Brisbane the capital of Queensland, Australia’s Sunshine State is a pulsating city both day and night. Fortitude Valley in Brisbane is not only the entertainment hub of the city it is also a shopper’s haven. To those seeking the pleasures of the city, Brisbane apartments accommodation would be a good option and for people looking for affordable, contemporary accommodation iStay River City conveniently located on Albert Street would be a wise selection for their stay.
Head for Fortitude Valley to shop till you drop and fortify and revive yourself at one of its many bars or restaurants and cafes. Fortitude Valley is home to many independent shops vending unique goods and boasts of some of Brisbane’s best boutique shopping. You can make your way north through the eclectic Fortitude Valley by starting at the top of Ann Street near the Brunswick Mall and taking in shops like Brisbane label House of Ezis, Akira, Babushka Ballerina and many more. Bakery Lane is home to several boutiques and all things ladies can be had at the Bow and Arrow while The Botanist for burgers offers fresh flowers and gifts. Some cafes and hip bars are in operation here too. Winn Lane is just off Ann Street and a little further down. Try Ben’s for burgers. Jewellery shoppers can try Miss. Bond and guitar enthusiasts should try Tym. The Outpost is for men and Kunstler stocks the latest magazines. Hair care can be had at York Hair Artistry or Lawless Salon.
Tree lined James Street is home to more than 130 specialty shops ranging from food to homemaker goods and includes local boutiques and national flagship stores. Easton Pearson, Samantha Ogilvie, West Elm and Pottery Barn, Mac Stores and Most are some of the shops that grace James Street. The Emporium north on Ann Street has the feel of a European Village and houses shops like Jack Mitchell Home wares and Alla Moda Fabrics. Malt Tradesr offers boutique liquor, wines and beers .Exotic Chinese Supermarkets and Restaurants are housed in the Chinatown Mall.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+