Wine in a cartboard box

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Last week we saw a man at the station who had a small cartboard box in front of him. I didn’t realize at first what this box could be. Not until the man started to drink out of the box… (read more)

Coffee and cake

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In Perth there are a lot of cafes which serve really good coffees. A cappucino comes with milk foam, a flat white is coffee with milk, a cafe latte is a… (read more)

Fluffy Bread

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Bread happens to be different in every country. Especially when it comes to wholegrain bread. It seems that real wholegrain bread exists only in German… (read more)

Payment in restaurants

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If you go out for dinner in Perth, the payment procedure is slightly different than in Austria… (read more)

Don’t tip in Australia

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It’s not common to tip in pubs, restaurants, taxis or hairdressers in Australia… (read more)

Bottleshop

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If you want to buy beer or alcohol in general, you can buy it only in bottleshops. You can’t buy a beer crage in the supermarket as we are used in Vienna… (read more)

Dinner Time

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It’s nice to go out for dinner in Australia, especially if you’ve checked that the restaurant is fully licensed or you’ve brought your own bottle of… (read more)

BYO - Bring your own

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If you go out for lunch or dinner in Perth, you find sometimes restaurants which have this cryptical BYO letters written over their entry doors. BYO… (read more)

Hypocritical alcohol camouflage

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With alcohol, Australians appear just as hypocritical as Americans. It is absolutely forbidden to drink alcohol outside licensed areas. You’re certainly not allowed to drink alcohol on the street or on the beach… (read more)

A beer, please!

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Australia follows the American model and most restaurants, cafes and food places serve alcohol only under restricted conditions. This means that you can’t order a beer if you happen to be in the wrong kind of place… (read more)

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