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Cultural Differences: Western and Chinese Coffee Shop Culture

A Good Starbucks Day No one good day can go by in China without having a Starbucks day with two coffees throughout the day.  That…

Cultural Differences: The Difference Between Rich and Poor in China and The West

I just came out of the apartment complex in Wanshengwei (万胜围) and saw a pink BMW.  I thought, “That must belong to a rich girl.”…

Revolutions in China – Underground Russian Internet

On my way to Kecun (客村), I was thinking in my mind, the internet censorship is so bad.  Later, when my girlfriend and I had…

Cultural Differences In Eastern and Western Fashion Trends

Cultural Comparisons of Short Skirts There is no comparison between any Asian girls in mainland China compared to the Asian Australians.  You just can’t compare….

Public Places – China vs The West

Another new difference that I discovered between Australia and China is because there are such a few amount of people on the train platforms. A…

Cultural Differences: Chinese vs Western Work Culture

Overtime Culture (加班) Australian Overtime Sydney trains had a ban recently on paid work overtime. Because Australian workplace regulations require any worker who works more than…

Cultural Differences – Chinese Male Dominance

On the walk to Yuexiu District (越秀区), I was walking up Dade Road (大德路) and saw a really hot girl. standing across the street looking…

Cultural Differences – Young Security Forces in China

The more I stay in China, the more I think, “These guys don’t really know too much.” When you Chinese security guards and police patrolling…

Cultural Differences – Proximity in Chinese Dating

I was thinking about Chinese girls and the culture in China. I realized that if a Chinese girl agrees to go to any places with…

Telltale Filial Chinese Signs (孝顺)

China, Guangzhou | 中国广州市 Telltale Signs of a Filial Chinese (孝顺) In China, in my travels from Beijing, Sichuan, to Guangzhou, one common tradition universally…

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