For those of us from the northern hemisphere who haven't traveled much, Australia seems odd and amazing. Its seasons are reversed -- Christmas is a perfect time to work on a tan, and winter is in July. Metropolises, deserts, rain forests, snowfields, and sandy beaches can all be found in the land down under, a country that is roughly the size of America but has a tenth of the population. Its entertainment exports include Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Cate... More >>>