Posts tagged black pride
Natural Hair Travel: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Hair is important, but it's not the end of the world. The reason we stress caring for natural hair especially on the road is because looking our best is linked to feeling our best! Inside and out! Natural hair, as many of you may know, is a marathon, not a sprint! How do you care for your natural hair while traveling? Check out a few mistakes we've made, and save yourself the extra steps!

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Keep it Warm + Trendy: Outfit Ideas for Winter in Spain

Coming from Minnesota, USA, I know cold. Not just your average it’s snowing cold, I’m talking your below 20 have to warm up your car for 10 minutes before you drive cold. So when locals here told me that northern Spain is the coldest place they’ve ever been I just laughed. The coldest it gets here is maybe 15 degrees. They don’t know my struggles. I love autumn and winter fashion so I’m always excited when this time of year rolls around. 

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Paseítos: Meet Majida

Paseítos is the newest LMDES video series where we bring you stories, advice and inspiration from the expat community that has been living in Spain for quite some time. Chatting with entrepreneurs, yoga instructors, foodies and more you’ll get to hear what life is like from our diverse group of expats. Meet Majida. 

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Why You Need to Visit Nantes, France as a Black Traveler

This trip was one of the most memorable in my five years of living in Europe and such a wonderfully pleasant surprise. It almost brought me to euphoric tears seeing Black people walk through this European city proclaiming the truth: we belong here. The blood of our ancestors taint these cobblestones. Our bones bent to build this city that you now call home and you need to – read: better—recognize this fact. So yes, our hair will fly free. Yes, we will dress how we please whether that be in African or Caribbean garb or with piercings & tattoos or traditionally French. We are home. 

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