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Josh Porter of Vida Plena: “Be good do good”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition Josh Porter who oversees the organization Vida Plena. A space that was founded in October 2018 where women get to work on their skills for a better future for themselves. BOP was curious…

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June 29, 2019

Queen J: ‘I love empowering women’

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Queen J who encourages women to live their best life by holding retreats for them in Punta Cana. She worked with people like Rihanna, and Blac Chyna.  BOP was curious to find out…

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June 15, 2019

Find a job in Punta Cana with job coach María Jesús

Seeing as Punta Cana is such a wonderful place to be, why not become one of the locals? This week, job coach María Jesús explains all about finding a job, and then especially around the Punta Cana area. Who is María Jesús? María Jesús Vilar-Blanco has been in the Dominican Republic for 7 years, where…

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April 25, 2019

Kelvin: “When you like your work all is simple”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Taekwondo Master Kelvin Cuello of Punta Cana Fitness Academy on starting over in Punta Cana and his motivation for teaching kids. “People told me to leave Punta Cana and come back to Santo…

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April 13, 2019

Candela: “We brought electronic Music to Punta Cana”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Candela Pereyra. She and her brother brought Electronic music to Punta Cana by opening Soles Chill out Bar. This was not an easy journey. Throughout their success they were shut down 3 times….

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March 17, 2019

Dalibor: “I am in love with meat”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Dalibor Porubsky. The Slovak chef  of La Bruja Chupadora with a passion for meat. Yes, you read it right. There is more to this story though. Read on to find out what it…

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March 3, 2019

Isel: “I can’t live under anyone’s rules”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Isel Arias, who has her own real estate company and who is a professional race car driver too. BOP spoke to her about stereotypes, beauty standards, and working on your free time. “You…

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February 16, 2019

Ashlee: “Punta Cana is like a black hole, when you move away you always return”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Ashlee, who spends her weekends on the beach looking for glass gems between rocks in order to create jewelry. BOP spoke to her about her creative side and taking life as it comes…

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February 9, 2019

Kevin: “I am an alien in Punta Cana”

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…

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November 24, 2018

Laurens: “It is all about Energy”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Laurens Mannaert also known as DJ Fishtank. This young Dutch musical prodigy DJ’s around the world and he just launched his first song Energy. BOP was curious to find out how this DJ/…

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October 14, 2018

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