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Cultural Differences: Sexualised Fashion Trends in East vs West Societies

The Spandex Tracksuit Pants Trend In Australian Fashion In Australia, Sydney, on a Thursday night in the local mall where everyone goes late night shopping,…

Cultural Differences: Safety In China vs The West

Today, I had a conversation with a subscriber who added me on WeChat.  She travelled from Johannesburg, South Africa to Vietnam to teach English for…

Cultural Differences: The Chinese Millionaire Factory

In Australia, Sydney, on a train home, I was seated next to a Filipino woman on a three-seater bench. I thought, “That is a big…

Cultural Differences: Chinese Travel Aspirations

In Australia, Sydney, on a night-time walk down the main business district, I noticed a Chinese couple, and a lone Chinese girl walking with them….

Cultural Differences: East vs West Social Calendars

In Sydney, Australia, on return by train from work, I alighted from the train only to see two Australian teenage girls dressed in fashionable Barbie…

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…

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