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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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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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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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Post-Election Expatriation Phenomena – Bush, Obama, Trump – Just Another Cycle

It is interesting to watch how US Presidential elections trigger cycles in expatriation interest. We started noticing this repeating cycle with the election of the first Bush and it seems to be growing with the election of every new president. The level of post-election immigration interest has grown exponentially since Bush-juniors reelection. I assume people […]

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James Wesley Rawles Says Expatriation May Be The Best Option

We recently had an opportunity to interview James Wesley Rawles about a wide range of hot topics hitting the news and internet in anticipation of the upcoming US presidential elections. If you are not familiar with Jim’s career, he is a very widely followed author and blogger on survival, political and precious metals investment topics. […]

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James Wesley Rawles On The US Presidential Elections

The upcoming US Presidential election is certainly the top topic on the internet and in the news these days.  Perhaps even more important than the individual policies of the president, this election cycle is likely to shape the very foundation of the law in the US for the next decades through Supreme Court appointments. While […]

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Erosion Of America’s Foundation – How Do You Handle Change?

Have you ever considered how you handle change?  Obviously we have a bit of an exaggerated perspective because many of the people we interact with are considering a rather significant change in lifestyle and location.   And interestingly, it seems that people have a little easier time with the decision-making part of change when they are […]

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Crime In The Dominican Republic – Is It Really Worse Than Back Home

We routinely hear “I want to take the free DR Escapes North Coast Discovery Tour and I want to find out if I should retire or move my family offshore.  But FIRST, is the Dominican Republic safe?” I can’t tell you how often we get asked this question by people that are considering a visit […]

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