Dominican Republic Travel Guides for Backpackers

Experience the Beauty and Paradise of the Dominican Republic!

If you are a lover of exploring the beauty of nature, then the Dominican Republic is one of the most adventurous countries in the Caribbean island that should be on top of your list. The country is on Hispaniola Island and it is the second largest Caribbean island, after Cuba. Santo […]
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Dominican Republic: The Perfect Holiday Destination

I found myself living in the Paradise. Yes, in the Dominican Republic, maybe you don’t know it as the Dominican Republic but I’m pretty sure you have heard about Punta Cana. Well, we are more than that. This part of the island with a little bit less than 11 million […]
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Playa Blanca beach in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic is the place where your paradise beach dreams will definitely come true, and yes, we are talking about Punta Cana, the destination you've always dreamed of for your vacations. I'm talking about the hot tropical weather, blue skies, turquoise waters and white sands. Punta Cana is located to the […]
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Santo Domingo: A Tale of Two Cities

Before I moved abroad to the wonderfully grey England skies, I lived 18 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Blue skies, warm people, and extremely warm weather. My childhood was sitting under the shade of the mango tree at my grandpa's house, while gleefully – of course, enjoying a mango. […]
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Santo Domingo, the first city of the 'New World'

If you have ever been captivated by the beauty of The Americas, you have probably wondered about the moment in history in which such a culturally rich continent collided with the western world. Yes, we all know about Christopher Columbus' exploits, but do you know about The America's first continuously inhabited […]
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Santo Domingo: traffic chaos and the Dominican passion

HISPAÑOLA AND SANTO DOMINGO Avenida Espana looking towards the city For all of you who are not completely sure what or where that is; Santo Domingo is in the capital of the second biggest island in the Caribbean, right after Cuba. The island is now officially called Hispañola, due to Peter Martyr […]
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: PARADISE IN PUNTA CANA

At the beach   At the Cave           Street vendors In 2009, I was fortunate to combine work and play in the sun-swept resort of Iberostar PUNTA CANA  in the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. As a professional tennis coach, I applied for a teaching gig through a site […]
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Dominica Island: Living like a local in Giraudel Village, the Flower Town.

I have always dreamed of finding the ultimate natural place to live in, a place where I could be surrounded by trees and flowers and where the sun shone all the time. It seemed just a dream, but in 2008 I met the person who is now my husband and […]
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La Romana, Casa de Campo Piece of Paradise

The Dominican Republic has a reputation for being a paradise on earth thanks to its incredible beaches, vibrant culture, and seafood! For me, DR truly lived to this expectation! I had an excellent chance to experience some of the finest things Dominican Republic has to offer and may I say one […]
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Exploring the Dominican Republic: Excursion to Saona island

Why Saona? Let's start at the very beginning. I have been living in the Dominican Republic for more than a year now (yes, I live where you vacation) and this is the second time that my mom visits me. I am originally from Budapest, Hungary, a beautiful European country. On […]
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Bonaire: The B in the ABC of the Caribbean

Bonaire : The B-eautiful in the ABC islands of the Caribbean.   A little bit about Bonaire Island Having the time to enjoy this fantastic Caribbean jewel I understand why the Dutch wanted to make sure it was a part of their kingdom, it is absolutely paradisiacal. Bonaire for a […]
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