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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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Spending The Day With Friends From Alberta Canada At Jarabacoa River Club Resort

You probably already know that we love to hop in the car and head out into the country side to enjoy all that the Dominican Republic has to offer to us expats.  On this day we met up with some friends from Alberta Canada and headed over to the Jarabacoa River Club for a little […]

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Pittsburg PA Resident Sets His Sites On A Better Life In Cabrera Dominican Republic

As I have mentioned in earlier posts, Cabrera Dominican Republic has been solidly on the radar for future retirees for several years.  Not only is it a beautiful little beachside village, it also offers the opportunity for year-round perfect weather and a lower cost of living for retirees on a fixed budget. But lately, we […]

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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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Alberta Canada Couple Discovers Potential For Expat Life In Cabrera

Out-of-touch politicians that push costly social programs in Canada appear to have no concept of the damage they are doing to their own hard-working citizens. We interviewed a young couple from Alberta Canada who have had enough. As they say in the interview… it is disheartening to work your tail off, sometimes up to 80 […]

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Hand Rolled Cigars In Rio San Juan – Jhonny Alduino Explains Why Expats Prefer Cabrera And Rio San Juan

As you probably know, I like a good hand rolled Dominican cigar every now and then.  Today we will stop by one of my favorite little local cigar and gift shops in Rio San Juan to get Jhonny Alduino’s thoughts on why he thinks so many foreigners prefer the Cabrera and Rio San Juan region […]

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What Extremes Governments Will Go To In Order To Grab Tax Dollars – Over 50 Deaths In India And Counting

All over the globe governments are taking rather draconian measures to assure they squeeze every last dime possible in taxes out of their citizens. While we all realize that it does take money for these governments to operate, sometimes it seems that the people be damned in politicians’ quest to maintain iron-fisted control over its […]

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Cabrera Central Park Gets A Big Face Lift – Great For The Village

The central park of many Latin towns and villages is the life blood of the community. That is certainly true here in the village of Cabrera on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. For those of you who have ventured to Cabrera in the past, you will notice all the improvements in landscaping and […]

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Cabrera To Puerto Plata Airport To Pick Up Our Latest Expats

We have met hundreds of families over the last few years of our free Discovery Tours of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.  I have to say that it has been a real joy.  But one of the most satisfying experiences is to make that trip to the airport to pick up the latest […]

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Los Gringos Beach East Of Nagua – Yet Another Uncrowded Beach On The North Coast

Los Gringos Beach in Nagua is one of those fairly well developed beaches that can be quite crowded on holidays and the occasional weekend.  However on most weekdays you can have the whole beach to your self.  Nagua is a busy town of about 80,000 people so you can imagine how festive this beach can […]

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