How does it feel when we are stuck between two worlds? I gave myself a few deep thoughts about the concept of an expat and analyzed different perspectives when you are stuck between two worlds and why it was the same for me.
Macao Beach ranks in various ‘best beaches of the Dominican Republic’ articles always in the Top 10. That makes a curious traveler like me even more curious. How can it be, that a beach at the overcrowded east coast of the Dominican Republic is so popular and famous?
I would like to show 7 examples of alternative tourism in the Dominican Republic to make you aware of all the possibilities of the country. Maybe you’ll find out, why the Ministry of Tourism communicates its country as ‘The Dominican Republic has it all’.
I heard a lot of people in the Dominicans and expats talking, that Los Patos is the shortest river in the world. But is that really true or just a fishy story?
I was traveling on a meager route between Constanza and Padre Las Casas. In this article, you will find out why you shouldn’t always rely on Google Maps and why you should allow an hour or two additional time buffers during such a trip.
Wer sich im dominikanischen Straßenverkehr selber fortbewegen will, der muss wirklich mit allem jederzeit rechnen. Welche Eigenarten gibt es im dominikanischen Straßenverkehr zu berücksichtigen?
What is the safest way to get around the streets of the Dominican Republic? When should I use a rental car? And can it also work without a rental car?
Is it a dangerous to do a road trip in the Dominican Republic? In this article I would like to tell a few firsthand experiences and report with many photos and videos of real events from the daily madness on the Dominican streets.
How are the road conditions in the Dominican Republic? Is it safe to drive in the Dominican Republic? What should I consider during my road trip in the Dominican Republic?
We all know and love employment ads. A successful and prestigious company is looking for an enthusiastic candidate with excellent skills, who is passionate about learning something new and can offer exemplary leadership skills. He or she must have 360° experience in different categories, but with a unique passion to conceptualize ideas. And the best should be, if he or she has an inherent “think outside the box” mentality.
Everyone wants us to be thinking outside the box. We need to be special, quaint and someone unique to be interesting. Isn’t it better to not expect too much in a collective society?
Salto de Jimenoa 2 is a dainty and powerful waterfall in the Jarabacoa area. The journey is the reward and hiking to it is a real joy.
How can Sahara dust reach the Caribbean and mutilate the clear blue skies in the Dominican Republic?
Presa de Valdesia is a beautiful reservoir dam in the Peravia Region of the Dominican Republic. But I actually wanted to visit another destination. Still, I made some great pictures of the artificial dam this day of the Máximo Gómez National Park.
It’s already day 12 since the governmental measures in the Dominican Republic came into force to combat the Coronavirus.
How did life change since then for the oldest city on the American continent and its population?
Is the Coronavirus also in the Dominican Republic? How will it affect the population? Does the Dominican government counteract the Coronavirus?
Find out, why you should have sweet cherries with you when you visit Rhinoceros Iguanas 🍒
And I never expected that an amphibious creature as the Rhinoceros iguana can be so beautiful and graceful, but at the same time also quick and competitive when it comes to food.
This article is dedicated to all the random but odd encounters in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. Dominicans will probably be bored and stop reading because for them it’s nothing new or special I am writing about. But everyone else will be probably well entertained because of the weird but authentic stories I will share.
What does it take next to accomplish a Master’s study from UCAM? The theory. The practice. A written and defended thesis. And a lot of patience with their 3rd world administration.
And 2.5 years of patience to deal with complete useless people from administration and an impudent and useless study coordinator from UCAM.
How much weighs a dream? Is the dream heavier or lighter when fulfilled? Is it even possible for a dream to leave a physical weight inside of us?
I was always curious finding out the answers to these questions.
How do people celebrate carnival in the Dominican Republic? Is there carnival in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo?
Read this article to find out more about a new and invented form of carnival in the Dominican Republic and Santo Domingo that looks very history-charged at first appearance.
I like water and water activities. But I prefer fresh water rather than saltwater. There is a very beautiful construction very close to Sabana de la Mar in the south of Samaná Bay. It’s called Paraíso Caño Hondo and has very inviting installments to discover. Especially the natural waterpark opens up a lot of fun…
One good thing about the Dominican Republic is, that it has much more things to offer than just beaches and seasides. Especially waterfalls are scattered across the whole country. Best thing is to discover themself. And that’s what I did. I visited Salto de Yanigua – A rather secret waterfall in the Hato Mayor province.
Montaña Redonda is one of the most sold excursions in the Dominican Republic and offers the visitor a stunning 360° view. But how does it look when you are not as lucky and are blessed with a cloudy day?
Santo Domingo Pop is a festival about the modern pop culture with a certain Caribbean touch. The 2020 edition took part in the botanic garden of Santo Domingo and was by far the best festival of the city I attended so far. Read this article and find out why!
The Dominican Republic is a magnificent tourism destination in the Caribbean. Many holidays begin in the capital of Santo Domingo and its Colonial Zone to welcome the visitor with a historical flair. But what about living in Santo Domingo? What are good reasons to live in the Dominican capital?
Read in this article, what life in the oldest city on the American continent really means for a foreigner.