30 Apr '11, 2am

Bacon-wrapped bananas to Corales Golf Course: First impressions in

Bacon-wrapped bananas to Corales Golf Course: First impressions in

PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – I’m en route home after spending about 72 hours in the Domincan Republic for the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, where the Royal Wedding wasn’t discussed as much as high fuel prices affecting summer airfare costs and the potential of the untapped Samana province. I’m no expert on D.R. quite yet, but here are some observations after my maiden trip: - Compared to some of the more Americanized Caribbean islands, Dominican Republic has a Caribbean-European fusion vibe to it. Architecturally, many of the luxury resorts feel like properties you’d expect in Greece or Spain and island marketing has that Euro tone as well. In many cases, music in restaurants and hotels were electronic and Euro-lounge rather than reggae or parrothead tunes. - Culinarily speaking, on more than one occasion I was served a tapas with fruit and meat paired together. T...

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