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[…]

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[…]

What to do in the DR?

Dominican cooking, BBQ at the school, dance classes, playing domino or beach volleyball, learning how to surf or go scuba diving, visiting the over 500-year old Colonial zone or the[…]

Money & Costs in the DR

What is the currency of the Dominican Republic? What other currencies are accepted? Are there ATM machines? Can I pay with credit card? And what are the living costs in[…]