Things that surprised me in Dominican Republic

Have you ever got surprised by the customs or daily habits you saw in a foreign country? I still remember my astonishment to: drinking tea on a hot day in Tunisia, having ice-creams served in bread for breakfast in Sicily or not locking the door when leaving house in Sweden. I am a great fan […]

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Things to do in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic, similarly to other islands surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, is famous for its paradise beaches, wedding venues and luxurious hotel resorts. Everything is perfectly true. But there are many beautiful places outside these comfortable “bubbles’’ waiting to be explored and admired by the visitors! In this article I will do my best to […]

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A place where you can fly

This is not Hogwarts nor a virtual reality video, but can really make you feel like you are flying above the sky. Located on a mountain called Montaña Redonda in the north-east of the Dominican Republic, this spectacular panoramic summit is said to be the most photogenic place in the world. Once in the Caribbean, I couldn’t […]

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New to Brussels? These 7 facts might surprise you!

I didn’t have any expectations on my first arrival to Brussels. All I knew was limited to ”the capital of EU, waffles, beer and fries”. It’s not that I’m ignorant, I simply had never thought of going anywhere else than Italy before. Fortunately it didn’t take me long to reverse this truly unfair image of […]

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Traveling to Malta? These tips can be useful!

When I first landed in Malta in 2012, my main two aims were to find a summer job and improve my English (after Maltese, the second official language in Malta). The sooner turned out to be relatively easy – a few days later I put on my black apron and waited first tables in one […]

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Marettimo: an Italian island you will never forget

There is a place in Europe where civilization has very limited access, if any. People go dancing in the streets, local fishermen weave COLOURED nets, and tiny alleyways, squeezed between white and BLUE houses, are filled with stools, wooden tables and playing cards, interwoven with the smell of freshly brewed coffee and fierce inter-generational discussions. Stepping on this island […]

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