This interview was previously published in our sister publication, CasaLife magazine. Inspired by Miriam Calzada’s stunning photography and commitment to sharing the Dominican Republic’s changing environmental landscape with citizens near and far, we stopped by her home in Santo Domingo to view maps of the areas she’s charted and hear her determination to incite change. This […]
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Today marks the 154th anniversary of the Restoration War
Today the Dominican Republic commemorates the 154th anniversary of its Restoration “Restauración” War. This war took place to gain back our sovereignty after being handed to Spain by Pedro Santana, only 17 years after the country had proclaimed its Independence of the Haitian domain.
22 volunteers from Team Tampa Bay Missions visit La Romana Bateyes providing medical assistance
We love seeing good deeds being done in a world that has become a little more negative over the years. It is our job as individuals to try and minimize the bad, and the change starts with each one of us doing everything we can, no matter how small. People will become inspired just by […]
Back to School we go using CPS!
It’s that time of the year again! Kids might be reluctant to go back to school, but you can ease away their Crayola blues with some BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING!!! Plus, make the process easier on yourself with international shipping services by CPS. Located right here in Casa de Campo at the Villa Owners Club, […]
The Dominican Republic wins the Hoerman Cup for the third year in a row!
The Dominican Republic was crowned the champion of the Hoerman Cup in the 61st edition of the Amateur Golf Championships of the Caribbean that took place on The Links in Casa de Campo, where eight countries and eighty athletes participated. The Dominican Republic won the title for the third consecutive year. In 2015, they won […]
Did you know avocados are fruit? Learn more about them here!
You might have already noticed that avocado trees in Casa de Campo are filling up quickly with fruit (yes; avocados are fruit, although by their color some may argue they’re a vegetable!). Though not sweet, avocados fall under the general definition of fruit: “the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that […]
A Successful Ending to the First Round of the Little League CMT Invitational
With the participation of six teams competing from Higuey, El Seibo, Hato Mayor, La Romana, San Pedro de Macoris and Santo Domingo, the First Little League Invitational Tournament, which was dedicated to the memory of Carlos Morales Troncoso, successfully concluded.
Lobster ban ends, Conch begins! Now through October 31st
While we celebrate the end of the lobster ban, which officially ended on June 30th, we alert you to forego the purchase, sell, and consumption of conch. From July 1st through the 31st of October, various species of conch, mainly the queen conch, while also including the mulefoot conch, the Santa María conch, and various others are […]
Dominican Republic Law Firm Guzmán Ariza is Celebrating its 90th Anniversary
The Dominican Republic law firm of Guzmán Ariza – the first and only national law firm in the Dominican Republic – is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Since 1927, Guzmán Ariza has focused on serving national and international businesses and individuals. Fabio Guzmán Ariza, the firm’s managing partner, explained that the firm was started […]
Discovering the Palms in Casa de Campo
There are more than 2,000 distinct species of palm trees in the world. Approximately 142 are native to the Caribbean, 35 to the island of Hispaniola, of which an estimated 23 cannot be found in any other part of globe, and 15 are listed in danger of extinction. The Palma Real (Roystonea borinquena), seen in the […]
Pro-golfer Willy Pumarol practices his swing on the formidable Teeth of the Dog
Casa de Campo’s Golf Ambassador and the official representative of the Ministry of Tourism for golf in the Dominican Republic, Willy Pumarol recently returned to Casa de Campo from the Puerto Plata DR Open 2017 which ended on Sunday, June 11th. Casa de Campo Living caught up with the young athlete who placed the country in […]