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    Haiti tour guides/companies

    To keep on track- from talking to people and casual browsing here I know all the warnings/etc/etc and thoughts on how much of a sh!t hole it is.. so for this post lets skip that step. Thanks.

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    Really?

    Really?
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    I came here with beach bum attire and now know...

    I came here with beach bum attire and now know that doesn't really fly in the Capital

    Considering I want to stick around for a few more months and not wanting to stick out everywhere I go, I...
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    Budget clothes shopping?

    hey folks,

    So where would one go for budget friendly clothes shopping. If anyones familiar with Marshall's/TJ Maxx type stoers in the US... I'm looking for something along those lines.
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    Can I throw out a plug for Schwab checking! ...

    Can I throw out a plug for Schwab checking! Their support is stellar!

    I had a brain dead moment my very first time accessing cash on my first day here a few weeks ago! I was so paranoid about...
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    Food delivery / Menucomdo

    So I came across an app today;
    Menucomdo | Menu.do Play store link, App store link.

    The site; https://www.menu.com.do


    Anyone have any experience using them or any other service?
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    Well, I need a new lead on a decent Laundry place...

    Well, I need a new lead on a decent Laundry place in Zona Universitaria if anyone knows of one.

    I thought I found a place, of course no prices listed anyway, the guy told me 110rd per lb. Sounds...
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    So I'm learning. So for I've received 2...

    So I'm learning.

    So for I've received 2 packages with zero problems, the site worked great in notifying me, each time took about 2-3 days to get from the States to my hands. To @SantiagoDR's...
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    I'm in the same boat- 2 weeks into a month trip...

    I'm in the same boat- 2 weeks into a month trip but for sure extending another month. As a solo traveler, not having Spanish skills has been a real pain in the arse. Damn Duolingo & Michel Thomas!...
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    So I've been looking for laundry service.. and...

    So I've been looking for laundry service.. and wondering if the prices I'm given are true. The trend I'm realizing after being here for two weeks, price lists/menus are no so common. So I'm always...
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    So I went with EPS been about two weeks, I...

    So I went with EPS been about two weeks, I received a couple things OK then they lost an important letter- well they say its not lost, from my bad Spanish comprehension- they say "letters just take a...
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    I wish I knew about Uber prior to landing. If...

    I wish I knew about Uber prior to landing.
    If you travel light, its great. There is also public wifi @ SDQ if I'm not mistaken, so you can hail a cab, no need for data after or during the trip,...
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    Spanish schools/classes

    Howdy folks, going to be in Santo Domingo shortly, for a 1 month but will probably extend.

    Considering taking spanish lessons but did some google'ing and not really finding decent options, most...
  14. I generally travel light, a small laptop backpack...

    I generally travel light, a small laptop backpack + 40L backpack, both carry on but with the time I plan on spending in the DR this trip I am adding one piece of checked luggage with some computer...
  15. OK, I'm loading up on whey. I'll be essentially...

    OK, I'm loading up on whey. I'll be essentially taking 11lbs of whey.. 2x 5.5. A friend made a joke in passing that i'm going to end up in airport jail until the DR customs realize, a first time...
  16. Quality whey isolate protein and info on gyms

    Hey good peeps of SD,

    So... first excuse my ignorance showing here assuming I can't find quality/reasonably priced protein in SD.

    I will be in your city soon for a month, possible more. I...
  17. Thanks for all the info and advice. My...

    Thanks for all the info and advice.

    My flight is booked and so is my starter apartment. Got something via AirBnb in Zona Universitaria for 1 month, $890usd. One BR w/ electric included, AC,...
  18. Comfortable for me is, clean, simple, 1 bed room,...

    Comfortable for me is, clean, simple, 1 bed room, full kitchen, hot water, once a week house cleaning, going out on the weekends, good internet. Some entertainment here and there as in catching a...
  19. Yea, think i underestimated things, I got it in...

    Yea, think i underestimated things, I got it in my head that I could live pretty comfortably for around 1200/month. It sounds like boots on the ground is the best way for me but I need time. On...
  20. What are thoughts on Santo Domingo Este?

    What are thoughts on Santo Domingo Este?
  21. I just searched AirBnB for Santo Domingo, in my...

    I just searched AirBnB for Santo Domingo, in my budget of $550 for 3 months.. zilch.
    I bumped my budget to $700 and still kind of depressing. I hope AirBnB rates are representative of the actual...
  22. Cool, so from my googling, I did note Gazcue and...

    Cool, so from my googling, I did note Gazcue and also Zona Universetaria seem like what I'm looking for. I did see Zona Colonial but it seemed like a tourist bubble and that I would prefer to avoid....
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    Very cool, about how much on average is the...

    Very cool, about how much on average is the monthly subscription fee for these services?
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    So cost efficient wise, I should sign up for a...

    So cost efficient wise, I should sign up for a monthly pay PO mail forwarding as apposed to just using the big 3 US based couriers you saying?
  25. No, i'm not tied to anything.. well only...

    No, i'm not tied to anything.. well only dependable internet coverage.
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