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BOP Cares – COVID-19 and the Community

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During our travels, we meet a wide range of people from all walks of life. Often there are options to visit local communities to see how they live, which is often to a much simpler standard than our own. Many of these communities rely solely on tourism to support their families. When there are no…

Why Punta Cana Should Be Your First Vacation After Lockdown

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Most of us have been on lockdown since March due to the COVD-19 pandemic. Many of us have found it incredibly difficult to stay home, even though we know it is the best thing to do right now. We’re all dreaming of the day that we can visit friends and family as normal, and some…

When will flights to Punta Cana Resume?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic millions of vacations to Punta Cana were cancelled. Tourism is one of the most important sources of income for locals in the area. Everyone is eagerly waiting to find out when flights will resume, so they can reschedule their vacation! The Dominican Republic has been voted the number one travel…

A Healthy and Healing Recipe from Punta Cana!

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The people are what make Punta Cana special! Today we have an interview with a member of the community who has introduced a taste of the exotic to the destination. Krishna Duddukuri is well known for offering not only delicious Indian food, but also incredible wisdom during tough times. Since we are all finding it…

BOP Needs You!

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One of our main goals is to create an interactive community of travel lovers! We love sharing our adventures of living and working in Punta Cana, and we’d like you to get involved! We’re looking for people who are currently in Punta Cana during the COVID-19 quarantine to share their stories. We’re interested to know…

How BOP is Preparing for Future Tourism after COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world, and stopped tourism globally in an instant. No one could have prepared for travel to be restricted completely as it has been with this crisis. Airlines have grounded their fleets, hotels have closed, and excursions are no longer operating, as everyone is ordered to stay at home. Tourism…

BOP Cares – Helping the Punta Cana Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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BOP Cares is a foundation based in Holland which is dedicated to helping the most vulnerable communities in the Punta Cana area. These communities often need regular support for basic necessities such as food, clothing, medication, and more. Under ‘normal’ circumstances, these families are struggling to survive, and they certainly aren’t equipped to deal with…

Five Things to Do During Lockdown to Bring Punta Cana to Your Home!

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All over the world, travel plans are cancelled and people are in lockdown staying safe in their homes. At the moment it’s impossible to say when the COVID-19 pandemic will end. All we can do is look forward to the day that we will be able to travel again. In the meantime, here at Best…

Punta Cana is on Vacation!

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Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, borders across the world have been closed, flights grounded and travel plans cancelled. As people have been put on lockdown, streets are empty of visitors and locals. The beating heart of Punta Cana has seemingly stopped. Despite the heavy impact felt by humans, there is a positive impact on the…

Four Wheel Adventures in Punta Cana, and Why Even Rainy Days Equal Fun!

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Here in Punta Cana, we’re blessed to have A LOT of hot, sunny days! It’s one of the reasons that visitors flock here, especially during the winter months. To escape the cold and clouds of home. When it comes rain is usually brief, with the sun appearing shortly after to dry your skin. However, being…