Posts tagged toque masculino
10 Reasons to Raise a Family in Spain

Despite the normal stress of everyday occurrences, my saving grace is my family, and Spain couldn’t be a better place to raise one!  From the amazing weather to great family activities, this list serves to prove that while my daily grind is indeed just as shitty as yours, I don’t mind it because raising a family in Spain rocks! If you're considering moving your family abroad, keep reading! 

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Perspective From a Black Male Teaching Abroad

The Black male teaching experience abroad is unique. Living and working as a teacher and eventual manager of an international department has given me perspective in ways that I had never imagined. Being a teacher is an honor and a truly rewarding experience. As a Black male teaching abroad, I've learned a lot regarding how I am initially perceived by those I have yet to meet.

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Less Is More: The Truth About Friendships While Traveling The World

For the past year, I stood (not so idly) by and lived a roller coaster of a first year abroad. I didn’t miss my hometown of Montreal much, not for a lack of meaningful relationships and love for the city I call home, but because I was busy living. Now that my time teaching in mainland China is up, I’ve taken some time to reflect. I’m excited to go home, but not without apprehension. “What’s there to be concerned about, KB?” Short answer? Friendships are at times a casualty of travel.

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Forget What You Heard! Here's the Scoop on Breakfast In Spain

Spanish breakfast is brilliant! Have you ever stopped and asked yourself why it is so? Most of us are used to the “real” breakfast. You know, the heavy, greasy stuff; bacon, pancakes, sausages, etc. That too has its merits but there is something about a small Spanish breakfast that seems to do the job. To be able to appreciate it to the fullest, it is imperative that you do it right. 

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Fam In Town? Where to Head For the Best Meals in Madrid

I’ve been asked a few times about my mum’s in town picks, so here I have them. These places not only provide great food, but also give the chance to catch a unique glimpse into what Spanish gastronomy is becoming. Here's where to take Mom when she's in town! 

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Wearing a Suit While Black: Is Respectability Politics a Thing?

Aaron Barnes, founder of Dapper Black Box, talks about respectability politics. Since we live in a world where respect (or the lack thereof) is the root of severe racial injustices, we are forced to take a closer look at the type of respectability politics we adopt. 

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5 Tapas Recipes Every Gentleman Should Have in His Date Night Arsenal

Spain has produced a number or world renowned male chefs such as José Ramón Andrés Puerta and Ferran Adrià. You should admire these gentlemen as both are recognized for their ground breaking, creative, and innovative recreations of Spanish cuisine. Spanish gastronomy is very rich and complex but one of the simpler staples of Spanish cooking are Tapas. Want to impress Bae? Here's how! 

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