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Making Room In The SDR Basket

It hasn’t even been a week since releasing my previous post regarding how SDR’s will be the future reserve. While the US Dollar will certainly play an active roll by being one of the largest eggs in the basket, it no longer will it be only egg in the basket. Eventually it will perish its […]

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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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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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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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We’re All Heading In The Same Direction

Before commencing with the subject matter of this post I’d like to mention a few topics that I hope will promote clarity for what follows. I first want to share what over the past six years have become new found realities. Why six years? Because that’s how long I’ve been meeting people through DR Escapes. […]

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Leaving America – It Ain’t Coming Back

Have you noticed the apparent slow but sure disintegration of life as you knew it.  Many of your traditions and beliefs are under siege by a growing number of militants and extremists while violence and crime pits large portions of the citizenry against each other.  Black verses white.  Rich verses poor.  Left verses right.  Haves […]

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Canadian Couple Finally Discovers Cabrera Dominican Republic After 8 Trips To The DR

We love to hear what travelers from across the globe think of our hidden little village of Cabrera on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.  These observations of Rob and Michelle from Canada are no exception.  In fact, their perceptions may be even a bit more telling. You see, Rob and Michelle are pretty […]

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Cabrera Dominican Republic Mayor Jorge Cavoli Shares His Vision For Cabrera

Cabrera Dominican Republic is a village on the move.   We had and opportunity to interview the current Cabrera mayor, Jorge Cavoli, about his vision for Cabrera and his commitment to serve and protect all foreigners and expats that visit or move to Cabrera. Jorge is serving his third term as mayor of Cabrera and […]

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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 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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