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Everything’s Bigger in… East Asia?

If you’ve had the chance to flip through my previous posts, you may already know that East Asia has cornered the market on many of the world’s superlatives— among numerous other (read: weird) possibilities, escalators, advertising and flight delays all … Continue reading

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A is for Auspicious, D is for Dragon and $ is for Us

Pretty much sums it all up.  Profit, a Chinese restaurant in Manhattan, NY has one clear goal, and it has nothing to do with you.  Actually, it has everything to do with you, and hoping that you step into their unabashed … Continue reading

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Never Take Candy From Humans

Takashimaya is a Japanese department store chain with locations throughout Japan, and one in Singapore.  But if you think for a second that I travel around just to shop, that would be as misleading as this photo. Instead, department stores … Continue reading

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