Summer Hot Spot: Down Under!

Mischa Barton, Nick Lachey and others find out what's up Down Under as they work and play in Australia. By Caryn Midler

  • G'DAY BARTONS! photo | Mischa Barton

Credit: COVER: Serge Thomann/WireImage; MAIN: Splash; INSET:Bauer-Griffin

Updated: Wednesday Aug 16, 2006 | 06:00 AM EDT


"I am so excited to be here," Mischa Barton said upon arriving in Sydney, and with good reason. As a guest of Aussie retailer David Jones last week, Barton got VIP treatment for herself and her family, including front-row seats (with sister Hania) to the department store's runway show, a yacht trip around Sydney Harbour and a private jet for the hour-long trek to Melbourne.