Dominicanismo: un chin

“Dominicanismo” is a word, phrase, or expression of the Spanish spoken in the Dominican Republic, reflecting the culture and traditions of the country. Usually those expressions cannot be found in[…]

Semana Santa in the DR

“Semana Santa” is the week before Easter. Dominicans like to celebrate that week with family and friends. So thousands of people flock to the refreshing rivers or to the beaches[…]

Dominicanismo: bacano

“Dominicanismo” is a word, phrase, or expression of the Spanish spoken in the Dominican Republic, reflecting the culture and traditions of the country. Usually those expressions cannot be found in[…]

Dominican Christmas Traditions (2) – LO QUE SE ESCUCHA – What you hear: “CIMA, SABOR NAVIDEÑO” – Christmas officially appears on the radio when the special of “Cima, Sabor Navideño”[…]

Dominican Christmas Traditions (1) – How we celebrate – We Dominicans have the gift of celebrating everything. Since October, the Angelitos (little angels, a weekly gift-giving tradition) begin among family[…]

What is a colmado?

A colmado is a mix between a small supermarket and a bar. It covers all the little daily needs and is a great place to meet people. Our student facilitator[…]

Best time to travel

You like to visit one of the big Carnival parades or Merengue and Bachata Music Festivals, enjoy the Flamboyant bloom, pick a fresh mango from the tree or watch the[…]