Hurricane Matthew is one of the most dangerous hurricanes that we have come across for the last couple of years. There have been numerous reported deaths, and thousands have been evacuated. As predicted, the large mountainous islands caused Matthew to weaken on Tuesday night going down to a Category 3 hurricane, but it is gaining strength.
According to the World Meteorological Organization, the 2016 hurricane season in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean runs from June 1st through November 30th. Hurricane Matthew is the 13th hurricane to have formed this season, and since its announcement last week has had everyone on the edge of their seats charting its course. Just recently we’ve been able to […]
Locos sin Fronteras, this is the name of this amazing group that embarked on a wonderful journey. Some might call them crazy for doing it, but for me I believe it is remarkable and hope to one day also do something like this. What’s a better way to discover different areas of your country than […]
There is an old saying that goes, “All good things must come to an end,” and this was the case for this historic adventure, but not so for the new journeys this group will surely take together in the future. Their passion for adventure, activity, and discovery has united them and we are positive this won’t […]
What happens when put together a group of biking enthusiasts from Casa de Campo and the ambitious idea of biking down the Dominican-Haitian border? History is made! While Casa’s beautiful surroundings, views, and open spaces make for spectacular rides, the Dominican Republic’s landscape in general is one you have to see to believe. In a […]
On Thursday, April 14th many Casa de Campo residents made their way to Santo Domingo for the art exhibition opening of Edouard Duval-Carrié at the Lyle O. Reitzel gallery. It is the fifth time in twenty years, the nomadic artist shows his work here in the country and the turnout was phenomenal.
Unless you’re Jake Gyllenhaal’s mother from the “Bubble Boy” movie, you know it’s not good to be restrained inside of such thing (for those needing help with the movie reference, basically it’s not good to be enclosed in a bubble and not knowing much from the outside world). That’s why we bring you our weekly digest of […]
There is so much going on Beyond Casa every week that we have decided to resume the “This Week in the Dominican Republic” column to keep you well informed with a weekly digest of the most relevant national headlines. This week Haiti denied rumors that Dominican products were being banned entry to the neighboring country, we got word […]
Casa de Campo’s own Dr. Charles Beeker, is part of the team of archaeologists who believe they have discovered the long-lost remains of Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria, a finding which is set to become the world’s most important underwater archaeological discovery.
In this week’s edition of “This week in the Dominican Republic” we learn about Dominican – Haitian plans to save the environment, a US$600,000 donation to improve Santo Domingo’s infrastructure and another win for Los Tigres baseball team.
Donna Karan is probably best known as the designer responsible for outfits that contain yards and yards of the plushest, softest cashmere imaginable. The images of her models swathed from neck to ankle in pale taupe or charcoal-tinted luxury fabric are the epitome of fashion sophistication. Her couture and DKNY lines are world-class. Behind it […]