A lone boat waits at Boca Chica Beach, from a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2017
With NYC fully in the grasp of winter, I’ve been dreaming of a warm getaway to the Caribbean. If you have your trip booked and are looking to plan two full weeks, look no further! My dream itinerary will take you to the capital, the countryside, and of course the beach - all without being … Continue reading Two Week Dream Itinerary in the Dominican Republic – without the Resorts!
Ah, the Dominican Republic. This wonderful island filled with bustling cities, laid back beach towns, and of course, beaches. If you're planning your first trip there or just need some guidance, look no further! I love reading packing lists, and especially posts about 'what's in my bag!' so wanted to share my tried and true … Continue reading Things I Always Pack for the Dominican Republic – and What I’d Never Bring
Zona Colonial - Santo Domingo's historic district, is a World Heritage site of UNESCO, and a place that will forever hold a piece of my heart. If you're spending one day in Santo Domingo or if it's your first time in Zona, for those who like to browse shops and eat, this is your list! … Continue reading The Perfect Day in Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial
Before January ends I wanted to do a recap of my 2017 and look ahead to a few fun things coming up in 2018! Inspired by Adventurous Kate and This Battered Suitcase who both did some great reflection posts, I put together a list of pretty much EVERYTHING that I did in 2017. It was … Continue reading 2017 Recap and Looking Forward to 2018
Groan... another food post?! About the Dominican Republic? Yes of course!! Maybe you missed the Dominican Food Week series (part 2 and part 3) from when I lived in Santo Domingo, but have no fear. I was back in June to visit friends and family and also attend a friends' wedding at a resort. It … Continue reading Eating my way through the Dominican Republic
I had the pleasure of contributing to Expat Finder with an interview about my life in the Dominican Republic. Please find the full and original interview published here! Find below a few snippets from the interview below: "We’ve had the chance to talk to Sarah Kuras, an American expat who had moved alone to the Dominican … Continue reading Interview on Expat Finder