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Santo Domingo



Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

Yes. - Nov 18, 2016
No. - Apr 28, 2016
Nope. I would have opted for another location if I had known. - Jan 28, 2016
Not a chance. - Jan 19, 2016
Not a chance - Aug 10, 2015
Nope. - Aug 2, 2015
Absolutely! - Aug 25, 2014
YES! It is a beautiful, friendly country with great opportunities for travel. If you are a beach person, it doesn't get any better than this. - Jul 14, 2013
Yes, I wish that I could stay longer. - Apr 30, 2013
No. Absolutely not. - Apr 29, 2013
I might, but my kids wouldn't want to because of the school. - Jan 24, 2013
Yes. - Jun 9, 2012
One tour is enough. - Jun 4, 2012
Yes, but definitely only for a 2-year tour. It'd be a tax on my sanity to spend a third year here. - Mar 13, 2012
Absolutely! I wish they would let me extend my tour here, but they won't let me! This place is great!! - Feb 22, 2012
Oh God no - Feb 12, 2012
No. - Oct 5, 2011
Yes, it's been a good experience. It can be frustrating but it could be worse. - Jun 21, 2011
Umm, NO. - May 21, 2011
no, the management section has a notorious reputation of being very incompetent. everything is a fight, nobody is proactive, and there is a general lack of caring. it takes repeated follow up emails to verify that things get done. expect to live in a hotel for 2-3 months because they rarely have housing ready. getting services like internet, phone, repairs to your house, outages, and paying bills is a laborious and frustrating process. also, this is not punta cana, its a big trash filled typical 3rd world dump of a capital. flights are expensive back home, about 400-600USD. embassy is divided into 8 compounds, so its hard to interact with others.as mentioned before, dominicans are some of the rudest, most arrogant, and incompetent people i have ever met.its makes developing meaningful relationships and friendships nearly impossible. - Nov 10, 2010
Not a chance. - Aug 11, 2010
Yes. It has been a good post for us, despite the stress. We enjoy the climate and have met some nice people. We have a nice home, and the embassy provides water delivery and a generator, bars on the house for safety, Dominican watchmen (guards) that come and walk around our property every half hour, and screens on our windows to protect against mosquitoes. So we feel pretty safe, and not having to deal with power outages makes life a bit easier. - Jun 29, 2010
No way. - May 13, 2009
I might want to visit people I've come to love here. Surfers like to come back, though. - Nov 24, 2008
I don't regret this life-learning experience, but I never want to live here again. Ever. I'm still deciding if I'd even come visit again. . . i.e. if it's worth all the other baggage that you have to put up with. The way I see it, there are too many other places in this world to explore now that I"ve been here. - Oct 19, 2008
Maybe. - Aug 19, 2008
I could not in good faith recommend coming to this post. - Jun 8, 2008
Never. I'm glad I'll be posted to Rio this summer. - Feb 11, 2008