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Wanderlust Wednesday: Structurally Magnificent Thai Temples

With Covid travel restrictions* lifting, many of us may be feeling the nips from the travel bug reminding us that life is short, and we need to go out to see and experience the world. Thailand is one of Southeast Asia’s major tourist attractions....
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Books by Asian and Asian American Authors You Should Check Out

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! As we celebrate the contributions made by the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, we also need to look at their contributions in the literary world. Asian/Asian American writers...
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Women’s History Month: Badass Women You Should Know

Trigger Warning: Article discusses sex crimes and violence March is Women’s History Month. The month commemorates women’s cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements. To honor Women’s History Month, we celebrate some of the...
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The Origins of Asian Glass Blowing

The treasure technique of glass blowing is said to have originate from Syria back in the 1st century. The technique quickly found its way in the Asian peninsula thanks to the legendary silk road glass trade in South east Asia and China. Since...
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Asian Artists Storming The 2022 SXSW Festival

A line-up of musicians performing at the 2022’s SXSW (South by Southwest) yearly event is out and Asian artists, including K-pop idols, are representing their peninsula in this global happening. Over the years, the SXSW festival and concert...
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DIY Vegetable Garnish Carvings

Vegetable carving is concurred to originate from Asia with the dispute being the exact country amongst China, Thailand and Japan. Some of the world’s most eminent vegetable carvings include Mukimono from Japan and Thaeng.yuak from Thailand....
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Nairobi King Sejong Institute

Rating: 5 stars For over a decade, this institute has produced a substancial number of Korean speaking students. Currently affiliated with Kenyatta University, the institute offers free Korean classes to the university’s student...
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Original Fruits and Vegetables Grown in Japan

The Asian peninsula is eminent for maintaining its ancient traditional cultures and practices. Its perpetual serving of traditional cuisines, despite the sweeping effect of globalization and modernization, has glorified the Asian foods on a...
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Lee Yoo-mi’s Rise to Popularity After Two Hit Dramas

If you’re into K-dramas, you might have noticed that Korean actress Lee Yoo-mi has been getting a vast amount of popularity lately for her memorable supporting roles as Ji-yeong in Squid Game (2021) and Na-yeon in All of Us Are Dead (2022)....
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Happy Lunar New Year 2022!

Chie Izuno works full time at an office Branch. Though she’s 30, she’s very young at heart and kind of innocent. She tries hard to go into the dating field but finds herself struggling due to her weight and self-esteem issues. She meets up with...
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Upcoming 2022 Asian Celebrity Weddings

2020 proved challenging and set ablaze a worldwide re-think of what life is really all about. Since then individuals have come to value the power of relationships, which consequentially also rocked the normality boat of celebrity secret love...
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We Wish You Peace, Joy, Understanding and Kindness

2020 and 2021 have been years of rough times, yet many have made the best of them while others, not so much. During the Holidays we may have feelings of uncertainty and sometimes sorrow from lost loved ones or dealing with hard times. We at...
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THE FASHION STYLISTS FOR J POP AND C POP ARTISTS

J-Pop artists are gaining tremendous popularity in the world among the growing number of Asian artists. Groups like the electro-pop trio Perfume, Arashi, and Scandal all have built a devoted fanbase because of their spectacular performances...
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Trendy Trends – The South Korean “Hair Rollers” Craze

Rollers are the newest beauty and accessory trend overwhelming the South Korean peninsula and is increasingly creeping its way through the global fashion fabric. Fundamentally, these plastic cylinders are just but hair tools meant to bring...
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Korea’s Top Underground Female Rappers

The rapping genre has increasingly gained root in the Korean entertainment industry. The rather male dominated facet has since seen a boom in female rappers who are a highly talented; and to some degree better than their male counterparts....
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