The IKEA store in neighbouring Tempe is more than just a shop – it is an experience serving up food, activities, entertainment and ideas as well as furniture.

There’s also Småland, the supervised play area for ages 3 to 10 year and during school holidays they have face-painting and storytelling.

The IKEA restaurant and café serves up value meals, snacks and drinks all day and has free WiFi. The resident chefs also give cooking demonstrations PLUS they have visiting cooking celebrities.

For more info, here’s a link to IKEA Tempe.



Westfield Eastgardens is a shopping centre that is located in the suburb of Eastgardens in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The centre was the largest shopping centre in Australia when it opened in September 1987.

The Shopping centre is located at 152 Bunnerong Rd, Eastgardens, and features the below stores to name a few. Please visit the centres website for more information



New York has Fifth Avenue, Los Angeles has Rodeo Drive, London has Bond Street and in Sydney  we have Pitt Street. Located between Market Street and King Street, it is one block long and is one of Australia's busiest and most cosmopolitan shopping precincts.

Pitt Street Mall hosts many flagship chain stores and more than 500 specialty stores like ESPRIT, Guess, Sportsgirl, Cue, Miu Miu, Nespresso and Zara to name only a few. Visit for full details.



 The Queen Victoria Building was designed by George McRae and completed in 1898, replacing the original Sydney markets on the site.Built as a monument to the long reigning monarch, construction took place in dire times, as Sydney was in a severe recession.

The QVB has 6 levels of shops ranging from Arts and Atiques, health and beauty, fashion, lifestyle and homewares as well as loads of restaurants and cafes. Visit their website for full details.