Sydney Style – Shopping and the Sights

July 16, 2002

The breathtaking Sydney skyline

A perfect weekend in Sydney – a stroll along the harbour, a long, indulgent breakfast in a groovy cafe followed by a spot of shopping. A gourmet coffee to recharge your batteries, the off to the markets, a trawl through second hand stores and browse a book store for hours! Top off you blissful weekend with a dose of culture – get amongst some of coolest art experiences around, all in easy walking distance!Lap up the Harbour in Balmoral

It’s hard to find somewhere more beautiful and serene in Sydney than Balmoral. Sydney Harbour National Park is just begging to

Balmoral views across Sydney Harbour

be explored. Wander along the route from Bradley’s Head, hugging the harbour foreshore and be renergised by the fresh air and breathtaking views. Or if shopping is more your thing, head up to Mosman Village and spend up big with designer labels, five-star delis and heaps of specialty shops. You won’t be disappointed.Find out more about Balmoral

Everything old is new again in Newtown

If you thought King Street Newtown had an amazing array of food to choose from, wait until you see the clothes stores! All the brands you know and love plus, up and coming young designer labels,

Vintage and eclectic style

jeans, street clothes, eveningwear, funky footwear and more! And if second hand is your thing, Newtown is a place where everything old is new again. You can find furniture, clothes, books, denim, and the most shagadelic interior bits and pieces on earth. This is retro heaven, baby!King Street also has it’s fair share of bookstores too, so to satisfy the bibliophile in you, don’t walk past Better Read than Dead, an amazingly cool book store where you can pick up your favourite literature, design books, arty postcards and more. And if you really love books, don’t miss Goulds, a massive,

The Art Gallery of NSW

labyrinth-like book bazaar that you can literally get lost in. Take our word for it…Find our more about Newtown

What’s hot in Woolloomooloo

Basing yourself in Woollomooloo is the perfect place to start your cultural crawl around Sydney. Amble along the harbour then wind up through the divine Royal Botanical Gardens, home to a stunning collection of exotic flora and sumptuous greenery. You can head towards the Art Gallery of NSW where you’ll find world-class exhibitions from indigenous artists to Italian Renaissance painters.

Why not get your dose of culture and a slice of the great outdoors at the same time? How? Follow the Sydney Sculpture Walk starting in the Domain, for a truly unique artistic experience. You can take in the work of some of the world’s best sculptors in the environment that they are meant to be seen – al fresco!

Find out more about Woolloomooloo

Sound good?

Get yourself (and a friend!) to Sydney for a weekend you’ll never forget. Qantas have great 2 nights accommodation packges for 2 starting from $361.28 go to Visit NSW online for more info!

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