How to Go Sugar Free: Tips to Avoid Refined Sugar

How to Go Sugar Free: Tips to Avoid Refined Sugar

As we approach the halfway point of the year, we think of the new year resolution that didn’t quite make it all the way to completion. But making a simple permanent change can increase our overall health and well-being, and that’s quitting refined sugar.

What to Expect When Traveling to Spain: Culture & Etiquette

What to Expect When Traveling to Spain: Culture & Etiquette

When you travel abroad, recognizing the cultural context in which you'll be entering should be a top priority. Why? You'll only be visiting for X amount of time! Right? Wrong. It's vital to be aware of the cultural context of your destination because not following said rules-- whether spoken or written-- can make for an uncomfortable or even lousy holiday.

Cheapest Cities in Europe to Visit: 5 Destinations for the Budget Traveler

Cheapest Cities in Europe to Visit: 5 Destinations for the Budget Traveler

With cities like Paris, London, and Barcelona many people believe that it’s nearly impossible to travel to Europe without breaking the bank. However, if you think outside the box and travel to some lesser-known locations you can surely enjoy an inexpensive European holiday without losing the culture and charm that the more popular cities are known for.Check this list below to find some of the cheapest cities in Europe which are perfect for budget travelers! 

Spain Wine Tours: How to Plan the Perfect Visit

Spain Wine Tours: How to Plan the Perfect Visit

This one is for all my wine lovers out there! While Spain is known the Gaudi art in Barcelona and the sunny beaches in Ibiza and The Canary Islands, Spanish wineries are often overlooked as a tourist attraction. These wineries, referred to as bodegas, are primarily located in the wine-producing region of La Rioja. Whether you’re a solo traveler, sight-seeing with friends, or having a romantic getaway, a wine tasting is for everyone and a non-traditional way of getting to know Spain. Here’s the step-by-step process of planning a bodega tour and a few recommendations of my own.

When Cultures Come Together: Why La Mar De Músicas is A Must!

When Cultures Come Together: Why La Mar De Músicas is A Must!

For the past 22 years, people have been coming together from all over the world to celebrate culture in Cartagena, Spain every July. This year is no different. Here at LMDES, we're big fans of La Mar de Músicas because it's the perfect opportunity to disconnect, meet new people and truly embrace art from all over the world.

What is Meal Prepping? A Beginner's Guide and Recipe Ideas!

What is Meal Prepping? A Beginner's Guide and Recipe Ideas!

Initially meal prepping can seem daunting and may even appear to take more time than before, but once you get into the habit you'll begin to fully reap the rewards. The secret to successful meal prepping is to plan your meals in advance and grocery shop according to the recipes you have chosen.

Find Remote Work Abroad: 10 Sites to Bookmark

Find Remote Work Abroad: 10 Sites to Bookmark

As the world becomes more digitalized, employment has become more flexible in certain fields. The digital nomad movement has become a huge trending topic on social media, and it is still growing. A digital nomad is someone to earns money 100% via internet, which allows them live and work anywhere in the world (given that they have reliable wifi connection). These remote based jobs are either online businesses, freelancing/independent contract jobs, or a remote position for a company. This new style of living and working has gained attention from many major business and media outlets such as CNBCand Forbes.