Renting in Las Terrenas Dominican Republic 1
This does not not necessarily apply to renting short term. Short term is generally defined as less than 3-6 months. Long term is generally defined as more than 3-6 months with most people agreeing 6 months or more is long term. If you are renting short term it is good to use an international vacation […]

Renting long term in the Dominican Republic Don’t Get Ripped ...   Recently updated !


If you are a tourist visiting the Dominican Republic and you over stay your allotted time these are the Penalties or Fees. This applies to the Dominican Republic’s Tourist Card and is a complete schedule of Fees Fines and Penalties you will pay at the airport when leaving or exiting the country. The words Fees Fines […]

Dominican Republic Tourist Overstay Penalties or Fines or Fees   Recently updated !



These are high priority items for us coming from North America to the Dominican Republic or anywhere in the Caribbean. If you would like to see something added to the list let us know in the comments or through our contact form. Before we get started a word about safety. Petty crime is common here but […]

Dominican Republic/Caribbean Travel Tips   Recently updated !


On Saturday 30 January Susan Miller led an effort called Basura para Comida. The children of a local neighborhood were paid pesos for plastic bottles and given food in exchange for bags of garbage collected. Everyone (especially the children) had a great time and we cleaned up some of our town. Susan plans to continue […]

Basura para Comida


Coconut Coffee French Tost
Ingredients: 1 Shot Espresso — 5oz Coconut Cream — 1 Baguette — 4 Eggs — Cooking Oil Optional Ingredients: Dash of Salt — 1/2 Tsp. Vanilla Topping Ideas: Sugar & Cinnamon, Powdered Sugar, Jam, Jelly, Syrup, Fresh Fruit, Whipped Cream (Use your imagination. Have fun!) This recipe is great with only the main ingredients. We […]

Coffee Coconut French Toast Caribbean Fusion



Las Terrenas is where restaurants go to die. The high season is short and frankly people go to the Dominican Republic for bargains. Wholesale food distribution is essentially non-existent and alcohol sales are competitive. Breaking even in the low season is unlikely. Unfortunately Ney did not have any part of the bar sales so he […]

Closed — Neys restaurant — Closed


The Las Terrenas Fish Market is open all year. Here you can see what the local fisherman are catching and selling. Shrimp are brought in from the Samana Bay. Dorado aka Mahi Mahi aka Dolphin Fish is most common along with small clams. There are less frequently other fish there such as Tuna and Marlin, […]

Las Terrenas Fish Market Dominican Republic Caribbean


lincoln bar las terrenas dominican republic caribbean
Another victim of the rough restaurant/bar market La Lincoln is closed. We are pleased to announce that the Lincoln Bar has re-opened under new ownership. The proprietors of the Co-op have breathed new life in to it.  They have straight forward cocktails and of course El Presidente Beer. Our favorite? Presidente Grande Normal 110 Dominican Pesos. […]

Closed — La Lincoln Bar — Closed



Last night November 18 2015 we were fortunate to cover the soft opening of El Dieciocho. The ambiance of this location is one of the best in Las Terrenas. Dieciocho has good views of the ocean from the lounge area and is an excellent example of a Caribbean open air restaurant. We snapped photos of a restaurant that […]

New Restaurant “El Dieciocho”