SYDNEY

Sydney is the must-see city on any Oceanic tour: it’s home of Australian leading designers, media and creative industries, who thrive on its mix of outdoor culture and cutting-edge creativity. A multicultural destination at all levels. Here’s the best places to sleep, shop, eat, selected for you by Redmilk

Where to sleep:

THE BLUE
Cowper Wharf, Roadway Exit – www.tajhotels.com
If you are looking for a perfect escape from the city’s hustle and bustle, The Blue – set in a luxury marina – is the perfect location (especially if you choose a room with a view of Sydney Harbour).

THE MEDUSA
267 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst – www.medusa.com
Are you always traveling with your dog? This is a canine friends hotel. The Medusa building is a converted town house within a good mix of traditional and contemporary decor.

THE HUGHENDEN
14 Queeen Street, Woollahra – www.thehughenden.com
This converted Victorian House is extremely charming, like being a guest in the big house of someone’s granny.

Where to shop:

ABOVE THE CLOUDS STORE
256 Crown Street, Darlinghurst – www.abovethecloudstore.com
A men’s and women’s fashion boutique providing an eclectic range of original street wear.

BONDI MARKETS
Bondi Beach Public School, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach – www.bondibeachmarkets.com.au
Held every Sunday from 10am, you’ll find emerging Australian young fashion designers, vintage clothing, art, books and a variety of gift ideas.

CAPITAL L
333 South Darling Street, Paddington – www.capital-l.com
This is an institution in Sydney, full of excellent local and international labels.

GINGER & SMART
27 William Street, Paddington – www.gingerandsmart.com
Australian designer Ginger & Smart is the perfect destination for a new clothes collection, fantastic interior and innovative displays.

HIGH TEA WITH MRS WOO
72b Oxford Street, Paddington – www.highteawithmrswoo.com
This superb merchandise store offers homeware with delicate Japanese and Chinese paper and a great selection of apparel.

Where to eat:
CAFE’ SYDNEY
5/31 Alfred Street – www.cafesydney.com
It might sound very touristic for its location over the harbor, but with stylish surrounds and excellent food.

KOSTELA
85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery – www.kostela.com.au
The gourmet canteen-style offering of Kitchen by Mike is inside a cavernous warehouse, a new Sydney design destination.

RUSHCUTTERS
10 Neild Avenue, Darlinghurst – www.rushcutters.com.au
Opened in late 2013, Rushcutters is a casual all-day deli and restaurant dining room with local products sourced from Hawkesbury Farm and Cooks Co-op.