Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Norma Mercedes
Travel Plans • John F. Kennedy Airport • Will be landing in Santo Domingo, Las Americas International Airport • Duration from New York to Santo Domingo: 3 hours and 40 minutes • Entertainment: Mp3 , I pod , Laptop , Books , Magazines , etc.
Weather • Month leaving: August • Weather: Tropical storms , warmest weather , 76 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit • Clothing: Sandals , T-shirts , Skirts , light jackets , and sweaters , long dresses , etc.
Packing • Lotion • Sunscreen • Sunglasses • Toothbrush , toothpaste, etc. • American candy and other goods
Money • Money is call pesos in Dominican Republic • 37 Dominican pesos is equal to an American dollar • About $10.000 USD
Cities and Towns • Santo Domingo • 3 cities I would visit: Santiago , La Romana , and Distrito National’ • These places are good to visit because their very popular and great looking • You can shop , explore , go to beaches , etc.
Food • Mashed Plantains (Mangu) • Yautia • Yuca • White rice and meat • Papaya , passion fruit , pineapple , etc.
Famous Landmarks • Pico Duarte • Catedral Primida de America • Santiago
Language • Hello: oh-lah • Goodbye: Adios • Thank you: Gracias • Please: Por favor
Be Careful! • DON’T take diet tips from Dominicans • Really violent • A bit expensive • Huge drug problems • High crimes • But other than that , enjoy your trip & have a great time :-)