Dominican Republic Blog Posts

Don’t Just Vacation, Carnival!

Carnival celebrations are seemingly synonymous with the Caribbean. However, the tradition of Carnival began in the Catholic region of medieval Italy. Just before Lent, they held a huge costume festival. Since Catholics weren’t allowed to eat meat during Lent, they named their festival “Carnevale”, meaning “to put away meat”. Over…
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Top Five Reasons to Visit the Dominican Republic

Yes, there are WAY more than five reasons to visit this stunning destination. However, this is a blog, not a thesis. We had to narrow it down a bit. 1. Diverse landscape. DR boasts a seemingly endless stretch of white sand beaches – thousands of them, actually. Punta Cana /…
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Top Ten Caribbean Themed Reads For The Summer

Summer will be here before you can say “cannonball!”. You may not be headed to the Caribbean this summer (though you really should!). However, reading Caribbean-themed books by the pool or beach can transport you mentally – and that’s almost the same, right? Okay, so it’s not the same at…
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Sleek lines and an endless infinity pool at Casa Kimball

Casa Kimball

If you want a secluded, luxurious vacation, Casa Kimball is for you. With a private chef, total seclusion, and a personal ocean view, you'll feel totally pampered here. Casa Kimball is an ultra-luxury vacation villa rental in the Dominican Republic, located within the prestigious community of Orchid Bay…
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Riu Rolls Out Kids Program

Riu Hotels & Resorts has launched RiuLand, a children's entertainment program, at some all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico.
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