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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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14 (more) Japanese words with no English translations

While my first post about Japanese words with no English translation was centered around words that have to do with wo...

3 reasons why I learned Italian (and why you should too)

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy” ― Giuseppe Verdi Thanks to Italian cuisine, pretty much everyone in th...

3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)

“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.” – Charles V Spanish is a passionate ...

5 reasons why you should learn French

French is beautiful. It makes pastries like croissants and pain au chocolat sound like drops of heaven. It makes the m...

10 reasons why Dubai should be on your travel bucket list

As an Arabic proverb goes, “Who lives sees, but who travels sees more.” Traveling is an eye-opener. You taste new flav...

Aloha! And other useful words for your Hawaiian getaway

You packed your towel, your sunglasses, your sunscreen and everything else for your Hawaiian getaway. Missing anything...

Why learn Chinese

When I think of the Chinese language, at least personally, I start to feel overwhelmed. I can’t say the various “mā, m...

The top 10 places to see in 2018

It’s the start of 2018 and you know what that means, “New Year, New Me!” But what about, “New Year, New Places?” Yes, ...

Should I travel with my BFF?

Traveling is great. I can’t stress this enough. But what makes traveling even better is when you share it with the per...

3 more reasons why I learned French (and why you should too)

“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.” ― Steve Martin Ah, le Français! It’s a language that p...

10 tips for making friends while traveling

Beside all the adventures and memories, meeting new people and making friends from around the world is what makes trav...

5 things you absolutely must eat in New York City

There are so many things to love and appreciate about New York City that it’s hard to really list them all. I mean, it...