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[…]

Food, glorious food!

“Habichuela con dulce” is the most typical dish on Easter in the Dominican Republic. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and learn more about the Dominican “Semana Santa” and its[…]

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[…]