Australia

Australia Travel Guide

Set in the western suburb of Summer Hill (about five miles from the CBD), this eclectic shelter shop is known to many Sydneysiders because of its owner, Monica Trapaga, a locally famous jazz singer and television host.

For flirty summer dresses and linen skirts and tops, the boutique showcases up-and-coming Australian designers like Thurley and Lisa Brown.

A DJ-centric club with zebra-striped dance floor and tribal motifs.

This settlement on the Tasmanian Peninsula was where convicts were sent when they committed yet another crime while in Australia. As a secondary penal colony, Port Arthur was designed to be a place of unremitting subjugation and hardship. As Robert Hughes

Located in Woollahra, this gallery showcases the work of 20th- and 21st-century Australian artists.

Must-try: 2005 Dry Red No. 3.

According to Guinness World Records, this beach on the shores of Jervis Bay has the whitest sand in the world. Its natural beauty is further enhanced by national parks to the north and botanic gardens to the south, giving the beach an unspoiled feel.

Kirrily Johnston exemplifies the laid-back Down Under aesthetic with her earthy-urban, feminine clothes (think billowy red skirts with high cinched waists).