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REACH continues reaching out to the community

R.E.A.C.H. of Central Florida
June is the month that not only marks the start of summer break but also the start of a new term for the board of the non-profit organization, REACH of Central Florida. This organization, whose acronym stands for "Recognizing, Experiencing, Asian Cultural Heritage", was founded in 2010 by three high school students who had a desire to promote Asian...

TastyChomps.com presents A Travel Tour Guide to Tokyo, Japan

Tōkyō (東京) is the capital of Japan and is one of the most populated cities in the world with over 31 million people living in the greater Tokyo area. Bustling, high tech cityscapes juxtaposing against traditional Japanese temples makes Tokyo truly a unique city. It has become one of my favorite places in the world to visit - from...

Born During the Vietnam War: An Operation Babylift Adoptee’s Story

Vietnam is not the war of my generation. It is, however, a war generations before mine have ensured won’t be forgotten. Growing up I read Tim O’Brien’s book “The Things They Carried” and watched the 1980s drama “China Beach” on TV. In school I studied the Tet Offensive and the Fall of Saigon, however, one event never made it...

Asian-American and Adopted

Ever since I can remember, I have known I was adopted. I suppose it would have been irresponsible of my parents to keep it a secret from me because it would have become quickly obvious – me, a Korean child being raised in an Irish-Catholic family. For my brother Ben who was not adopted, the reality of our blended family...

Practical Pressure Points: Ren Zhong

Ren Zhong
Acupressure DIY at Home Ren Zhong (人中), also known as Shui Gou (水溝), or Du 26, is the single most important Acupuncture point for restoring consciousness for fainting, or syncope. Du 26 is located on the face, above the upper lip on the midline, at the junction of the upper third and lower two thirds of the philtrum (the marked indentation found on the midline between...

Asian American Night at Amway Center 2015

Hundreds of Magic Fans from the Asian community of Greater Orlando converged on the Amway Center on March 27, 2015, for Asian American Night – A Celebration of Diversity organized by the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida. Festivities included a vibrant display of Asian culture featuring the talents of the Orlando Taiko Dojo drummers inside the Amway...

How to Alleviate Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion
Acupressure DIY at Home Congestion or stuffy nose, refers to the blockage of nasal passages that occurs when the membranes lining the nose becomes swollen from irritated and inflamed blood vessels. Frequently, the irritation will result in excess mucus production (manifesting as a runny nose) to flush out whatever is causing the irritation, such as an allergen. Nasal congestion is usually caused by the flu, colds, allergies,...

My Life in China

Independent film director, Kenneth Eng, recently graced our Central Florida for the East Coast Premiere of his documentary film, “My Life in China,” at the 2015 Florida Film Festival. During the festival, we received an opportunity for a behind-the-scenes meet and greet with him at the Asia Trend / YESS Center on April 14, 2015. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzNxwQLsJ6Q]Eng was officially selected...

Central Florida Dragon Parade welcomes the year of goat

Miss Vietnam Florida Pageant
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX6o15pKcbY?list=PLdu7ZdkJFW7EVns29RMOIwB7rdxUJXQkm] Watch the Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival videos at Youtube.com/AsiaTrend On February 22, 2015, Orlando’s Fashion Square Mall hosted the 4th-Annual Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival, welcoming in the year of the goat. The festivities started off outside, with the Dragon parade followed by 5 hours of festivities and entertainment inside. The turnout was phenomenal, and a great time was had...

Dreams will come true if you believe

Central Florida Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival 2015
I admit that the Central Florida Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival is the biggest thing I have ever done so far in my life. This crazy idea came into life four years ago when the Executive Director of Mills 50 Joanne Grant reached out to me through Ricky Ly for ways to promote the Mills 50 District to...
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