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
Why should you move to Spain in your 28s? Your 33s? Your 42s? Because. You. Want. To. And unlike the vast majority of the 23-year-olds you are bound to encounter, you’ve lived that adult American life, and you know exactly what you’re walking away from. If you're on the fence about whether or not to take the plunge, this article is for you!Read More
Missed us? During 2018 we’ve been able to get back to the heart of LMDES, asking ourselves the hard questions like where we see LMDES going, what does our audience need and want from us, and how can we keep innovating this dope and thriving community that we’ve spent the last 4 years growing? Keep reading to find out more.Read More
Traveling as a POC is an adventure all on its own. Danni here and I can only speak from personal experience, but I believe that traveling as a WOC is both liberating and slightly intimidating.Read More
If you're interested in re-charging your batteries in a healthy and safe way, I strongly recommend creating a night time routine. This routine will look different for everyone, and the length and steps are totally up to you. That's the beauty: it's a sacred time of night that is reserved just for you, and you alone.Read More
Couldn’t make it to the LMDES Summer Kickback? Here’s what you missed!Read More
If you've opened this article you're either a cynic, or at the very least curious about what exactly an affirmation is. That's the first step! Glad to see you made it here.Read More
Healthy travel is an all-around hollistic experience that leaves you feeling fuller, richer, and more grounded tan before. Sound impossible? It really isn't!
Here are a few small, and manageable tips you can implement into your next travel routine, and start seeing the effects immediately.Read More
We're starting a new series of content on LMDES loosely titled: Watch, Listen, Do, Read. It's a monthly round up of our current faves, hobbies, and obsessions! We realize that the most enriching part of belonging to such a dynamic community of creatives, artists and entrepreneurs is that we can share and vibe. If you all enjoy this series, we'll keep it going fueled by your suggestions!Read More
There were so many lessons learned during the LMDES Getaway in Javea, Spain in December, which is why we'll be taking time to unpack and dive into each one with the time and detail it deserves.
The first lesson that I want to begin to explore is journaling.Read More
Keep in mind that not only is your skin an organ, it's the largest organ in your body, so let's show it all the TLC it deserves! Here's how to take care of it while on the road!Read More
No matter how many times you visit or how long you stay, there's never enough time to see, do and experience everything that this vibrant 24 hour city has to offer. There's literally something for everyone.Read More