Australia is a massive land that has something to offer to everyone. Whether you’re a backpacker, a luxury seeker or an adventure lover; Australia has it all covered. With a diverse ecosystem ranging from desserts to beaches, to forests, mountains and coral reefs; Australia gives travellers plenty to revel in.
Surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, Australia is an island which does not share land borders with any other country. It is the sixth-largest country in the world. Neighbouring islands include Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, New Zealand and East Timor.
Before the British Empire brought Australia under its reign in the 17th century, it was inhabited by aborigines for almost 50,000 years. The Commonwealth of Australia was established in 1901 with a democratic government. Today, Australia is among the fastest developing countries in world, among the wealthiest and most prosperous in the world. Though, it has a parliamentary system of government, the country still remains under the constitutional monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth II as the current head.
Though there are different religions and minorities in Australia, Roman Catholics (27%) and Protestants (21%) are the most prominent ones. English is the official language, however, the minorities speak languages like German, Italian, Vietnamese, as well as Greek. The climate in Australia varies from tropical to temperate, as you travel from north to south.
Besides the varied and stunning landscapes, Australia is known for its distinctive culture, literature, performing arts and the world-famous local aboriginal art. Some of the major attractions in Australia include Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, Bondi Beach, Ayers Rock and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Australia is a massive land that has something to offer to everyone. Whether you’re a backpacker, a luxury seeker or an adventure lover; Australia has it all covered. With a diverse ecosystem...