Is voluntourism for you? Ariana Salvo shares some insights from her recent expedition to an organic cocoa farming community in the Dominican Republic and offers a few things to consider before you get started with voluntourism.
There are few things that women dread more than being a bridesmaid, but for Katie Tuider, the humiliation started a year before the wedding in the Cordillera Central of the Dominican Republic involving a questionable tailor and some unsavory characters.
The Dominican Republic sees hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, attracted by it's tropical climate and idyllic beaches. But sometimes it is the tourists themselves who provide the entertainment, as Tommy Trenchard discovers on a visit to Santo Domingo.