Upcycled Sails Project
Jan17

Upcycled Sails Project

Sailboat racers understand the importance of harnessing the power of the wind—of redirecting this energy to advance towards their goal. The Upcycled Sails Project harnesses this same momentum to steer these racing sails much further than the finish line in Newport, Rhode Island. The project steers these sails all the way to Cabarete, a water sport community on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, where they are “upcycled” into...

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Cabarete is for Kids
Jan03

Cabarete is for Kids

  There are more things to do in and around Cabarete for children and families than you can do in a week. This is why so many families from all over the world return year after year and why many end up raising their children here. Why is Cabarete so great? Dominicans LOVE children! One of the first things you will notice is that no matter what restaurant or hotel you visit, everyone is happy to see and play with your children....

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Saving our Oceans: why we must and how we can
Mar21

Saving our Oceans: why we must and how we can

Michael McCabe served intermittently as Acting Country Director of the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic and Haiti from 2001 – 2006, and was responsible for training and supervising many staff and volunteers. He shared the story below to all incoming volunteers to show how little actions can add up to make a big difference. “Once upon a time, there was a man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of...

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Cabarete’s Biggest Investment
Jan28

Cabarete’s Biggest Investment

Educating and empowering girls is the leading cause of our time. Just this year, 17-year old Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai, became the youngest person in history to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for standing up to the Taliban and fighting for her right, and all girls’ rights, to education. The world is finally paying attention to the most powerful force for change on earth – girls. The Mariposa DR Foundation is leading the...

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Organic Dominican Coffee
Jan28

Organic Dominican Coffee

IT IS IMPORTANT FOR DOMINICAN GROWERS TO GO ORGANIC “Organic”—the buzz word among foodies across the globe—doesn’t imply a new concept for most Dominican farmers who grow their food crops on 1-10 acres. “Organic” was an apt description of their methods in the days before benefactors in the developed world urged them to take up the methods of modern agribusiness–expensive chemicals to do it all–control weeds and plant...

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Meet Cabarete Chefs
Dec16

Meet Cabarete Chefs

Upon arriving in Cabarete, you will quickly see that there is no shortage of fine cuisine here on the North Coast. Take the time to experience all of the wonderful dining options that our little town has to offer and add these amazing restaurants to your itinerary. After learning about the chefs behind the many tantalizing dishes available in Cabarete, you will be glad you went! Bliss Tucked away at the entrance of el Callejon, when...

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