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Visiting Jarabacoa: 31 Things to Do in the Dominican Alps

A woman enjoying the views in the Jarabacoa region of the Dominican Republic.

Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic is a quaint mountain town located at the foot of the majestic Dominican Alps. This area is often overlooked by tourists, most of whom travel to the Dominican Republic seeking our beautiful beach towns or resorts. Thus, Jarabacoa has retained a quaint and underrated beauty, encapsulating an almost spiritual ambiance….

How to Legally Travel to Cuba in 5 Easy Steps (After Trump Changes) 2019

The Trump Administration’s amendments to Cuban Assets Control and Regulation (CACR) have caused a ripple effect of doubt and misconceptions regarding travel to Cuba. In the midst of the hyperbole regarding the latest changes, many travelers have decided to cancel their flights or travel plans to Cuba. However, the changes enacted on November 8, 2017,…

28 Amazing Things to Do in Cabarete, Dominican Republic’s Wellness Beach Town

The water sports town of Cabarete is a hidden gem in the Dominican Republic. It’s easy to spend days, months, or even become an expat here due to the warm community vibes and inspirational access to fitness and healthy lifestyles in this cozy beach town. But what makes Cabarete so special is that prioritizing your…

Summer in Seville: 20+ Fun & Creative Things to Do When It’s Hot Outside

Romantic, artistic, colorful, and enchanting, the Andalusian capital of Seville is a dreamy stroll through a Moorish past as you wander through its charming narrow streets dripping in North African influence. The history of Seville (and Andalucia in general) is some of Spain’s most globally impactful. For 700 years the Moors ruled this southern part…

Haiti Travel: An Unforgettable 3 Days in Haiti from the Dominican Republic

A woman at Sans Souci Palace in Haiti with mountains in the background

La otra cara de Haití (“the other side of Haiti”) is Atlas Travelers’ motto, the Dominican organization with whom I traveled to Haiti from the Dominican Republic! Atlas Travelers strives to present another angle to Haiti travel which rarely makes the news: the country’s natural beauty, deep history, and rich culture. They have also been…

How to Get to Bahia de las Aguilas from Santo Domingo via Public Transportation

A man riding a motorcycle towards Bahia de las Aguilas beach

Bahia de las Aguilas is arguably the most beautiful beach in the Dominican Republic. Actually, many would further argue it’s one of the best beaches in the world. Renown for its piercing blue crystal clear water and located in a gorgeous desert-like region, Bahia de las Aguilas is well worth the long journey through the…