Tag Archives: Latin America

10 English-Influenced Terms Unique to Dominican Spanish

Can we agree that languages are weird? They go through more experimental phases than the average teenager and tend to change before you can get a grasp on its current iteration. The result? Strange, mixed breed words. Take the Dominican Republic, for example. For one, there’s the mix of Spanish, African and Taíno culture that(…)


Juan vs. Antonio – 4 Hints for How to Name Your Spanish Kid

If you have a child while living in a foreign country there are quite a few practical matters to think about. Apart from issues such as their nationality and all the horrible paperwork you need to fill out, there is something even simpler; what are you going to call the little fellow? 1. Think of(…)