Why Australians Think I’m An Asshole


When I was in Australia recently, many conversations and interactions with Aussies caused me to think about American cultural values.  Being cultural descendants of the British, Aussies tend to have a “Keep Calm and Carry On” attitude, but might add, “and have fun doing it!

Not wild-frat-boy-egocentric fun, though.  If there is one thing Australia culture doesn’t love, it’s…

Things You’ll Only See in Australia


It’s uncomfortable, hard work getting to know a culture and it’s people.  When I stepped off my $600 round trip flight to Melbourne from LAX, I was hit with a wave of payoff.