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Cultural Differences: Live Like A King In Asia

In Australia, Sydney, on a job site today, I started to develop friendships with the lads. One forklift driver is head-to-toe old-school Aussie.  He looks…

Cultural Differences: Yellow Fever In Australia

The Asian Girl On The Sydney Train Australians may not like to admit it, but deep down, we all have a case of yellow fever….

Cultural Differences: Above Ground Versus Underground Car Parks

What Is Culture? To me, a cultural difference is a decision over time practiced by a majority of people from one society, one not imposed…

Cultural Differences: The Culture Of Friendliness In Eastern And Western Hospitality

In a recent return trip from China, Guangzhou, back to Australia, Sydney, I was able to notice a stark cultural difference between eastern and western…

Cultural Differences: Cash And Credit Cards Versus Cashless Societies

Imagine A World Without WeChat Pay Recently, on a return trip from China, Guangzhou to Sydney, Australia, I came into Oliver Brown to order a…

Cultural Differences: Racial Segregation In Australian And Chinese Dating Culture

Education On Cultural Differences From A Cultural Scholar Fresh on my return from China, Guangzhou to Sydney, Australia  today, these are the times I am…

Cultural Differences: The Winners And Losers In A Competitive Chinese Society

The Chinese Competitive Mentality On a recent flight from China to Australia, I was able to observe a unique demographic of Chinese people who come…

Cultural Differences: Ingredients For Business Success In China / Australia

Ingredients For Business Success In China In China, Guangzhou, jogging along the Pearl river, I came across a group of midnight fishermen casting fishing lines…

Cultural Differences: The Question Of National Identity In Australia

What Is Australian, And What Is An Australian-Born Chinese (ABC)? In China, Guangzhou, on a stopover in Dengba Youth Hostel (登巴客栈) near Beijing road, I…

Cultural Differences: Hospitality Culture In China vs Australia

Cultural Differences: Restaurant Culture In China vs Australia In China, Guangzhou, Shayuan (沙园) having a midnight snack (宵夜), I ordered eggplant diced into sushi-like rolls. …

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