Australia

Officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, Australia could be found somewhere in the Southern Hemisphere, just southeast of Asia. Considered the world’s biggest island, Australia is the only country on earth that governs an entire continent! Before the coming of settlers from Europe in 1788, Aboriginal people inhabited most of the country.   Since then, […]

Canada

Oh, Canada… Uncle Sam’s friendly, environment-loving, French-speaking, semi-frozen buddy up north. It is a place known to have created some of the most amazing things in the world, such as basketball, baseball, maple syrup, and Smarties. Canada, whose geographical area takes up most of North America, extends from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to […]

Japan

Konichiwa! Located in East Asia, Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands, although a majority of its landmass is accounted for by the 4 largest islands. Despite being a relatively small country, Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is home to 36 million hard-working citizens, making it the largest metropolitan area in the globe.   Also, even though Japan is […]

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a land of many accents as it is actually composed of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Headed by the Queen, the U.K. is considered a constitutional monarchy but is governed through a parliamentary system that is based in England’s capital of London. The U.K. used to be part of the European Union. Unfortunately, this means […]