shopping mall and photo shoot with one of Aruba’s well-known photographer Ms. Julia Renfro on Eagle Beach. Continue reading My Episode of House Hunter’s International in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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