Dominican Republic

Touring the City of Puerto Plata

I can’t believe it’s been a month since my trip to the Dominican Republic. Time has certainly flown by. I’ve shared with you the exciting things I did while there including participating in impact activities and hiking the 27 Waterfalls. One thing I didn’t share is that one afternoon we hired a driver and took a tour of Puerto Plata. While his...

Twenty Seven Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua

During my visit to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic I had the chance to join a few of my fellow travel writers on a trip to the 27 Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua. I have to admit I was quite nervous when I first started researching the falls. This was a tour that includes hiking, sliding, and cliff jumping that requires a helmet and vest. That sounds terrifying. But...

Making an Impact through CAMS (Creative Arts, Music, and Sports)

  I don’t think anything could have prepared me for my visit to María Concepción Gomez Matos during my recent trip to Puerto Plata with Fathom Travel. Much like the day I went to Chocal I was extremely nervous. Once again I was worried about the fact I don’t speak Spanish and worried I wouldn’t build a connection with the children I was about...