Issue #2
February 9, 2010 – 7:42 pm | No Comment

After the successful launch of our 1st edition this past Summer 2009, dr1guide Santo Domingo is proud to present the second edition of our popular guide focused on where to go and what to do …

Read the full story »
The Sights

Historical sites and places to go. Family, kids and adults.


Restaurants, cafes, in places and those hole in the wall gems.


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

Shopping & Services

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

The Beaches

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

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

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 …

Food, Dessert and Coffee – Three spots you would have never found
February 9, 2010 – 6:50 pm | No Comment
Food, Dessert and Coffee – Three spots you would have never found

Dulcería María La Turca
Dulcería María La Turca is one of the capital’s treasures. Its worth does not come from billboards and me- dia coverage, but rather from loyal clients who have frequented the bakery for …

Dominican Winter League Baseball
February 9, 2010 – 6:37 pm | No Comment
Dominican Winter League Baseball

A night at the ballpark
It’s Friday night in the capital and there’s no better place to be than the Quisqueya Ball Park. On this night, Santo Domingo’s beloved Tigres de Licey are taking on their …

Saturday Nights at the Alcazar de Colon
February 8, 2010 – 5:03 pm | No Comment
Saturday Nights at the Alcazar de Colon

The Alcazar de Colon was the monumental home of the first viceroy of the Americas and is the “icon of colonization,” according to Museum Director Eva Camilo.
Construction began in 1510 for the grand palace …

Cuba Libre – Free Cuba
February 8, 2010 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Cuba Libre – Free Cuba

The most solicited mixed drink in the Dominican Republic is by far the Cuba Libre (Free Cuba). The origins of the Cuba Libre name are fuzzy but one widely accepted story is that of a …