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We asked people living in Dominican Rep to list three things they wish they had brought and three they wish they had left behind. They responded...

"I wish I had brought a tin opener, good knives and vitamins. I should have left my nicer clothes and shoes at home and my jewelry," commented one expat who made the move to Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.

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"I wish I had brought My best friend I wish I had brought more money I wish I had brought better Spanish I only came with what I could carry so I did leave everything pretty much," remarked another expat in Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.

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