With its unique blend of Latin and Caribbean heritage, the capital of the Dominican Republic is a dynamic city packed with culture and fun. Whether you’re visiting for business or vacation, there are all sorts of things to see and do near downtown Santo Domingo.
Stretching just 21 miles long, Barbados is renowned for its striking white-sand beaches and award-winning rum, which was first discovered on the island in the 17th century.
The Caribbean nation has also been home to some of history’s greats.
(CNN) — Tucked away on the northeastern tip of the Dominican Republic, stretched out into the Atlantic, the Samaná Peninsula enjoys a splendid isolation from the rest of the country. This corner of the DR has long been synonymous with long, uncrowded, white-sand beaches flanked by mountains, craggy limestone cliffs with panoramic views and rolling hills blanketed in coconut trees. You could stand anywhere on the Samaná Peninsula, throw a stick, and it would likely hit a tree, sand or water.
Article on Los Haitises National Park, one of the Dominican Republic's largest protected areas.