The sun sets over the Dominican Republic while walking on the beach in Bavaro, near Punta Cana.

Your Chance At The Caribbean Dream: The Dominican Republic

Best Of The Caribbean (At Unheard-Of Prices)

The trouble with the Caribbean is that, if you’ve been to one island—or any stretch of its white-sand, turquoise-water-splashed coasts—you may feel like you’ve seen it all.

But not all Caribbean islands are equal. Beyond the powder sand, warm water, year-round sunshine, and relaxed pace of life that you’d expect from this part of the world, one island stands apart.

This island is not simply a place where you could kick back for a couple weeks’ vacation… but a place where you’d be tempted to stick around longer… and could live an active lifestyle—from exploring its caves, waterfalls, and coral reefs to enjoying a cultural night out with your choice of jazz, opera, or ballet… a private wine-tasting at a local cellar… or even a live baseball game…

I’m talking about the Dominican Republic… which, right now, also represents the best bang for your buck in the Caribbean. No contest.

Here, you could own the beach house of your dreams for as little as US$250,000… or a smaller apartment, a stone’s throw from the sand, for less than US$100,000.

And, you don’t have to wait for the expat amenities to be brought in; they’re already here. While Americans have onlyContinue reading

Live And Invest In Dominican Republic

The Live And Invest In Dominican Republic Hullabaloo

Drama In The Dominican Republic

It was just days to go before our Live and Invest in Dominican Republic Conference… and nobody in the DR was picking up the phone.

I was struggling to get through to any of our speakers on the ground. What was going on?

Arriving in capital Santo Domingo last week, I had my answer. The presidential election had taken center stage.

Most of our on-the-ground experts, as it transpired, are also involved in the local political scene (hence the no-answers).

By the time we touched down, president Danilo Medina had successfully defended his title. But that wasn’t the end of the fun…

The Sheraton Santo Domingo—our host hotel for this conference—had been turned over to the opposition (losing) party for their post-election meetings. The venue was crowded with party members, supporters, andContinue reading