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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…

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…

A little ode to plantain

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When we travel to a different country or even continent, we love eating their local foods and dream about the possibilities. As South American food gets more and more popular we want to introduce you to a local favorite: plantain. Cause this plant is delicioso. In any way, shape or form! The green banana Some…

All-inclusive resorts for foodies in Punta Cana

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Punta Cana is a stunner full of variety. Couples, solo travelers, groups of friends and families – they all seek the lovely sights of our town. With many all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana, it makes sense that people do not always agree on the food served. Lately, we’ve seen many complaints about average or even…

The Dominican avocado

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Wow, they are huge! It is the Dominican avocado/ aguacate that have many wondering if they are real. In this edition of BOP goes local a little lesson on one of the biggest export products of the Dominican Republic. Did you already spot an avocado tree in Punta Cana? They come in all shapes and sizes….

Kevin: “I am an alien in Punta Cana”

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In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Kevin Hemmings, a Jamaican chef who is discovering Punta Cana for the first time. In between his shifts at work he gradually learns the ins and outs about the Dominican culture. BOP was…

Most exciting things to do in Punta Cana 5–7 October 2018

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Enjoying your days in Punta Cana? Well, you are going to enjoy them, even more, when you follow our tips in BOP´s weekly for this weekend! We listed some of the most exciting things to do in Punta Cana for you!  So, get out of the resort, hotel or apartment you are staying in and…

Most luxurious Mediterranean restaurants in Punta Cana

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If you’re a true foodie, you won’t be disappointed when you’re travelling to Punta Cana. From local food trucks to hamburgers to sushi, we’ve got it all. But let’s say you’ve got something to celebrate, or you’re just looking for a fancy night out? Then these traveller’s top picks in fine Mediterranean restaurants in Punta…

Things to do in Punta Cana 15 – 17 June

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What will you be doing on this hot weekend in Punta Cana? No plans? You know that we at BOP always have the most fun things to do in Punta Cana lined up for you! Enjoy the World Cup, step into a church and party Dominican style! A church affair A church a lounge and…

Food trucks in Punta Cana, part 2

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Food culture is important in Dominican culture, and we loving sharing dinner or lunch with the nightlife surroundings of outdoor Punta Cana. That’s why we are more than happy to share a bunch of food trucks in Punta Cana with you! That’s right – this is part two. As food trucks keep popping up on…