Australia

What are the cultural differences between the United States and Australia?

There are many differences between life in Australia and life life in the United States. The biggest difference between these two cultures is with recreation. Another major difference is with food and eating.

recreation in Australia

In Australia, cricket is the most popular national sport.

recreation in United States

In the United States baseball is the National sport

recreation in the Australia

In Australia, girls play netball- a game with seven players on a side, similar to basketball except that a player receiving the ball must stand still until they have passed it to another player.

recreation in United States

In the United States girls play field hockey

food and eating in Australia

Dinner guest often do not serve themselves from various dishes at the table but receive a plate already served.

food and eating in United States

When we have dinner guest, we all sit together and serve ourselves from plates on the table.

food and eating in Australia

In Australia the fork remains in the left hand and in the right.

food and eating in United states

In the U.S we hold our fork in the hand that we write with.