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Nightlife

Bars, clubs and popular night spots. We have the inside scoop!

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Where to shop and what to buy. Services and products.

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Boca Chica, Guayacanes & Juan Dolio just 45mins away.

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Dominican Cigars – Ensuring authenticity
February 9, 2010 – 7:08 pm | No Comment
Dominican Cigars – Ensuring authenticity

The Dominican Republic produces more handmade cigars than any other country in the world with over 500 million rolled yearly. The closest com- petition, Cuba, lags far behind with less than half that number. The …

Mamajuana
February 9, 2010 – 6:56 pm | One Comment
Mamajuana

Mamajuana, a Dominican aphrodisiac with reputed healing powers, has become synonymous with the DR. This elixir has captured the intrigue of locals and travelers, and its history as a traditional Taino drink, has added to …

The Mercado Modelo: Haggling tips from behind enemy lines
September 1, 2009 – 10:42 pm | No Comment
The Mercado Modelo: Haggling tips from behind enemy lines

A mainstay since 1942, the Mercado Modelo holds claim to the city’s largest selection of Dominican souvenirs. Here, visitors and vendors pull and tug in a fight for the best price. To assist visitors, dr1guide …

Spas: Not just for the ladies
August 1, 2009 – 1:00 pm | No Comment
Spas: Not just for the ladies

Once a hidden pleasure for even the manliest of men, a day at the spa has become a standard of health and wellness for men in Santo Domingo.
In a city where looks and youth …

10 Ways to Remember the DR
August 1, 2009 – 12:17 pm | No Comment
10 Ways to Remember the DR

Ever wondered what to buy or what you should bring back from Santo Domingo? We have made life easy for you and picked the 10 ways to remember the DR.