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Where to eat, food and drink Dominica

Where to eat, food and drink Dominica

Where to eat, food and drink Dominica Kitchen The island is poor, the restaurants few and the food simple. A few specialties stand out, however. The restaurants are few and the food, often very simple, should allow you to regain your strength, with grilled […]

Money and budget Dominica

Money and budget Dominica

Money and budget Dominica Money, banks, exchange Currency and payment - The local currency is Caribbean dollar (EC $, pronounce "here"). Its rate against the dollar is fixed. In January 2020, € 1 = EC $ 3 and EC $ 1 = € 0,35. The Caribbean dollar Vincent […]

Dominica identity card

Dominica identity card

Dominica identity card - Official name : Commonwealth of Dominica. - Population: 74 inhabitants (000 estimate).- Capital city : Reed.- Area: 754 km² Density Ré Pre Prime Minister : Roosevelt Skerrit (since January 2004). - Change : Caribbean dollar Languages: […]

Health and safety Dominica

Health and safety Dominica

Health and safety Dominica Health Dominica is subject to the same health standards and regulations as the mainland. Infectious and parasitic diseases have now disappeared: malaria, yaws, lymphatic filariasis, intestinal schistosomiasis (unless one has the […]

Dominica geography

Dominica geography

Dominica geography Located between Martinique and Guadeloupe, Dominica is the most mountainous island in the Caribbean. Le Morne Diablotins, which is the highest peak in the West Indies, rises to 1 m. Further south, the Morne Trois Pitons, listed as a UNESCO […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica Entry formalities Le passport is compulsory for citizens of the European Union, Swiss and Canadians.Note: the valid French identity card only allows travel to Dominica for travelers coming from Martinique […]

Transport and travel Dominica

Transport and travel Dominica

Transport and travel Dominica By car You can rent a car for a day to tour the island. If your budget allows it, prefer 4x4s, which are smaller and more manoeuvrable. It will only be easier for you to get around the island, especially on steep roads and to […]

Practical life on site Dominique

Practical life on site Dominique

Practical life on site Dominique Time difference When we are in summer time in metropolitan France, there is a 6 hour shift with Dominica. When it is noon in Paris, it is therefore 6 a.m. in Dominica. In winter, there is only a 5 hour shift. Electricity 220-240 […]

Dominica traditions and customs

Dominica traditions and customs

Dominica traditions and customs Holidays and public holidays - 1er January. - Carnival: Monday and Tuesday pre Le Good Friday (Good Friday) and the Easter Monday May 1: sacrosanct fê May : international fishing tournament Pentecost Monday July : fê The […]

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica Hiking in the forest, ascending (or descending) rivers The main activity of the island, eco-tourism paradise ! We do not come to Dominica for the beaches, but for the beauty of the landscapes that have remained wild, […]

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