When it comes to upscale shopping, Sydney has the market cornered. Stroll down the pedestrian friendly thoroughfare of Pitt Street Mall where the retail choices are endless. One block over, Castlereagh Street tempts shoppers with many of the upscale brands which define luxury and elegance. Tiffany & Co., Prada, Oroton and other boutiques and internationally known retailers have put Sydney on the map when it comes to shopping.
Head to the beautiful New South Wales countryside or stop in at one of the many quaint coastal villages and there is sure to be a local farmers market nearby with the finest in locally produced teas, jams and baked goods along with quality hand-made gifts. From the state’s North Coast at Ballina and Byron Bay to Port Macquarie, The Hunter Valley and the South Coast’s Batemans Bay or Albury in country New South Wales, markets are the best way to meet the locals and get a taste of the many great locally produced foods and gifts.