The country is known for its pristine biodiversity that includes rare animal species, stunning beaches, magnificent coral reefs and much more. Located in the southern hemisphere, the country experiences summers from December to February and have different climatic conditions in different regions of the country.
The culture of the country is mostly derived from the British culture and is also influenced by the Islanders, the aboriginals and the Oceanian people. The cuisine of Australia is an important aspect of the country’s culture and is a perfect blend of British, Asian and Mediterranean cuisine.
Due to its vast landmass, the country has variation of climates throughout its area. The country receives an average of 3000 hours of sunshine a year and rainfall is uneven in the central region. The north is hot while the south part tends to be subtropical. The coastal area receives heavy rainfall and the southeast areas comprising of mountains receive heavy snowfall at the mountain peaks.
Being an English colony in the past one can find heavy influence of England on culture, tradition and food. The country has wide variety of bio diversity and national parks where one can find rare species and species native to only Australia. The cities are huge and scattered across the continent by a great distance which makes travelling across the country quite time consuming. One of the major attractions for visitors is the food and one can get some of the freshest exotic meats in some of the well known restaurants in the country. Being a country with temperate climate, the country also boasts numerous vineyards.
Australia is one of the most expensive countries of the world and offers a high quality of life.