CARNAVAL IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CAN BE A REAL PAIN IN THE REAR. If you’re unlucky enough to be swatted on the behind with the heavy smack of a vejiga, you will literally feel it. The vejiga is as much an integral part of Dominican Carnaval as are lustrous feathers, bright wigs and rhinestones. This […]Read more "THE HIT SQUAD: GETTING YOUR LICKS AT CARNAVAL IN LA VEGA, D.R."
SOSUA OFFERS TOP-QUALITY SUN AND VIEWS—AND FOR BETTER OR WORSE, HANKY-PANKY FOR A SHEKEL. The loftier charms of the North Coast life lie in the coast’s other towns. I only ever came up to these towns very early in my childhood. What I remember of Sosúa and Cabarete were seemingly untouched swathes of gorgeous beachside […]Read more "A GREAT DAY IN THE NORTH: CHARM AMIDST THE CRUISING IN SOSUA, D.R."