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#131 Snails

Posted March 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 9 Comments

This is a guest submission from “Lamstah” that was so interesting that we had to feature it and make it a post. We hope you enjoy this look into Asian Snail Etiquette and Lam’s story about trying to unravel its mysteries. “Food is my favorite topic so going to a food court of a different [...]

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Tags: Activities · Animals · Cuisine · Culture · Customs · Environment · Featured Topic · Food & Beverage · Habits · People · Vietnamese

Asian Flush (“Blame it on the Ah-Ah-Ah-Alcohol”)

Posted March 12th, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

Hello SAPL Family! It’s been a while since our last post, but I would like to announce one of Vannie’s last posts before she takes an extended leave from guest writing here at SAPL. Her submissions have been great for the Asian Community in that they’ve urged us to think deeper about our lives as [...]

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Tags: Activities · Culture · Featured Topic · Food & Beverage · Habits · Open Dialogue · People · Relationships · Social

Open Dialogue: Northern vs. Southern Asians

Posted February 20th, 2010 by Peter · 19 Comments

Vannie Sung’s latest submission is about latitudinal differences between Asians in their own countries. There is definitely a divide that keeps Asians everywhere (especially in areas torn by war and ideology) from achieving true unity because they are so caught up in upholding their own cultural identities. Vannie poses a larger question at the end– [...]

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Featured Topic: Double Names

Posted January 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

This week’s post is a very thought provoking dissemination of common Asian naming conventions by none other than guest writer Vannie Sung! Hopefully, we as a SAPL community can help shed some light on this topic. Take it away, Vannie! Vannie says: I’d like to re-iterate the question that Shakespeare’s Juliet asked Romeo: “What’s in [...]

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