Posts tagged black travel
We out here: 7 Black-Owned Travel Companies you need to Know

This is the age of the Black Travel Movement. Despite what mainstream media may depict, there are more African Americans traveling, now more than ever. Also, despite the stereotypes, we're traveling to more than just the Caribbean, Bahamas, Miami, and Vegas. With the rise of social media, online platforms, and travel communities, travel resources have become more readily available

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Black in Brazil: Why Bahia is a Must for Every Modern Black Traveler

Traveling while black. We’ve all been there, and many of you reading this are living it right now. And if you happen to have grown up in a place that isn’t inherently black, like say the United States of Amerikkka or the United Kingdom (of colonialism), then you may be intimately familiar with the zero sum burden that accompanies your skin tone in places rooted in white supremacy. I say that you “may” be aware of this particular bonus, because it differs from the obvious burden of blackness of which we are all acutely aware.

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6 Reasons Why Millennials Are The Best Travelers Ever

They say Millennials are irresponsible and impulsive. We’re constantly being told not to disrupt the status quo and to fall in line. But this is our time, and we’ve decided to live life on our own terms. We don’t want to be the mirror image of the ones that came before us. We’re carving out our own path and uniting the world.

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Meet La Morena: Be Inspired with Nikki Ndukwe

Nikki has been a part of the LMDES movement long before her move to Galicia, Spain last fall. As an inspiring creative, we love keeping up with her everyday adventures and travels via social media. We got to sit down to hear more about her love affair with Spain, how she's been received by locals and why she recommends reaching out to others before taking the leap abroad! 

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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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Travel Break: Plan An Unforgettable Escape to Mallorca

Mallorca is one of those places where once you experience it's magic, you won't want to leave. Bigger than just Palma, the islands capital, exploration is endless through its mountainous regions and seaside serenity. If you're looking to plan a trip to Mallorca, we've broken it down so you can have the best experience imaginable. 

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4 Ways to Cope with Wanderlust When You Can't Get On a Plane and Go

You did it!  You went on an amazing study abroad trip to South Africa.  Or maybe you took a 2 week vacation in Spain.  Now, you're back home reliving your experience through Instagram photos and conversations with your fellow travelers. It seems that your family and friends don't understand and you are itching to see some place new and interesting.  However, you have to be responsible.

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Lee of Spirited Pursuit

Spirited Pursuit is one of those sites that you can get lost in for hours, scrolling from article to article, filling your wanderlust and escaping into different worlds. With a mission to not just share more than just your typical travel stories, Lee Litumbe really knows how to shape a narrative with photography and words. We had the honor of chatting with her to hear why she started the brand, advice for those who want to start their blogging journey and how she's working on consciously documenting the stories of Africa in a different light. 

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LMDES just got a Liebster Award!

Well, it actually happened a little over a month ago but we're so excited to share the news! We were nominated for a Liebster Award by the lovely couple over at Hey Dip Your Toes In and it was a total surprise! We love being able find out about new blogs and to see who our supporters are. Basically how the award works is that bloggers nominated other bloggers who they love and it's a great way to connect those of us in the community. We had fun answering these questions so read on to get to know our team a bit better! 

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Shannon and Hillary — Founders of Parlour Magazine

Parlour Magazine is the ultimate destination when you're looking for a place to talk about more than just travel but exploration and life happenings. The brand has been growing for quite some time and we were able to chat with the founders to hear about their overall mission , how to keep a healthy work/life balance and why you need to be traveling instead of spending cash on material things. Learn more in our latest Wanderlust Wednesday interview. 

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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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Exlcusive Interview: Lo Miller of Can't Stay Put

Lo Miller has been on our radar from a while, traveling the world not just for her own gain, but to inspire others to take the leap as well. She embodies what it means to take life into her own hands as she has made sacrifices to see the world and share stories along the way. We were able to sit down with Lo to chat about her brand Can't Stay Put, what's coming up next and why we should all be a bit more intentional about traveling. 

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