In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… Along with cheesy rhymes and anachronistic cartoons, many children these days are also taught false information – some of which is hard to replace. As with any country, knowing a bit of (true) history makes a visit much more resonant, not to mention respectful.
Editor's Note: This recommendation was taken from our Dominican Republic Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in the Dominican Republic. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.