Tag: Dominican Republic

Learning Dominican Spanish Phrases

Learning Dominican Spanish Phrases

Before visiting the DR, there are a few key words, phrases, and sayings you need to know. Even if you’ll never master how fast Dominicans speak–trust me, it’s an art–many of these essential Dominican Spanish phrases will help you greet locals, ask for prices, or even politely say you’re not […]

Jarabacoa Flower Festival 2017 (Jarabacoa Festival de las Flores)

Jarabacoa Flower Festival 2017 (Jarabacoa Festival de las Flores)

It was a tough one last weekend. I was either going southwest of the DR to cover the Mango Festival in Bani, which I attended last year, or to the center of the country for the Jarabacoa Flower Festival in the mountains. There was also a seafood festival in Sanchez, […]