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News about what’s happening on the North Shore of the Dominican Republic

15 04, 2019

How to Celebrate Easter (Semana Santa) in the Dominican Republic?

By |2019-04-17T14:37:21-04:00April 15th, 2019|Activities, Culture, Dream City, News, North Shore, Public holiday|0 Comments

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 [...]

1 04, 2019

650,000 More Tourists Will Arrive to Puerto Plata in 2020

By |2019-04-01T16:43:24-04:00April 1st, 2019|Dream City, News, North Shore, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

25 03, 2019

Dream City Cultural Center Call for Artists

By |2019-03-28T13:43:13-04:00March 25th, 2019|Cultural Center, Culture, Dream City, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Dream City Cultural Center Call for Artists

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 [...]

12 03, 2019

New Flights to the International Puerto Plata Airport

By |2019-03-12T14:25:32-04:00March 12th, 2019|Dream City, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 02, 2019

What Is the Best Sosua Beach?

By |2019-02-06T14:28:20-04:00February 6th, 2019|Activities, Dream City, fishing, North Shore, snorkeling, Sosua, swimming|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 01, 2019

How Do People Celebrate Altagracia Day in the Dominican Republic?

By |2019-01-17T14:36:08-04:00January 17th, 2019|Culture, Dream City, North Shore, Public holiday, Sosua|0 Comments

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 [...]

9 01, 2019

8 Must-Try Exotic Fruits in the Dominican Republic

By |2019-01-10T11:11:51-04:00January 9th, 2019|Culture, Dream City, North Shore, Sosua|0 Comments

Healthier lifestyle is one of the reasons why the Dominican Republic is recognized as the best Caribbean destination. Fresh and good quality meat, fish, fruit and vegetables that cost an arm and a leg in your home country are available here at lower prices. Especially local fresh fruits will surprise [...]

17 12, 2018

The Dominican Republic Recognized as The Best Caribbean Destination

By |2019-01-17T14:40:36-04:00December 17th, 2018|Dream City, News, Press Releases|1 Comment

We're happy to share with you some great news. The Dominican Republic has been recognized as the best destination in the Caribbean, according to the Travel Weekly Annual Readers Choice Awards. The information below is taken from the Travel Weekly official press release. NEW YORK -- Travel Weekly on [...]

14 12, 2018

10 Most Common Types of Dominican Christmas Trees

By |2018-12-14T16:24:50-04:00December 14th, 2018|Activities, Culture, Dream City, North Shore, Public holiday, Sosua|0 Comments

As you remember, we started our series of Christmas blog posts with the previous article on the 10 symbols of the Dominican Christmas season. In this following post we decided to have some fun because the Christmas season is a time for happiness, joy and laughter. That's why we've [...]

6 12, 2018

10 Signs That Christmas is Coming in the Dominican Republic

By |2018-12-21T15:50:03-04:00December 6th, 2018|Activities, Culture, Dream City, North Shore, Public holiday, Sosua|1 Comment

It's December already and the Christmas season has officially started. It's usually associated with cold, snow, rain, warm coats, boots, chimneys and Santa Claus. But what about Christmas in a Caribbean country? How do people here create a Christmas spirit without all these conventional attributes? The truth is that Dominicans [...]

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