IMPORTANT UPDATE According to the official press release by the Puerto Plata Tourism Cluster, the Dominican Rum Festival 2019 edition has been cancelled. Please read the details in the official announcement. In one month on August 16-17, Puerto Plata will celebrate the second edition of the Dominican Rum Festival. [...]
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In the middle of vivid discussions about the recent tragic incidents in the Dominican Republic, we'd like to share some positive news about our beautiful and lovely country. Undoubtedly, our hearts go out to the affected families and we sympathize with their situations. It is worth noting that millions [...]
At your home country it may be easy to make environmentally friendly decisions. But what about during a vacation in the Dominican Republic, especially on the North Coast? If you stay in Sosua, Cabarete or Puerto Plata, you may want to know about these 10 simple steps that will [...]
After the great announcement from Virgin Voyages, the North Coast of the Dominican Republic receives another important news. This time another big cruise company Oceania Cruises announces that they have included Puerto Plata in its itinerary for 2019-2020. Oceania Cruises is a premium cruise line based in Miami, Florida [...]
Semana Santa is translated from Spanish as Holy Week and refers to the Easter holidays. This week is also associated for many with spring break. If you are going to be in the Dominican Republic for this time of the year, we congratulate you. You’ve chosen the best place [...]
In one of our posts in Facebook back in January, we shared the news about the start of the reconstruction works of the commercial port in Puerto Plata. The goal is to remodel it and make it also a cruise ship terminal which will have the name of Taino [...]
Dream City Cultural Center Art Contest 2019 “Larger-Than-Life” Artwork Open call for artists The Dream City Cultural Center to be located in the Puerto Plata Province will be the biggest cultural center in the country accessible to the local communities and tourists who come to our region. It will [...]
According to the information provided by the Association of the Dominican Tourism Press, three international airlines and two tour operators from Germany, Switzerland and Russia announced agreements to increase the arrival of tourists to Puerto Plata starting from this summer, at a minimum percentage of 10%. The five companies [...]
The latest polar vortex brought the coldest air in a generation to the US Midwest and Canada last week. In the meanwhile, we enjoyed walking in the sand and a perfect climate here in Sosua, Dominican Republic. It inspired us to write an ultimate guide to Sosua beaches. The [...]
Since our recent blog posts about the Dominican Republic cultural traditions got much interest and engagement, we’ve decided to continue writing on this topic. You may remember our previous posts about the Christmas, New Year and Three Kings Day celebrations. This weekend Dominicans will be celebrating another very important [...]