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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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10 places truly worthy of the #nofilter caption
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Ah, the mighty hashtag! For those that have been living under a rock for the past five years (or jus...

3 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 Things to Eat in Japan
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When people think of Japanese food, they tend to just think of sushi or ramen. However, Tokyo has mo...

How to save for a gap year: 10 things to start with today
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If there is one piece of advice that I could offer to anyone, it would be to travel. Travel as much ...

5 things we bet you didn’t know about Rome
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In Italian, Rome is known as Roma, which is amor (love) backwards. An apt name for a city filled wit...

How to learn Spanish faster: 10 tips
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You know that song “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz? Where he sings, “I throw my Spanish in the air sometimes...

17 German Words with no English translation
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I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pi...

13 Beautiful Words With No English Translation
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One of the most beautiful features of languages is that they give us the vocabulary to express ourse...