Protected areas of the Dominican Republic, Nature in the Pure State

  Protected areas of the Dominican Republic, Nature in the Pure State: a new book by José Manuel Mateo Féliz and Adolfo López Belando   The Dominican Republic has 120 Protected Areas, visited by almost 800 thousand people each year. Ecotourism attracts more visitors every day and benefits the communities where it develops.   The…

A day like today, December 5, 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered Las Americas

The arrival of Christopher Columbus to Isla Saona was on September 14, 1494, on his second trip, and he called it “Bella Savonesa”, in honor of the savona Michele da Cuneo, the first to realize that it was an island different from the so-called “La Española”, the current Dominican Republic. The natives, who had always called her Adamanay, found it difficult to pronounce the new name, so it ended up being called Isla Saona.

Documents you need to travel to Dominican Republic

  When traveling abroad it is essential that you know the documents that you will need to be able to access the country as a tourist. Here you can see the documents you need to enter the Dominican Republic:   A valid passport is required. You will also likely need a tourist card (US$10) already…