No Longer Lost in Translation: Helpful Websites and Apps in Santo Domingo

Moving to a new country can be completely overwhelming, especially when traveling alone for work. First, one may have to navigate a new language and a new culture. Second, one needs to orient him or herself to a new city and country. Third, one needs to re-create a feeling of home. Moving from New York … Continue reading No Longer Lost in Translation: Helpful Websites and Apps in Santo Domingo

Photoblog: Universities of Santo Domingo

I went to school in Binghamton, New York, where for about 75% of the time it was raining or snowing. I never studied abroad, and therefore spent five years on the same brick campus. Don't get me wrong - in good weather, Binghamton can be a beautiful place. But once I set foot upon a campus in … Continue reading Photoblog: Universities of Santo Domingo

Foreigner’s View: Public Transportation in the Dominican Republic

Without a car, traveling out of your home country can be overwhelming. I had become used to the ease of public transportation in New York City - subways with clear maps and stops that would bring you between the five boroughs, train lines between the city and the suburbs, buses marked with their routes and … Continue reading Foreigner’s View: Public Transportation in the Dominican Republic