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.
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.
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…
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….
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? 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.
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?
The Dominican Republic is the most visited destination in the Caribbean. Yet it has much more to offer than the usual and expectable things. Read in this article 10 travel facts of the Dominican Republic to motivate individual travelers.
I was very lucky to have had the opportunity to see something very special at ‘El Conuco’ in Santo Domingo. Later I found out, that the November 26 is the ‘National Merengue Day’ in the Dominican Republic…
What is ‘Fiesta de Palos’ and how do they celebrate it in the Domincan Republic?
Luckily, I could join this racket and was surprised how Dominicans celebrate their culture on a Sunday afternoon in San Cristobal.
This is the second article I am dedicating to this festival. I was writing earlier this year an article about the Zoneo Fest 2019. A festival in Santo Domingo about the…with…where you can do… Well, to be honest, there is a lot to do for many different audiences. Whether you come with family and kids,…
Is the Dominican Republic safe for a vacation in 2019 after all the incidents in Punta Cana? Read this article to find out more about the hottest topic of the summer!