road trip

Jarabacoa From The Air – Cabrera Is Home – Jarabacoa Is Our Escape

If you have followed us for any time at all you know that we really enjoy our daytrips out of Cabrera.  One of our favorite weekend escapes is to the mountain region around Jarabacoa and Constanza.  The mountain region offers a great change in scenery compared to the unspoiled beaches surrounding Cabrera.  We have taken […]

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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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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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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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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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Mountain Biking Around Cabrera 2017

In a recent post I did a little video about all the renovations the city has made to the little central park in Cabrera.  While I was shooting I noticed that there were a group of mountain bicycle riders starting to gather for their annual Mountian Bike trek around Cabrera.  I thought I would share […]

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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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Jarabacoa Dominican Republic – Perfect Mountain Retreat To Sit Out A Storm

Jarabacoa is one of those places that we put high on our list of favorite places in the Dominican Republic.  Jarabacoa sits at about 1750 feet above sea level in a valley tucked between the highest mountain peaks in the Dominican Republic.  It is a popular gathering spot for both locals and for tourists that […]

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DBL Cigars – Dominican Big Leaguer Cigars – The Whole Process

DBL Cigars are top notch hand-rolled cigars made right here in the Dominican Republic, just outside of Santiago where the best tobacco is grown.  We are one our marathon tours of the tobacco country and will be checking out as many cigar factories as they will let us visit.  We started with a hot new […]

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