Welcome to the ESPNCricinfo's venue guide to the Ashes.
Click on each ball to view a video fly-in of each Test ground in Australia, followed by a 3D version courtesy of Google Earth (it requires a plugin for your browser, but it is worth it).
What the series defeat means for England
Switch Hit: Will injuries affect their chances on the subcontinent? Plus, we discuss whether heavy scheduling could kill the Ashes
Why Australian batsmen need to go back to the basics
Peter Roebuck: They are struggling because they are caught up in the nonsensical notions of Twenty20 technique
Ian Chappell: Clarke needs a long innings in the first-class format but captaincy worries and the World Cup prevent him from concentrating on his batting
England's post-Ashes hangover continues
Switch Hit: More questions than answers for Strauss: is it time for a change in personnel? Plus Dale Steyn on South Africa's World Cup chances
Rear-ended in Hambantota
Tour diary: Another eventful stint in the province
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The difference between Nagpur and Nottingham
One home advantage is not better or worse than the other, but this pitch had variable turn, bounce and pace to go with the fact that pitches that turn from ball one get worse with time
India's pace puzzle: Aaron or Umesh?
With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies
What's the BCCI's hang-up about the UAE?
It refuses to let India play Pakistan there, but hasn't been forthcoming with reasons why
Not so hard to bat in Australia anymore
In the last four years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of draws and big runs down under
Why we need a Test championship series
The idea of a battle for the world No. 1 spot in the top format may have been shelved, but its absence is sorely felt
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sydney Cricket Ground
Western Australia Cricket Ground, Perth