Posts tagged spain
5 Things You Need to Do Your First Year Abroad

I have a lot of goals and philosophies that guide the way I lead my life, but they can all be basically summed up by my desire to live life to its fullest and have no regrets. At times this can be a tough order to fill, especially when I reflect on past mistakes. Hindsight vision really is 20/20, but I try to look at these mistakes as an opportunity to learn something and better myself. As the saying goes, experience is life’s greatest teacher… or something like that.

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Can't Travel, Will Cook: 5 Dishes to Cook When You Can't Hop on a Plane

So you’ve been planning and saving, but the way your bank account is set-up... well let's just say, there are no current flights on the horizon. Someone once said that food has the ability to transport you to another country and time. We're going to test that out! Though you won’t be leaving home per say, you'll find that your dream destinations are only a supermarket trip away.

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Travel Break: Exploring the Marvels of Asturias

Intense emotions can arise in us wonderlusters whilst planning travel. It’s an exhilarating high, tempered by a fair number of stressful lows. Usually that stress is related to money and choosing cities that give you the most bang for your buck and aren’t just all hype. After all, there are so many beautiful places to choose from in Europe and if you’re relatively new to the continent, how do you choose? This time we're headed north to Asturias, Spain.

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10 Reasons to Visit Spain Instead Of California

For the readers in the east who dream of visiting California because of the constant marketing and call of Hollywood, We're here to tell you to skip California and visit Spain instead. Both have their special things; however, hear us out! Spain is winning!

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48 Hours in Ourense — Where to Go While In Galicia

For most people, Spain evokes thoughts of vibrant colors, flamenco and warm weather. So when I found out that I was moving to Galicia I was, admittedly, not so thrilled. But after a brief moment of doubt and panic, I realized that an adventure in a part of Spain that I’d never been to was exactly what I needed. If you have the privilege of traveling through Galicia, Ourense should be on your list of places to see.

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The International Student's Guide to Spain

This school year is coming to an end and for future international students that means, it's time to prepare everything for arriving to their host country in just a matter of months! If Spain is in your radar, today's your lucky day. I'm going to give you real life advice -from student to student. You can thank me later!

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5 Summer Essentials for your European Getaway

LMDES brought you five essentials for your extended Spanish stay but if you’re simply getting ready to jet off for summer vacation or preparing for a study abroad session, ease your anxious mind with these summer travel items! Arrive to Europe feeling both stylish and prepared for the summer months ahead. 

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Anxiously Awaiting My Move To Spain

Ever since the fifth grade, I have longed to visit Spain.  Maybe it was my long time crush on Enrique Iglesias or the project that I did on Spanish culture in the sixth grade.  Whatever it was, Spain was always on my list of places to experience. When I finally got my chance to travel out of the country during my junior year of college, I thought that spending six weeks in Spain would be a no-brainer but I choose Brazil because of the opportunity to work with and learn about Afro-Brazilian culture.  It proved to be a grand experience that lit my travel fire. 

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Adventures in Online Dating: The 5 Guys* You’re Bound to Meet and the Messages They’ll Send

He seems polite enough, and if you were offering exam prep classes, this would be great. Too bad you’re trying to find love, not an extra private class. I can’t for the life of me understand why so many Spaniards assume that we Americans/Brits/Aussies/Kiwis come here to speak English and not, say, learn Spanish? Ladies, don’t fall into that trap.

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Meet La Morena: Brionnie Andrews

Pageant model turned expat, Brionnie Andrews has an extremely interesting story. From Louisiana to South Korea to Madrid, this risk-taker really knows how to go after what she wants.  Our community manager, Danni, had the chance to speak with her on her past as a pageant queen, the importance of positive vibes and how she came to live the life she's always dreamed of. 

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What About The Weekend: La BARbacoa Del Peretón

When the weather gets nice and spring fever shows up, we want to spend as much time as we can soak in the sun and enjoying life. We all dream of that perfect Saturday; a day filled with good food, free drinks, friends and tons of music. Well, luckily for you… La BARbacoa Del Peretón is delivering just that. For the second year in a row, Bar Taberna de Ideas has organized more than 12 hours of fiesta with this gastronomic mini-festival. 

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