Festival Presidente

What is Festival Presidente? Festival Presidente is the biggest festivel in the Dominican Republic and is held for three days. The festival is named after the most popular beer in the country and many people attend each year. This year more than 25 artists performed […]

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Villa Delia Blue

I live alone with my mom in an apartment in Villa Delia Blue. Villa Delia is situated in the outskirts of Moca. I wanted to write about the place because it is pretty central for my stay here. At glance: The buildings are new and […]

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One week of school food

I took pictures and documented what we got for lunch in school for one week. The annoying thing is the school food looks good in the pictures, but I promise you it’s not good in real life. Take a look: Monday We got rice with […]

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20 things I learned in October

Another month has passed and I have learned some new things. When you go on an exchange year you learn important thins that is impossible to learn in school in front of the computer. This month I learned that: Piña coladas tastes amazing If you want to […]

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My first time at the beach

The 7th of October 2017 The Dominican Republic is surrounded by beaches (dah it’s on an island) so at some point I was bound to go. It took a long time for me to go to the beach because there were always other things happening. […]

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My typical school day

I made a little video to show my typical school day. This was filmed on a Monday which means that we had sports on a normal day we don’t have it (only Monday and Wednesday). Enjoy 🙂  

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My school

About the school My school is called Politécnico Profesor Arquides Calderón or Politécnico for short. It´s a public school and has approximately 1500 students. Politécnico is a new school and this is the second year it´s open. The school days are from 8 am to […]

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The storms

My experience The two storms didn’t affect me and my city that much because they turned away from Moca. We did have a bunch of rain and it was very windy but nothing wild enough to destroy things. I experienced for the first time free […]

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15 things I learned this month

These are 15 things I learned in the last part of August and September: It´s very hard not being able to talk and or express yourself but people are often willing to help you. I am stronger than I thought Everyone in the Dominican Republic […]

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