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How We Handle Mosquitos in Cabarete

Extreme Hotel Cabarete, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, caters to an eco friendly environment. One of the realities of living next to El Choco National Park is that there are mosquitoes during the rainy season. Dealing with…
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Moto Taxis: a complete user guide!

Planning a trip to Cabarete? Not sure how to get around? Read on! We do things a little differently around here. If you want to truly embrace the Dominican culture, you will love getting to know the moto taxi mode of transportation. At…

Off the Beaten Path on the North Coast

I am one of the lucky few able to live on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. I am reminded about the many beautifull things to see in this caribbean gem when new eyes come visit.  How you choose to see the Dominican can make or break…
Trapeze Swinger flying trapeze high at Kaicetous Circus at the eXtreme Hotel on Kite Beach.
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8 Things I Miss About Life in the Dominican Republic

This past week I have found myself reflecting a lot on life in the Dominican Republic and how it compares to life in my hometown. Aside from being the obvious antidote to the homesickness we all experience whilst traveling abroad, my favorite…
View of the Jarabacoa Valley with a paraglide floating in the distance

Paragliding in the Dominican Republic

Paragliding in the Dominican Republic This past weekend I took off on a mini road trip to go paragliding in the Dominican Republic with five other adventurous travelers! Our destination was Jarabacoa in a province called La Vega about…