Dominican Republic

Vintage Travel Posters Of Latin America

In this post, I curate over 100 vintage travel posters of Latin America — organized by country — with prints dating from the early 1900s to the 1990s.

Ladies and gentlemen, you won’t want to miss this one!

50 Good Books About Mexico, Central and South America

What originally drove me to live in Latin America wasn’t the sex, sun and salsa. Rather, it was a fascination with the politics, culture and society in this part of the world.

My interest started in university with a socioeconomics course. Insufferable Marxist indoctrination aside, it was an engaging class and responsible for igniting my enthusiasm for Latin America. I probably never would have bothered to take the jump to live in LATAM if I hadn’t taken the class.

Credit where credit’s due.

The Best Cigars From Latin America

Now for something a bit different.

Not many people know this about me, but I used to work as a cigar salesman.

Well, I was actually more of an ‘exporter.’ It was my job to find a way to ship Cuban cigars to the United States from Canada without them getting seized by customs.

I must say, I was very good at it. One year and thousands of shipments. Nothing ever got caught.

More on that later.

Through my experience, I was able to learn a thing or two about cigars and lucky enough to try a multitude of varieties from different countries.

Here are some of my favourites.

What Does It Cost To Live In Major Latin American Cities?

Hello again!

My Latin Life here to give you some insight into the cost of living in major cities throughout Latin America.

Using Expatistan, I’ve compared the cost of living between the most-searched-for big cities on my website to help you decide where to live or travel in Latin America.

Let the showdown begin!

Santiago De Los Caballeros Women and Dating Guide

The second-largest metropolis in the Dominican Republic. An important area for farming, as well as education. Despite the impressive Spanish architecture from the old colonial days, Santiago is not overrun by tourists.

San Francisco De Macoris Women and Dating Guide

Located in the northeastern part of the Dominican Republic. A small city with many shopping malls and fast-food restaurants, which makes it appear culturally similar to the United States. Not on the typical tourist’s radar.

Santo Domingo Women and Dating Guide

The capital of the Dominican Republic as well as its largest city. Zona Colonial is a UNESCO heritage site, and a great place to take a stroll during the day. The financial, political, and industrial hub of the country.