The Dominican Republic is well known for their chocolate production, so of course I had to take a Del Oro Chocolate Factory tour.
The Brugal family has been producing rum in the Dominican Republic for five generations. In Puerto Plata, you can visit them to learn how Brugal Rum is made, have a drink and/or purchase rum at prices lower than you’d find in the US. For a few dollars, you can take a guided tour through the […]
Fathom is a cruise line like no other. They do offer the typical shore excursions, but the focus is on their impact activities where passengers can participate in social good excursions to aid locals in the Dominican Republic. The Chocal women’s cooperative was may first choice for an activity. This is a women’s cooperative that […]
Have you ever traveled to an all-inclusive resort? Villa Premiere, in Puerto Vallarta, knows how to do it right! There are no buffet lines with lukewarm, mass produced dishes. They call the plan “Exquisite All Inclusive Gourmet.” This is made to order food and drinks that truly are gourmet. Rooms are available without the meal plan, […]
Mexican food makes me happy! One of the highlights of my tour with Vallarta Adventures was definitely lunch. We were on a dirt road in the mountains east of Puerto Vallarta, when we stopped to eat. After a quick walk over a bridge, we came to a beautiful spot alongside a river. The tables were […]