Dominican Orientation


Living in the Dominican Republic

Whatcha need (First day)

So on the first day, you will need to go out and buy some stuff for your new home especially if it came unfurnished. NOTE: Your first actual day may be in a hotel or a hostel (cheaper). In this... Continue Reading →


Treehuggers Rejoice, well maybe

The best thing I have heard, so far, about the Dominican ways is their tree cutting law. One has to ask permission before cutting down any tree even in the city. From what I have heard its also difficult to... Continue Reading →


Santo Domingo is such a large city that I was told it couldn't keep up with its electrical consumption which is why having electricity cycles through the city throughout the day. So no one has electricity (at least from the... Continue Reading →

Get Ready

Get ready to live in the DR. Are you mentally prepared? For whatever your reason for moving to the DR it is still a move and it's bigger than an intercontinental┬ámove. It's an international move. The culture and government are... Continue Reading →

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Get Set

Get ready to live in the DR. This post tells you what do you need to research and set up to start living in the DR. There are two major areas - work and home. Job You need to already... Continue Reading →

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Go or come to the DR. This post will tell you how to get here and what you may need to bring with you. What to Bring with You: Clothes You don't┬áreally need more than clothes on your back to... Continue Reading →

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