Santo Domingo - Post Report Question and Answers

What do you wish you had known about this particular city/country before moving there?

How hot it is. - Sep 2023

How bad the traffic is. - Oct 2021

That people do not seem trustworthy here. - Feb 2021

Traffic is tough. Come prepared to sit in it. While the city is on the coast, you have to drive 30-50 minutes to get to the beach. - Jan 2021

Don't be fooled into thinking Santo Domingo or the rest of the DR is like Punta Cana, if not, you might be surprised. - Jan 2019

I wish I had read more history before arriving (Juan Bosch, Frank Moya Pons, Roberto Cassa). - Nov 2016

How tough it would be for kids to integrate and make local friends - Apr 2016

I wish I would have known about the noise, traffic situation, etc. so that I could have put another city at the top of my bid list. - Jan 2016

How miserable the embassy community was. - Jan 2016

That I was not going to be living in a beautiful tropical place by the beach but in a crowded dirty city. - Aug 2015

That it is easy to be isolated and all the despite beaches, there is very little green space. - Aug 2015

I whish I knew how to play golf prior to coming here. - Aug 2014


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