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When we asked people living abroad what life is like in their areas and how people spend their time, they said...

"Life for expats and digital nomads in Samana, Dominican Republic, is often described as relaxed and laid-back, with a slower pace of life that many find appealing. The natural beauty of the area, with its stunning beaches and lush greenery, provides a tranquil setting for work and leisure. The cost of living is relatively low, making it an attractive destination for those who work remotely. The local community is friendly and welcoming, and while Spanish is the main language spoken, English is also widely understood due to the number of tourists and expats in the area. The food is a delicious blend of local and international cuisines, with plenty of fresh seafood and tropical fruits. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Samana, from hiking and horseback riding to snorkeling and whale watching. The internet connectivity is generally good, especially in the main towns, making it suitable for digital nomads. However, it's worth noting that the healthcare facilities may not be as advanced as in some other countries, and power outages can be common. Despite these challenges, many expats and digital nomads find the laid-back lifestyle and natural beauty of Samana to be a worthwhile trade-off," remarked another expat in Samana, the Dominican Republic.

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