See the real Dominican Republic

There’s more to the Dominican Republic than meets the eye. Especially if you look beyond the country’s blue coastline and into the spaces that bring Dominican culture to life. It’s there that you’ll explore the country’s rich history, see environmental change in the making, and meet locals ready to share their language, cuisine, and heritage with someone new.

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Beyond the beach

Explore the DR starting at sea level and ending in the sky. Your guide? Héctor Iván González Brioso, a Santo Domingo native, natural narrator, sometimes surfer, and manager of EF’s growing family of service partners on the island.

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—Teacher from Topsfield, MA