Sydney, the most populous city in Australia is a haven for anyone seeking to indulge themselves with an overwhelming dose of retail therapy. The sprawling metropolis contains a multitude of shopping centres that contain a plethora of shops that cater to countless shoppers daily. The scope of these shops varies greatly as well, from elite boutique outlets to bargain stores, and from flea-markets to exquisite arcades.

For international travellers, the amount of accommodation options available is immense. One of the most popular choices among travellers are the many Sydney serviced apartments that are known to provide a warm home-away-from-home sort of atmosphere, while simultaneously featuring most of the luxuries of a modern hotel. Oaks on Castlereagh is a particularly popular choice as far as serviced apartments go.

One of the biggest epicentres for shopping in Sydney is situated along Pitt Street, where many shopping arcades are situated, ranging from the recently opened Westfield Shopping Centre, to the more well-known shopping districts such as Glasshouse and The Stand arcade. The two largest department stores in the nearby vicinity are David Jones and Myer; the former, commonly referred to as DJ’s is located at the south end of Hyde Park and contains a large range of women’s cosmetics and accessories as well as a respectable collection of children’s items. The men’s store is a separate entity and is located diagonally opposite. In addition to men’s apparel it contains houseware, electrical goods as well as a huge assortment of dining options. Myer contains a large shopping mall which in turn has an immense food-court beneath it.

The places mentioned are only a microcosm of the amount of breathtaking venues where you can indulge your shopping cravings in the glamorous city of Sydney. So if you’re looking for a shopping spree to end all shopping sprees, then look no further than Sydney.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.