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Fashion Trends 2021: Beyond Limits

Currently we are experiencing an unprecedented pandemic which affects our lifestyle choices, including how we dress. Fashion is a means to express ourselves, so in 2021 it is not surprising that comfortable and...

Best Books Of 2020: Morals of the Stories

The volatile year of 2020 has finally passed, with unsolved challenges ahead. But, let's start a new, hopeful, optimistic, and beautiful 2021 Lunar New Year. From these books’ compelling pages, we can...

How Japanese Kintsugi Brings Beauty to Flawed Items, Including Ourselves

In Japanese, "kintsugi" (金継ぎ) means "golden joinery." It is an art form that mends broken items by soldering fragments together using precious metals such as gold. The birth of...

Top Picks to Welcome Lunar New Year

Hydrating Essentials Dehydrated skin leads to multiple problems, including breakouts, dryness and dullness. Suitable...

How Celebrating Tết Connects Vietnamese to Their Roots

Combine Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas and New Year’s Day into one mega-holiday, and you have Tết, the Vietnamese celebration of the Lunar New Year. While the main event is marked by a four-day national...

Editor’s Letter: Happy Lunar New Year 2021

The Year of the Rat, 2020, was the first year of a new round of 12 zodiac signs. It was considered to have many new beginnings, and so it did. These new...

What Dishes to Prepare for the Vietnamese Mid-year Festival?

Having lasted for generations, Tết Đoan Ngọ (Mid-year Festival) is a part of Vietnamese culture, which is no less important than the Lunar New Year. As being passed by the ancestors, the...

Bài Chòi – The Attraction of a Cultural Heritage

During Tet or other holidays, while the Northern Vietnamese are fascinated with quan họ folk songs’ melodies, and Southerners are enjoying đờn ca tài tử (a musical art with both scholarly and folk...

How Many of These Canadian Slangs Do You Know?

Even though English and French are Canada’s official languages, a myriad of slangs completes the country’s vocabulary. While some words are known across Canada, some are unique to a certain province or...

These Beautiful Pastry Boxes Will Sweeten Your Lunar New Year

January is ending soon, but to those in the Asian diaspora who celebrate Lunar New Year, the festive mood has just begun. Known by many names, Tết in Vietnam, Chunjie in China, Solnal...

2021 Trends: Colours Around Us

Colours are all around us, providing a substantial impact on feelings and experiences. The use of colours, from dark to bright, can also hint at emotions and personalities....

Casa Loma – The House on the Hill

What do X-Men and The Handmaid’s Tale have in common? They were both shot in Casa Loma, a 64,700-square-foot castle located in midtown Toronto. Originally owned by Sir Henry...

Hoi An Flood – Determination and ingenuity allowed inhabitants to make the best of a challenging time.

Lên, 57 years old, offered boat rides the day after typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam. This area...

5 Minutes with Alden Anderson: Focusing on Ethnic Minorities

From the age of nine, Alden Anderson was attracted to photography. Now, with more than 20 years in the profession, the 37-year-old photographer from Los Angeles has...

Bio Sculpture Introduces New Unique, yet Universal Nail Colours

In the beauty world, a look is flawed without polished nails. A beautiful set of nails that complements your outfit and is not chipped adds a certain amount of sleek sophistication.

Graceful Holiday Colours

Simple nail patterns have special appeal this season, as do bold colours. What are the featured hues this winter? Put aside classic options such as nude or pastels and have some fun...

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