Posts tagged expat abroad
The Backstory: Going Beyond the Preconceived Notions of Spain

Upon first glance you make take stereotypes at face value and assume that everybody within Spain is homogeneous in appearance, speaks Spanish (as a first language), or maintains similar customs. In reality, this could not be further from the truth as Spain is a very multifaceted, complex, and diverse country within itself.

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LMDES Event Recap: BCN Brunch

For the first time ever, LMDES ventured out to Barcelona to host a memorable brunch. On Saturday morning, women from all over the world came together to make new connections, share a meal and indulge in the beauty of this Catalonian city. Ladies with a variety of backgrounds, interesting stories, hopes, and dreams came together and found connection in beautiful ways. Find out what happened at the LMDES brunch! 

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How To Deal When You Head Back Home: 6 Stages of Adjusting After Living Abroad

Coming home after a period of time living abroad isn’t always easy. Things aren’t the same as you remember. You aren’t even the same. Finding your place again when everyone and everything has moved on can make readjusting to your new old life seem a little bit like learning to walk again. Plus there’s the emotional toll of leaving behind new friends and abandoning what had become your new normal. Here's how to deal with repatriation and all that it comes with. 

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Linda of Looks Like Berlin

Linda, the face behind Looks Like Berlin, a fashion blog based out of Germany, tells LMDES all about her experience as a blogger, and lover of all things style, in Berlin. Not only does she know where to shop, and which stores to check out, she also shares a few tips on how bloggers can grow their networks.

 

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Event Recap: LMDES Social

Las Morenas de España recently just turned one and we wanted to celebrate. There's something beautiful about bringing an online community together in real life to congregate, meet new friends and catch up with old. The evening brought in women who have been living all over the country for over 10 years, to those who just moved earlier in the week to ladies who were just in town visiting for the weekend but knew that they needed to be in the space. The room was filled with great vibes, meaningful conversation and women slaying in all white. Needless to say, everyone left feeling inspired and a bit more at home. 

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Meet La Morena: Yinka Esi Graves

You might be familiar with Yinka's story from her piece on following passions and becoming a flamenco dancer in Spain. Well, we're here to share more. We had the opportunity to chat with Yinka a bit more about her experience living in Spain, how she's become a flamenco dancer that tours around Europe, where she finds inspiration and more. 

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