Woman in her small colmado shop with fruits and vegetables near Las Galeras, Samana.

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. In our vlog,[…]

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[…]

Cognates: “ACTOR”

Easy learning! Cognates are similar or even identical words in two languages. “ACTOR” is one of them. Picture: Dominican actor Manny Pérez and Dominican actress Zoe Saldana. —– ¡Aprendizaje fácil![…]

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[…]

“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[…]

The Dominican Government holds on to its plan to open airports on July 1st. This corresponds to the 4th phase of the government’s reopening plan (“Fase 4” ). Infection rates[…]