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Happy 2011 Lunar New Years!

Posted January 15th, 2011 by Peter · 31 Comments

Hi SAPL Family! The Year of the Rabbit begins this year on February 3rd, 2011! To help us ring in Lunar New Years, our friends at American Express are giving away some $50 Gift Cards to SAPL members who can share what Lunar New Years truly means to them! The roaring tiger makes way for [...]

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Tags: Contests & Giveaways · Culture · Customs · Environment · Food & Beverage · Linguify · Promotions

Open Topic: Taking Photos with American Children

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

This week’s Open Topic comes from Lindsay, and pertains to Asians (not Asian-Americans): My husband and I as well as some friends (two couples) separately traveled to Thailand and Malaysia. My husband was stared at, especially as we were further from the city. Our friends found that Asian tourists wanted photos with their children. Each [...]

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Tags: Activities · Culture · Environment · People · Relationships · Social

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 2010!

Posted September 22nd, 2010 by Peter · 10 Comments

Hi there SAPL Family, and Happy Mid-Autumn Festival (the Asian New Years). We at Stuff Asian People Like just wanted to wish you a wonderful 中秋节 wherever you are! We all have traditions no matter what part of Asia we are from, so we’d like for you to share yours. In Vietnam, we would typically [...]

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Tags: Activities · Culture · Customs

#133 Putting Food On Other Peoples’ Plates

Posted August 25th, 2010 by Peter · 22 Comments

You’ve just been invited to eat by your best Asian friend and their family. You all enter a wonderful smelling restaurant I will stereotypically call, “Seafood Paradise.” Everyone orders, and you wait for your food to arrive. You expect your own plate. You expect your own food. Instead, the waiter brings all the food to [...]

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Tags: Activities · Cuisine · Culture · Customs · Environment · Food & Beverage · Habits · People