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VEGGIE REVOLUTION IN SPAIN: Lidl tries to be part of it

Living By 8 February, 2019 No Comments

by Jan Goller

Eating healthy and veggie is “in”: More than 50 % of the Spanish population have tried in the last twelve months a meat alternative (like hamburgers made of vegetables). The discount supermarket chain Lidl wants to adjust itself to the new preferences of its consumers and gets involved in the veggie revolution”.



Fruits and vegetables in one yoghurt? This sounds strange, doesn’t it? But exactly this did the shop and describes itself as the first grocery store chain to offer yoghurts with fruits and vegetables.

TOLEDO: one of the must-sees in Spain

Living By 19 October, 2015 No Comments

Toledo is like a museum, historic place, but still an important economic region, close to the Spanish capital. If you visit Madrid for more than a few days, you have an awesome opportunity for a day trip to one of the most historical cities not only in Spain but also in Europe. Toledo is the city of El Greco, Spanish kings, Muslims and Jews. When you study or work in Madrid, this is the place to go for the weekend and forget everything that is stressing about the capital. 

Brazil goes Europe

Living By 25 November, 2019 No Comments

by Stefanie Claudia Müller

Europe becomes more and more attractive for Latin America where Democratic instability is impacting negatively the development of the continent. We talk to André Penha, Co-Founder and CTO of QuintoAndar, a Brazilian company dedicated to using technology and design to simplify residential rentals from end to end – for landlords and tenants alike. The company sees in Europe their next important market, also because it is so attractive as home and second home for so many people around the world. Europe become more and more attractive for Latin America where democratic instability is impacting negatively the development of the continent.

Work less and live longer

Living By 16 August, 2019 No Comments

Long working hours shorten life expectancy by 9 years due to working weeks that exceed 48 hours. Every hour spent at work per week above the recommended 48 hours shaves 2.25 years off your life. Countries which have an average working week that exceeds 48 hours die an average of two years earlier than those that work for 45 hours or less, new research shows. According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, countries with a high life expectancy between 82.2 and 84.2 years, among them Spain, work an average of 40.7 hours per week, compared to the average 42.6 hour worked by countries with lifespans between 52.9 and 59.8.