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MatadorU Articles

10 slang phrases you’ll need to know in the Philippines

by Kate Alvarez

15 slang phrases you’ll need to know in South Africa

by Caroline van Looy

10 ways to land a sponsored post as a travel blogger or social influencer

by Nicole Sunderland

10 perfect Instagram shots of Paris

by Juan Jerez

8 tips for taking amazing wildlife photos

by Elisabeth Brentano

6 social media practices you need to be following in 2017

by Carlo Alcos

12 ways dating a Spanish girl will change you

by Marco Delgado

5 things you’re doing that drive your editor crazy

by Matt Hershberger

9 reasons you should never date a British girl

by Sarah Elizabeth Jones

12 perfect Instagram shots of New York City

by Jose Silva

5 uncomfortable truths about living in Hawaii

by LiAnne Yu

15 perfect Instagram shots of Singapore

by Christine Peterson

The 17 funniest expressions in Swedish (and how to use them)

by Madelaine Triebe

The 20 funniest Portuguese expressions (and how to use them)

by Sandra Guedes

7 mental checks to get the exact photo you want

by James Kao

Travel photography according to Wes Anderson

by Jens Lennartsson

The 26 funniest expressions in Lithuania (and how to use them)

by Ieva IvanauskaitÄ—

8 invaluable tips to take better action photos

by James Kao
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