Posts tagged traveling as a black woman
10 Essential Travel Accessories Under $50

Have a trip coming up? On a tight budget? Don’t worry, we got you! Here are some great  travel accessories will help you for your next trip without putting a huge hurting on your pockets. We dare you to get through this post without whipping out your wallet at least once! 

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6 Ways to Start Traveling BEFORE Leaving Home

 Quite simply, my travel life is a life of choices that began long before I ever bought my first plane ticket for a trip abroad.  Below are 6 ways I began my travel life before stepping one foot out of the U.S. Maybe these can give you both perspective and inspiration for creating the ‘how’ of your travel life...

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10 Things To Know About Muslim Travelers

Traveling is an activity that everyone wishes to experience at least once in their lifetime.  However the way one travels depends on a variety of values. There are different types of travelers. One of these types is the Muslim Traveler. Here are some few tips to know about us.

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4 Style Tips To Slay During Your Summer Holiday

Whether you’re actually headed to Europe this summer or it’s something that you’ve had on your bucket list for a while, we’re here to help. We’ve put together four style trends that will help you slay during your summer holiday.

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Here's Why Northern Spain Needs to be Your Next Trip

The beauty of a country like Spain is that it is filled with a myriad of landscapes, cultures, languages and history. Each region has something special to offer and the north of the country feels like a romantic escape that will have you wanting to spend time in solitude exploring the city streets and luscious countryside. If the north of Spain has never been on your radar, here are a few reasons why it should be.

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Solo Travel Chronicles: Let's Go to Lisbon!

There are several solo-travel friendly cities in the world, but if you’re looking for a weekend getaway filled with exploration, you will not be disappointed by Lisbon. Portugal’s coastal capital city is filled with abundant color, great weather, glorious viewpoints and delicious food and is the perfect destination for your next solo trip.

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Traveling as a Multiracial Woman

One of the first things I think about when traveling to a new place alongside the obvious (safety & budget): How I will be perceived based on the color of my skin and the shape of my eyes. It makes sense, considering all of my life I couldn't go too far without someone, strangers and acquaintances alike, inevitably asking me, "What are you?"

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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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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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