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Digital Nomad Life in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic

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By Betsy Burlingame

Summary: Digital nomads like living in Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep because of its affordability, vibrant culture, and great weather. The approximate population of Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep is 2.9 million. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Santo Domingo is around $1,000 USD. It costs around $500 USD to rent a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Santo Domingo. The best neighborhood to live in is Zona Colonial, as it is the oldest part of the city and is full of culture and history. The weather in Santo Domingo Dominican Rep is usually warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.

How do I meet people in Santo Domingo?

When we asked people living in Santo Domingo about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:

"Expats in Santo Domingo can join a variety of clubs and activities, such as sports clubs, language clubs, and cultural clubs. Expats can also join local meetup groups, which are a great way to meet people with similar interests. Additionally, expats can attend local events such as concerts, festivals, and art exhibitions. Finally, expats can also meet people by attending local bars, restaurants, and cafes," said one person in Santo Domingo.

"Any expat groups, spanish lessons at a qualified school. Join a dance group, a walking group and kind of group that gets you out meeting others," remarked one foreigner who made the move to Santo Domingo.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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