Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Kim Hanskamp - Women Making Waves Interview

    Kim Hanskamp has been blessing Cabarete with her soulful and professional surf photography for some time now. We stumbled across this fun and inspiring interview with Kim, from online magazine Surfgirl.com. She has put women in the front seat of Read More
  • More than meets the eye: Callejón de la Loma

    Come, put your sneakers on we’re going for a walk. Sightseeing fun spots is one of our favorite things to do. Each one of them seems to proudly carry it’s own unique style, more like a personality impressed in walls Read More
  • Kashmir Jones- The Face of Dominican Hip Hop

    In recent years hip hop has been making its way on the island of Santo Domingo, Adopting itself as a sub-culture which is being increasingly accepted by much of society, becoming one of the many expressions of Dominican youth. Read More
  • Cabarete - A Lovers Paradise

    It's San Valentine, or Valentines Day, Dia de Amor or you can choose any of the other names for this particular day number 14 in February. They say dear child bears many names, which seems to be true in this Read More
  • Making Friends in Cabarete

    Arrival to Cabarete (or any other place) means leaving friends behind, and finding and making new friends comes easily and naturally for others, it can be a lonely isolating and challenging experience. Meeting and making new friends is a skill Read More
  • Lunch with jazz king of the North Coast: Anthony Jefferson

    A life of trayectory in music, know the man behind the artist: Anthony Jefferson! Read More
  • Travel Wannahaves: July

    For this month’s travel wannahaves we have some really good suggestions you will definetly want to look into. Going from a super cool inflatable board for watersports, a short read on world travel while working abroad and also exploring famous Read More
  • Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet!

    On June 8th the Dominican Surf Federation (FEDOSURF), the Dominican Olympic Committee and the Environment and Sports Committee published a joint article mentioning … Read More
  • Good, clean and fair: Slow Food Cabarete

    There's a new crew of foodies in town, and they're the ultimate advocates for natural food and good living! Find out about the Slow Food Movement taking place in the North Coast! Read More
  • Samantha Chilvers: Fine Arts Gallery Opening

    We love art. Really! It may just be the most productive and creative way to express life. Find out about Samantha Chilvers art and new gallery! Read More
  • Going Downhill with Pam Diaz

    Extreme athletes go the extra mile. They seem to carry a heavy weight on their shoulders, that is to become overachievers in performance sports. Doesn't matter the gender over here, being the best they can be is the ultimate law. Read More
  • Talking Dominican, Pt. 3

    Dominicans have a peculiar and funny way of expressing themselves. Let us know what happens when you insert common words in your daily life or on your next trip to the DR! Read More
  • Travel Wannahaves for June

    It’s summer here in the DR! (as is during most of the year). So go on, run along... explore, travel, get outdoorsy! But not without the right gadgets to make your trip memorable. Read More
  • The Stories Untold: Barrio Blanco's Haitian Women

    Over the last few years Barrio Blanco has received a gift. Once known as the most dangerous part of town... Read More
  • A Father’s Love

    “Being a father is hard.”You may have heard this phrase before, specially from other parents. But there’s something really big, important and rewarding about male parenting.          Read More
  • Relationships - Their Impact On Health and Wellness

     You don’t spell love, you feel it! We feel it in our hearts, minds and bodies. We feel love and relationships in such a way, that our health and well being are affected. As you read this article, take a moment Read More
  • Harnessing the Power of the Wind

    It’s safe to say that Tatiana Howard is happy pretty much anywhere she can see the ocean. She calls herself a Maui mermaid who loves surfing, kiting and windsurfing. She’s also the founder of The Butterfly Effect, a worldwide movement Read More
  • Julius Geier - Active in Surf Break Cabarete

    In most occassions, presents and good times are associated as synonyms, but when they arrive under dire circumstances, we tend to see them as a curse: Unexpected gifts can come under the disguise of a new challenge. 20 years ago, Read More
  • May Travel Wannahaves

    Travelers love gadgets. So do we! Have a look at some interesting Travel Wannahaves for convenient traveling and possibly saving your life! Send us a tipi f you know of cool travel gadgets that we might have missed. This month: Read More
  • A Cultural Staycation in Minneapolis

    Prince fans often wonder why he chose to live in his natal city as opposed to somewhere more glamorous and warm. This titan of a man, whose very essence is creativity and flair, seemed to be too flamboyant to remain Read More
  • Laila Puehringer - A World Traveler On a Kite

    You wouldn’t normally consider it a possibility to land in a Caribbean country for a trip and end up becoming a professional sports athlete and a lifestyle embassador shortly after, right? You just wouldn’t. But this isn’t the case for Read More
  • Growing Up With The Schweitzers

    Its 9 am in Cabarete and the Belgium Bakery is packed with tourists. Everyone is busy ordering fruit bowls, pastries or even mangu, a famous Dominican style breakfast of mashed plantains served with onions accompanied by eggs or salami. The Read More
  • Cabarete Carnaval Brings People Together!

    It’s humbling to see a community getting together the way it did on the north coast of The Dominican Republic this weekend. With representation from all over the country, young and old got together to celebrate the history and culture Read More
  • Cabarete es un Carnaval!

    After a successful 2015 test run for the Cabarete Carnaval Event, 2016 is coming strong with the official Dominican Republic Carnaval hosted by The Ministry Of Tourism and The Association of Hotels & Restaurants Cabarete and Sosua (ASHORESOCA) and travel Read More
  • Dominican Carnivals: One Big Colorful Party.

    It’s late Febuary in the DR and you can hear from a far the lyrics to a famous carnaval song… “Baila en la calle de noche, baila en la calle de día!”.Dancing on the Street at night, dancing on the Read More
  • If Sex Sells…I’m Not Buying!

    I’m slowly making my way back home, currently writing this from a freezing New York, and the only company I have is a stinking cold. I’ve been listening to Prince and trying to channel Apollonia ahead of a night out, Read More
  • The Guardians of Mama Africa

    Welcome to the new year! Did you make any resolutions? As you may imagine, I frequently meet mind-blowing pioneers on my travels, and last year was no exception. Let me share Nicky and Steve Fitzgerald with you- the kind of Read More
  • Cabarete Health & Wellness Fair 2016

    This past weekend Fresh Fresh Cafe welcomed the second annual Wellness Fair hosted by the Cabarete Health Coalition. There were more nearly 20 holistic health practitioners and businesses there to share their knowledge of health and wellness with the public Read More
  • Coloring Cabarete

    “The kids actually call me ‘Miss Nice,’” shares Emma Nice Grullon Balaguer, interior designer, illustrator of children’s books, and founder of Creatividad en Pote. Indeed, the name could describe Balaguer’s heartfelt, proactive movement to color young lives through creativity. The Read More
  • New Year Resolutions

    A few years ago, I ushered in the New Year with bare feet and new friends, just beyond the border of plush chaise lounges that extend Cabarete’s beach bars toward the open sea. Fireworks shot into the sky, and our Read More
  • Cabarete Off-Piste

    Public transportation in a foreign country always takes some getting used to—perhaps in your own country, as well. But navigating the options from airport to lodging and then, once settled, from Cabarete to sites of interest, or nearby beaches and Read More
  • Leaving the Travel Guide Behind

    They say ¨not all who wander are lost¨. I, for one, usually am. When I first started traveling—inaugural trip, a 2-month Eurail pass—pre-trip planning involved time spent in bookstores caressing the spines of beautiful, information-filled travel guides. Earnest descriptions of Read More
  • Lou Marin - 14 and A Kiter to Watch

    “This is my very first interview!” says Lou Marin, kiteboarder, slightly giddy at the prospect. Her eyes beam the same shade of blue as the painting behind her: a perfect wave at its crest, threatening to curl. Marin is a Read More
  • Suami Cavallo

    Hailing from a hometown near Sicily, Suami Cavallo, kiteboarder extraordinaire, was only 2 when her family visited relatives in the Dominican Republic. “And then suddenly, I was 11!” exclaims the 13-year old athlete, breaking into a big, animated grin, her Read More
  • The Beauty In Our Differences

    When I first arrived in England I lived in a place called Luton, andbecame friends with a boy called Kym who was my very first Britishplaymate. We'd hang out together not speaking each other's languagebut somehow we were still able Read More
  • Carnival parade in Cabarete

    Good news! For those who have missed the Carnival season, or just couldn’t make it out of Cabarete to the Carnival celebrations in La Vega, Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo or any of the other big towns, a Carnival parade is Read More
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Our Days In Cabarete #4

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Kashmir Jones- The Face of Dominican Hip Hop

Kashmir Jones Returns to the Hotspot company Cabarete May 21 2017In recent years hip hop has been making its way on the island of Santo Domingo, Adopting itself as a sub-culture which is being increasingly accepted by much of society, becoming one of the many expressions of Dominican youth.

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Lunch with jazz king of the North Coast: Anthony Jefferson

anthony jeffersonOn a summer day, we find ourselves driving uphill on a tiny road in the sunny beach town of Sosua, located on the cherished north shore of the Dominican Republic.

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Susi Mai Invitational 2017

Susi Mai Invitational 2017 Cabarete Dominican RepublicStrawling down the bay of Cabarete has been a spectacular view and a proper holiday feeling these last few days. Entrepreneur and professional kiteboarder Susi Mai and her crew have been in town with Susi Mai Invitational; another addition in her series of events like the MaiTai Global. Susi Mai Invitational brings a new day to the event scene in Cabarete, putting kiteboarding in the first seat again, bringing us all backwards in memories and forward in to a new day ahead. Cabarete was shining this weekend.

 

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Kim Hanskamp - Women Making Waves Interview

Kim Hanskamp surf photographerKim Hanskamp has been blessing Cabarete with her soulful and professional surf photography for some time now. We stumbled across this fun and inspiring interview with Kim, from online magazine Surfgirl.com. She has put women in the front seat of surf photography, inspiring more women to get out there and follow their passions and their bliss. Cabarete and the surfers are fortunate to have Kim by the surfers side in the waves.cool

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Kashmir Jones- The Face of Dominican Hip Hop

Kashmir Jones Returns to the Hotspot company Cabarete May 21 2017In recent years hip hop has been making its way on the island of Santo Domingo, Adopting itself as a sub-culture which is being increasingly accepted by much of society, becoming one of the many expressions of Dominican youth.

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Cabarete Spring Festival

Aaron Matthew Music Cabarete Spring Festival OrganizerSaturday April 8th 2017 sets its mark in Cabarete history for a new event that celebrates the local music and arts. Musician and community resident Aaron (Aaron Matthew Music) took the initiative to gather (in particular) students, teachers and organizations to showcase the levels of development and performance of arts and music in the community. The festival is an all day event and presents 9 music acts and 12 artisans.

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