Watching two whales breaching in the bay of Samana, Dominican Republic.

Whale Watching in Samaná

Each year, hundreds of humpback whales come from the Northern Atlantic to the warm waters of the Dominican Republic to mate, birth and nurse their calves. They can be watched[…]

The sign indicates the measures the Dominican Republic takes against the spreadof the corona virus including a nightly curfew.

Open beaches, nightly curfew

Like in many countries around the world, the Dominican Government as well has tightened the nightly curfew now during the aftermath holiday season. The current Covid-19 curfew hours nationwide are:[…]

Berenice Franco and Luis Pichardo from IIC Spanish School in Santo Domingo show that 13 is a lucky number.

Friday 13 – Tuesday 13

Friday 13 – for many it is still a date suspicious to bring bad luck. Though we may say “I am not superstitious”, many of us simply avoid that date,[…]

Translated into English it means “to die dreaming”, and this uniquely Dominican beverage will certainly take you to a heaven of delight. Milk and orange, mixed with some vanilla flavor[…]

What should travellers currently expect when arriving to the country by international flight? Dominican airports are open again for international travel since 1 July. Here a brief overview on the[…]

Dominicanismo: apero / apera

“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[…]