Five Great Articles About The Dominican Republic
Just a few of our favorites
Every day in the Dominican Republic is a blessing and although we might be a little biased, it’s lovely to see we’re not the only ones who think it. As much as we love writing articles to inform, we also love reading other blogs and learning new things along the way. Here’s a collection of some of our favorite articles about the Dominican Republic.
Cabarete, situated on the north coast, has earned itself a great reputation around the globe for it’s remarkable watersports conditions. Now an incredibly popular spot for kitesurfers, Cabarete has hosted a number of World Kiteboarding events offering chances of a lifetime for our local talent, with many including Ariel Corniel, Luis Alberto Cruz, Robinson Hilario and Adeuri Corniel shaking up the world rankings. Number 1 kitesurfing magazine and regular visitors IKSURF Magazine wrote this great guide about Cabarete, how to get here, where to stay, getting around, weather and conditions and most importantly where to kitesurf!
This small beach side town on the north coast steals the hearts of many including Angelina who has written a great article giving insight into what makes Cabarete so charming and addictively bold. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or looking to kick back and relax, this town has something for everyone. The article even includes a 4-day guide of what to do and where to visit during your trip!
Every country, island and region has it’s own slang words and actions that can be a little confusing to people trying to learn a new language, but once it all comes together, it’s a whole new world. Here in the Dominican Republic, slang is a huge part of day-to-day chat so is important to use to help you say what you mean or need. In addition, it makes for a fun and often-humorous conversation with locals and even if you pronounce something wrong, they will always help to correct you. This fun and informative article from Fluentu gives you a head start with 37 useful slang words ready for your next trip! If you’re not quite ready for that, don’t forget there are many ways to communicate without saying a word that will also help you get by.
Cabarete offers the perfect location for adrenaline junkies and watersports fanatics, however we often forget about those who just want to relax and unwind from their day-to-day stresses. However, unwinding doesn’t mean you have to lie on a sun lounger for two weeks as Annie the Dame Tripper points out. In this neat little article, Annie talks about her top day trips from Cabarete and how you can make each trip as fun, relaxing, active, adventurous and affordable as you wish!
Ok, we’ve cheated on this one, this article wasn’t written about the Dominican Republic, however it talks about life and lessons learned living on a Caribbean island, which certainly translate to the Dominican Republic. One of our favorite lessons learned is the difference between want and need. Living on a Caribbean island makes you realize how little you actually need and how that often leads to a happier, freer and clutter free life! Have a read and you’ll definitely be able to resonate with many of Amanda’s lessons after staying in Cabarete.