Ask anyone who has lived overseas and they can confirm Australians have a reputation for being loud and relaxed notwithstanding living in a fairly scary environment. But life in Australia is not always like Home and Away‘s Summer Bay or Neighbours’ Ramsay St, probably Australia's two most famous cultural exports. Here is a breakdown of 12 common stereotypes about the way Australians live.
1. Everyone lives by the beach
It is true that around 80 percent of Aussies live within 50 kilometers of the coastline. But beachfront real estate is pretty expensive so tourists might be disappointed to find out not all Australians are tanned, blond-haired surfers.
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