A Trip to Remember: Dominican Republic

Cotui, Dominican Republic village // Twin SripeHappy Monday, friends. I’m back from a wonderful trip to the Dominican Republic. I spent most of last week in the town of Cotui with two groups of Elon University Interactive Media graduate students. (I graduated from the same program in 2012.) The students spent most of their time gathering photos, interviews and learning about the culture of the country in order to build a website for their client. We also had a few adventures including attending a Dominican party complete with carnival costumes and local dancers and a visit to 27 Charcos to slide down some waterfalls!
Dominican Republic Elon iMedia group // Twin Sripe

I worked with a team (above) that will build an e-commerce website for a group of women that make beautiful tote bags from recycled plastic bags. I’ll be sure to share the site when it is live. I loved getting to work with the student’s and seeing them work together to create amazing results. I hope you enjoy some of the photos I took during my visit to this colorful country.

Dominican Republic beauty // Twin SripeDominican Republic children with drone // Twin Sripe

Dominican Republic sites and beauty // Twin SripeDominican Republic village // Twin Sripe

The Dominican Republic is a beautiful country and I cannot wait to return. So many people have very little, but yet everyone welcomed us with open arms and a smile on their face. I hope to share more about my trip very soon!


About Katie

Katie is the voice behind lifestyle blog, Twin Stripe. Her blog is dedicated to helping readers create a bright and modern lifestyle that doesn’t cost a ton. Twin Stripe features easy DIY projects, tasty recipes, entertaining ideas, style tips, home decorating inspiration and more. Katie lives in Greensboro, N.C. with her fabulous husband, Chad, and adorable pup, Hobbes. She spends her spare time decorating their 1950s bungalow and throwing festive parties. Katie believes you can never have too much glassware or glitter!

6 thoughts on “A Trip to Remember: Dominican Republic

  1. Your pictures are gorgeous! I’ve never been to the Dominican Republic, but I’d like to some day. It looks like you had a lot of fun.

  2. Looks like you had an amazing trip! I love all those colors. Can’t wait to hear more about it soon! Let’s schedule some time to catch up. 🙂

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