The FIP (Foundation for International Polo) World Cup Play-Offs came to a disappointing end for the Dominican Republic on Sunday the 15th of May, with Mexico beating the Dominican Republic in the final match of the 2 week play-offs and thus qualifying for the FIP World Cup Finals to be held in Argentina later this […]
On a recent and rare day-off from Casa de Campo events and activities, Philip and I made an escape out of Casa de Campo to a refreshingly Dominican and completly non-touristy destination – Macao, a virtually untouched beach on the Northern Coast of the Dominican Republic.
This week’s ‘Only in the DR’ photo was contributed by Mario Cantero, one of the owners of OneBurger in Altos de Chavón and was taken in Santo Domingo.
The Dominican Republic is undoubtedly a beautiful country with gorgeous countryside, a very pleasant climate and stunning beaches, but its roads (although improving) are a little less than adequate…..making travel uncomfortable at the best of times.
When one of the princes (or maybe it’s the king) of Morocco travels, he sends his own golden toilet ahead of him, to be installed wherever he goes….maybe this Dominican driver feels the same way about his bed?
A library of what? A library of books? What a revolutionary concept!!
Why ride your own bike when you can hitch a ride with someone else?
Our hugely popular and rather hilarious ‘Only in the DR’ posts are back!
Yes there were some isolated cases of Cholera within Casa de Campo and YES there are some cases of Cholera in the Dominican Republic, but this is NOT a reason to panic, it is not a reason to stop eating (if you live here/are already here) and it is certainly not a reason to cancel/postpone […]
Every year on November 6th the Dominican Republic celebrates the ‘Día de la constitución’ to commemorate the day the the Dominican Republic’s first constitution was adopted.
The Dominican Republic, having spent the last week fretting and following the progress of Hurricane/Tropical Storm/Tropical Depression Tomas can today breathe a sigh of relief as TOMAS blows through the channel between Haiti and Cuba.