Villa Zapakara: MixMax Brasil

Villa Zapakara is a children’s museum that showcases fantastic masterpieces from recycled and improvised materials. MixMax Brasil is the fourth interactive exhibition hosted by Villa Zapakara that will end in 2018. The place was uniquely designed with a touch of Derlon Almeida, a famous Brazilian […]

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Tran Elite Pool

Today is the start of my first ever swimming lesson. How else will I be able to live my mermaid dream? Learn how to swim. It’s never too late. WARNING: Since I will be taking swimming lessons for some time, you will definitely see more […]

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Avondvierdaagse 2017

Today marks the last day of Suriname’s Avondvierdaagse (AVD) also known as wandelmars. The event lasted for four days and is sponsored by the top companies in the country. The march started at 4 in the afternoon and lasted up to 3 to 4 hours. […]

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Plantage Peperpot

It was a cloudy day driving to Peperpot Nature Park in Commewijne. I was thinking that they should definitely be open on a Wednesday morning. We tried calling the office first (before venturing out on another 15 minute drive), but once again, no one picked […]

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How to Holi in Suriname

Holi Phagwa also known as the Festival of Colors is celebrated every March in Suriname. It marks the victory of good over evil. It is a celebration where people (friends or strangers alike) smeared each other with different colors as a sign of love and […]

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Redi Doti

Redi Doti is a native Indian village located to the southeast of Paramaribo which takes an hour and a half drive from the city. It’s called Redi (Red) Doti (Earth/Sand) because of its typical red-colored ground.

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Owru Yari 2016

December 31 is the time of the year where people all over Suriname gathered in the center of the city to celebrate Owru Yari (old year) or literally the blasting away of evil spirits by lighting up a really long string of fireworks called the […]

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