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The internationally highly acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer Juan Luis Guerra will be performing in concert at The Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana!
Don’t miss this February concert!!
Juan Luis Guerra was born in Santo Domingo. He is the winner of multiple awards including 3 Latin Grammy Awards in 2010, and Album of the Year.
Guests staying at Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana who book for 5 nights or more receive 2 free tickets – see their website for details.
Date: Saturday 2nd Feb 2013
Venue: Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana – Fillmore Ballroom
Doors open: 9pm
Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana website: www.hardrockhotelpuntacana.com
Email at Hard Rock Hotel for Guest Services / Public Relations: firstname.lastname@example.org
So you’ve spent a few vacations in the Dominican Republic and perhaps you’ve fantasised about relocating to this paradise island? Well, here’s the perfect book to help you decide if living in the DR is really for you or not.
We believe that this book should be made compulsory reading for anyone contemplating relocating to the Dominican Republic.
We’ve found it to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information available on the subject. It covers pretty much everything you’ll need to know from choosing your location to dying in the Dominican Republic!
And it’s crammed with useful contact info.
We especially liked the last chapter
“What The…?” – a collection of true anecdotes, as experienced by the authors and their friends, that humorously illustrates the idiosyncrasies of life here in the Dominican Republic.
Expat FAQ: Moving to and Living in the Dominican Republic makes for a great beach read too.
How to get your copy?
It may be ordered from Amazon US, Canada and UK, Barnes & Noble and other online retailers.
It’s published by Summertime Publishing ISBN 978-1-907498-72-5
It is now available for purchase on Kindle.
Check out their Facebook Page: Expat FAQ – Moving to and Living in the Dominican Republic
The Home in Paradise is a whimsical home improvement blog interspersed with snippets of Punta Cana life experiences. Its written by Punta Cana resident Clara Gonzales. Clara’s home town is Monte Cristi on the north west coast of the Dominican Republic but she spent many years abroad and in the island’s capital Santo Domingo before moving to Punta Cana. Clara is a wizard at design and d.i.y. and her blog is full of beautifully photographed, clever and creative home decoration ideas – often recycling nondescript everyday objects and giving them a new lease of life. Read More→
The date has been confirmed for the 4th Annual Punta Cana Carnival. It will be held on Saturday 12th March 2011 at 4pm onwards on the boulevard next to Punta Cana Village (opposite the airport). See Map for location. Read More→
Written by Ilana Benady and Ginnie Bedggood, two talented authors who made this country their home.
“Occupying the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic has something for almost everyone – except perhaps obsessive perfectionists. If you can relax and go with the flow you will experience a land of great environmental diversity with a rich and varied culture, a turbulent history, some infuriating idiosyncrasies, and a people whose friendliness is legendary. The Dominicans are flamboyant, irrepressible, generous, headstrong, and resilient. Their culture is a distinctive mix of an easygoing Caribbean nature coupled with Latino verve and showmanship. Read More→