Australia oozes eccentricity. Quite why is anyone’s guess. It may be because of its location Down Under, well away from the rest of the ‘Western’ world. Or, it could be that its roots as the largest penal colony in history has made the locals a bit peculiar.
That doesn’t mean Australia is bereft of a rich cultural history – just think of the spectacular Sydney Opera House, the art galleries and museums – it simply means the Land of Oz is unique, exciting and decidedly quirky. Let’s take a look at 4 characteristics that create the Aussie phenomenon: [Read more…]