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Martinique

A Swiss-Peruvian mutt, born and raised under the Californian sun. I love food #nomnom and traveling. I probably use too many hashtags in everyday life but my true talent lies in telling bad jokes - that people surprisingly laugh at. Follow the food I eat and places I see by following me on Instagram at: martinique89

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5 reasons why you should learn French
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French is beautiful. It makes pastries like croissants and pain au chocolat sound like drops of heav...

14 (more) Japanese words with no English translations
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While my first post about Japanese words with no English translation was centered around words that ...

3 reasons why I learned Italian (and why you should too)
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“You may have the universe if I may have Italy”― Giuseppe VerdiThanks to Italian cuisine, pretty muc...

3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)
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“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.”– Charles VSpanish ...

10 reasons why Dubai should be on your travel bucket list
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As an Arabic proverb goes, “Who lives sees, but who travels sees more.” Traveling is an eye-opener. ...

Aloha! And other useful words for your Hawaiian getaway
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You packed your towel, your sunglasses, your sunscreen and everything else for your Hawaiian getaway...

Why learn Chinese
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When I think of the Chinese language, at least personally, I start to feel overwhelmed. I can’t say ...

The top 10 places to see in 2018
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It’s the start of 2018 and you know what that means, “New Year, New Me!” But what about, “New Year, ...

Should I travel with my BFF?
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Traveling is great. I can’t stress this enough. But what makes traveling even better is when you sha...

3 more reasons why I learned French (and why you should too)
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“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.”― Steve MartinAh, le Français! It’s a...

10 tips for making friends while traveling
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Beside all the adventures and memories, meeting new people and making friends from around the world ...

5 things you absolutely must eat in New York City
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There are so many things to love and appreciate about New York City that it’s hard to really list th...