Travel Contests: Week of June 25, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel includes: Win 120,000 HawaiianMiles plus a two-night stay at The Modern Honolulu! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to Rio de Janeiro from TAM Airlines Win a trip for two to Los Angeles from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to Montreal from Tourisme Montreal Win a 6-night Kenya safari from The Explorateur […]

Santo Domingo and Dominican Chocolate

Hostal Nicolas de Ovando

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is a city of culture and history. It is the oldest city in the New World, founded by Bartholomew Columbus (son of Christopher) in 1496. The historic Spanish architecture in the Zona Colonial with tropical flora and hot humid nights are uniquely Caribbean. I explored the Zona Colonial—the old Santo Domingo—with Tequia […]

Dominican Republic – The Wild North

DR's Los Haitises

When I look at a map of the Dominican Republic  it looks like a sea turtle facing east, with a small “flipper” at the northeast corner. That “flipper” is the peninsula known as Samaná.  As I continue from Punta Cana to Samaná from last week’s post, I find myself cruising on a 16-passenger skiff across […]