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Remote Work in Spain, Exclusive Interview with Business Analyst Christine

“Go slow! You’ll get farther, faster, healthier and happier!” Ever wonder what it’s like working remotely in Spain? Want to try remote work? Meet Christine, a business analyst from Atlanta and based in Barcelona! Hear all she has to say about working remotely in Spain!

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Black Hair Salons in Madrid, Where to get Afro hair done in Madrid

Living in Madrid? Moving to Madrid? How about just a visit? Either way, at some point, you’ll probably want to get your hair done. If you need a Black hair salon in Madrid, this list is for you. Box braids in Madrid? A major key for the hot Spanish summers and the cold, cold winters in Madrid. Let us help!

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Black in Spain: Beauty Standards and Exoticisms

As a black person living in a country like Spain where the population is largely homogenous – at least in outward appearance – it’s not an uncommon occurrence to find out that you’ve instantly become a walking museum exhibit. For many, you’re one of the few chances they have to get an up-close look – or touch – of this rarely-seen specimen that is a black person. Does that mean it’s ok for someone to breach your personal space for a rub of your skin or a grab at your hair? No. But it does help explain why it’s happening. 

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Quick Guide for Vegans and Vegetarians in Spain

Although Spain is known as the land of Serrano ham, there are more and more restaurants emerging that cater to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. In the last 5 years there’s been an impressive surge. It’d be impossible to list all of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the country, but simply keep in mind that bigger cities + more people = higher demand for alternative diets.

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Why You Should Keep a Journal While Living Abroad

Practically, a journal is a great way to plan your move and keep track of everything that needs to be done before you leave. But there are so many more benefits you can get from keeping a journal once you arrive at your destination. Here's why you should keep a journal while traveling! 

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Where To Send Your Child: Best Bilingual Schools in Madrid

It’s important when choosing a school in Spain to find a good fit. In the public system, there are very few reasons they will allow you to change school mid-year. And unless you plan on moving a couple of times to find a good fit for your kids, it’s best to do your research, go on tours, and talk to other parents in your area. Here's what you need to know! 

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