How to get to Salto Jimenoa Dos in Jarabacoa?

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.

Presa de Valdesia – Artificial but beautiful

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.

7 incredible but ordinary stories from the Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo

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.

How much weighs a dream?

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.

Viceroyalty carnival of the Colonial City in Santo Domingo 2020

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.

Caño Hondo – A natural waterpark in the Dominican Republic

Approximate reading time: 9 minutes 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…

Salto de Yanigua – A secret waterfall in the Hato Mayor province

Approximate reading time: 7 minutes 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. But what makes these waterfalls in the Dominican Republic especially interesting is that they are rather neglected from the local population….

5 reasons to live in Santo Domingo and 5 reasons to leave Santo Domingo

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? And why should you leave the city again? How is life in Santo Domingo for an expat?

Read in this article, what life in the oldest city on the American continent really means for a foreigner.

Laguna Redonda – The little neighbor of Montaña Redonda

If you are familiar with tourism in the Dominican Republic and like to travel, you probably have heard already of Montaña Redonda. This is a famous tourism excursion on the top of a hilly area where you have a stunning 360 degrees with to the adjacent valleys. But have you ever heard about the little neighbor Laguna Redonda?