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Cultural Differences: The China-America Trade War

The China-America Trade War In a noodle restaurant in Guangzhou, Shayuan (沙园) a waitress placed two bowls of noodles in front of us.  The meal…

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Cultural Differences: The Cultural Vacuum Of The West

China Steeped In Tradition China is a country steeped in tradition. There are so many traditions and cultural practices that happen in this country all…

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Cultural Differences: Obesity In Eastern vs Western Cultures

In Australia, I often come to Cuba Cubano in Macarthur Square to become seated in their wood-brown lounge chairs to work, as well as for…

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Cultural Differences: Dealing With Racism In Eastern And Western Societies

Chinese Racism Towards Foreigners Racism is an issue in China that seems to pervade all of society, and yet, Chinese people do not think they…

Cultural Differences: Chinese and Australian Transit Systems

Cultural Differences: Chinese and Australian Metro System Differences In the past 24 hours I have used two transit systems from two countries, and one flight…

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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Cultural Differences: The Term Laowai (老外)

Being Labeled A Laowai (老外) When I was at dinner last night, I heard two Chinese girls on the table across from me casually looking in…


Cultural Differences: Pollution In China And The West

Cultural Differences: Sunshine versus Pollution In a brief stopover in Australia, a consultation with a local Beijing-born GP turned to discuss the weather in China….

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Cultural Differences: Erogenous Fashion Trends In China vs The West

In China, Guangzhou, as I settled into my interim workplace with a 30 RMB cappuccino in hand, I first focused outside the café windows towards…

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Cultural Differences: Dating Rituals Of Wealthy Easterners vs Westerners 

In Australia, Sydney, on a trip to Luna Park, my Chinese wife observed so many people enter Luna Park dressed in two-piece suits, elegant frocks,…


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