Dominican Republic

What Does The Future Hold For Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is a quiet little village on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic that offers a different future for expats seeking a simpler life. Louis Garcia escaped the hectic life of Santo Dominigo over 20 years ago to settle his Professional English School and his family in the village of Cabrera and […]

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What Is So Special About Cabrera Dominican Republic

Continuing our interview with Louis Garcia of the Professional English School we discuss exactly why Cabrera is so accepting of and friendly to expats from America, Canada and Europe. Louis is a well known and influential local businessman in Cabrera and he has a finger on the pulse of the locals in Cabrera. He understands […]

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Louis Garcia Explains Why He Moved His Language School To Cabrera Dominican Republic

Teacher, teacher… it is pretty common to see local Cabrera residents approach Louis Garcia on the street with the greeting… “teacher, teacher”. As you will learn in this segment of our interview with Louis Garcia, the Professional English School has carved a niche as the premier language school in Cabrera and the surrounding area. Louis’s […]

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Coffee With Louis Garcia On The Malecon In Cabrera Dominican Republic

Cabrera Dominican Republic is the adopted home of an interesting bunch of folks. Louis Garcia of the Professional English School is one of those interesting transplants. Of course, no interview with Louis can start without a good “fish story”. This coffee on the Malecon was no different. Louis tells us how he discovered Cabrera on […]

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The Rat Race Part 2

Now that Hurricane Irma has passed and most of our cleanup is completed I’m able to continue with part 2 of the Rat Race. Moving forward it’s the second aspect the “why we can’t just now” group that’s a bit more complex. It’s this second group that has several more variances accompanying it. More obstacles […]

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IRMA’s On Her Way

With a 90% chance of at least receiving a strong tropical storm it amazes me how people just seem to take these things for granted. Having weathered many Cyclones and Hurricanes I know! I know what they are capable of doing. Roof tin becomes flying razor blades in anything above a cat 3 rating. I’ve […]

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The Rat Race Part 1

In my previous post I noted that I’d be following up with some light hearted examples of what it looks like from our side of the counter. You know those of us viewing the box from the outside in. To get things rolling I’d thought for my first attempt I’d select the subject of “The […]

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Daytrip To Cabarete For Windsurfing And Nightlife

Cabrera Dominican Republic is ideally situated for the quiet life.  Cabrera basically started as a small fishing and agriculture village up on the North Coast and it still retains most of its small village charm.  For some who thrive in the more hectic nightlife and hustle and bustle of a major city or active tourist […]

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Touring The Dominican Republic On A Harley

There are so many different ways to experience all that the Dominican Republic has to offer, especially on the North Coast and up in the mountains of Constanza and Jarabacoa.  While you see thousands of smaller motor bikes and scooters in every town, you do not see nearly as many larger bikes, like Harleys or […]

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Cemetary Beach Has Come A Long Way Over A Few Years

While there are no shortages of almost deserted beaches to enjoy in and around Cabrera, it is always interesting to see how they are maturing.  One such beach is the little Cemetary Beach in Rio San Juan.  If you recall, we took a stroll through this area a few years ago and it was virtually […]

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