I owe a lot to the great country of Australia. Full disclosure: I'm a little biased, as my amazing husband is an Aussie.
We moved from New York City to Sydney, where we were lucky enough to live and work for almost 4 years. While the culture shock wasn't immediate, I've noticed a lot of big differences over the past few years — especially upon returning to the U.S.
Australians are friendly, outgoing and vibrant people. By example, they taught me…