Straddling the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean, Australia has diverse landscapes and uncommon wildlife. Its natural features span its beautiful coastline, stark desert and, of course, the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. The indigenous Aboriginal culture spanning over 50,000 years, with traditional art, stories cultural practices still visible today.
With a number of large cosmopolitan cities, including Sydney and Melbourne, Australia has some great food and is home to some of the world's best wine regions. Australia is also known for its sparsely populated Outback and has some of the most remote cities and towns in the world.