¿Te gustaría mejor el nivel de español que tienes actualmente? First step, check out these helpful and simple tips! Learning Spanish doens’t have to be pesado (annoying)! Learn Spanish fast without putting a strain on your busy schedule!Read More
“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!
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!Read More
Are there Black people in Spain? Meet El Chojin, Spain’s fastest rapper, or Rita Bosaho, the first Black woman in Spanish parliament.Read More
“To me flamenco is a feeling, a philosophy of life. Not a skin color.” Black Flamenco Dancer in Spain, Phyllis Akinyi shares her story, her struggles, and her triumphs as a flamenco dancer.Read More
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.Read More
This is probably the most common question we get at LMDES: What’s it like to be Black in Spain.Read More
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.Read More
Our goal is to suggest restaurants that have both: taste and style.
Here are my top suggestions for where to eat for 20€ or less in Madrid.Read More
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!Read More
On Facebook you get to share as much, or as little, as you like and the interface facilitates connection. You can find old classmates, college professors, and people with common shared interests no matter how niche they may be.Read More
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!Read More