Category Archives: Culture

40+ Dominican Slang Words & Phrases You Should Know

Picture this: You’re by the Malecon, or in la Zona Colonial, perhaps even somewhere in...

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Living in the Dominican Republic? Here’s How to Be a Better Expat

So you’ve fallen in love with the warmth of the Caribbean and are hoping to...

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13 Culturally Important Things to Know When Dating a Latina + Myths Debunked

The following is based on my personal experiences as a Latina world traveler. Here are...

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A Guide to Dominican Cigars: History, Taste & Tradition

I grew up watching my grandfather chew tobacco and smoke Dominican cigars. I have fond...

11 Healthier Alternatives to Goya Foods by Multicultural Small Businesses!

Goya Foods products have been famously used by many Latinos around the world, especially for...

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Santiago’s Centro León: A Must-Visit Cultural Center Museum For Dominican Heritage, History, & the Arts

Welcome to the beautiful and vibrant city of Santiago de los Caballeros,  the second-largest in...

Healing Dominicanidad: Intergenerational Trauma + DR Locals to Follow for BLM / Decolonizing Efforts

An overwhelming feeling of IMPOTENCIA engulfed me as I watched neo-nazi groups stop not one...

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A Love Letter to the Dominican Heritage Tour by Katherine Carol

The Dominican Heritage Tour is a cultural heritage project delving into the cross-cultural influences and...

13 Unique Ways to Ethically Connect with Local Culture Abroad + Mistakes to Avoid

In light of successfully completing another heritage tour through the Dominican Republic, I wanted to...

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An Amazing 3 Days in Lisbon Itinerary | Portugal Travel

So you only have 3 days in Lisbon to grasp the city’s grand magnificence? No...