Category: MJ Toledo

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Travel & Heritage

An avid surfer with a passion for Travel and History, MJ specializes in Travel news and cultural guides to help others explore and learn about Asia. She graduated with a Mass Communication degree and has also worked as a TV anchor for PTV. She has previously written for Tech Times, Traveler’s Today, and local newspapers.  Find her on the beach plotting for the big waves when she is not writing.

This AR App Lets You DRNK Your Heart Out

The fusion of drinking liquors and augmented reality is not new. But for the first time, an app called DRNK AR is elevating this creative experience to improve sales of beer, wine, and spirit brands. 

The Origin of Pinky Swear is Darker Than You Think

Do you know what’s the most popular gesture that symbolizes an unbreakable vow? That’s right, a pinky swear! This global practice is something both kids and adults take seriously. It turns out, the history behind pinky promise is quite bloody.

This LED Mask May Solve All Your Skin Problems

Korean beauty products are truly taking over the scene, and there’s one product that stands out among the rest – LED masks. Leading health and beauty brand Cellreturn is leading the pack with its convenient and ultra-effective products you can use at home.

Asian LGBTQ Beauty Vloggers Worth Subscribing To

Today’s social media landscape has paved the way for more diverse representation among people of all gender and sexuality. Whether you’re on the lookout for inspiring coming out stories, day in the life videos, or make up tips, these vloggers will be your new favorites.

Why Netflix’s 37 Seconds is a Wonder Surprise

Netflix recently released a wonderful coming of age film entitled 37 seconds which centers on a Japanese artist’s struggle with cerebral palsy. The movie beautifully tells a realistic tale of a person with disability filled with elements of compassion, empathy, and humanism.

This Smart AI Litter Box Monitors Cat’s Health Thru Waste

If you love your cats and want to be better at assessing their health, you better get your credit card ready to purchase the LuluPet AI Smart Cat Litter Box Pet Monitor. This technological breakthrough will help give cats early treatments for their health problems.

Chicago’s Asian Pop Up Cinema Kicks Off 10th Season 2020

Hoping to make Asian cinema known in the West, Chicago’s Asian Pop Up Cinema has just released the lineup for its 10th season which features 16 new films from the continent. Take a peek at why this unique film festival is something you should watch out for.

Li Ziqi: Chinese Youtuber Skyrockets from Farm to Fame

The moment you wake up, Li Ziqi is already on her way to tend to her plants. As you’re stuck in traffic, she is enjoying the fresh breeze on her farm. Get to know the Chinese wonder girl that captured the world with her idyllic depiction of farm life.

Asian Transgender Models Transforming the Industry

Transgenders are finally moving onto the center stage in the modeling world after decades of rejection. Now that the industry is more open to beauty in all forms, these models can finally take over not just headlines, but also magazine covers.

Chinese Version of Friends Releases Final Season

If you’re a Friends fan, you’ll surely be interested in taking a glimpse at the Chinese show “iPartment.” The show inspired by Friends which mirrors the characters, scripts, and even the famous sofa has just released its final season.

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