Information about the Dominican Republic reveals a nation with a deep culture and sense of national pride as well as tonnes of things to see, do, and enjoy. The public transport system is expansive, with rideshare in Santo Domingo, Santiago, and Puerto Plata. Buses run throughout the island, and in Santo Domingo, the subway is a reliable way to get around.

The legal drinking age here is 18. While Spanish is the primary language, most Dominicans speak English, and those that don't are happy to find you someone who can, so language barriers usually aren't a problem.

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