AFAR Experiences Australia 2013
Collected by Jill Greenwood , AFAR Staff
1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery NSW 2018, Australia
In the Sydney suburb of Roseberry lies an unsuspecting warehouse space that is home to Koskela, a fantastic treasure trove of home furnishings, jewellery, kitchenware and unique artifacts from Australian designers. (photo: Leanna Maione)
339 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia
Dinosaur Designs immediately draws you into a new, visual and tactile world that you're not quite sure where to place in your mind. And then you pretty much want to own everything they've ever produced. (I did). I was lucky to meet Louise Olsen...
Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
This historic museum in the heart of Sydney's Central Business District was built in the early 1800s and was used to house convicts from Britain. The barracks now operate as a museum as part of the city's Historic Houses Trust.
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
We pit stopped at the Art Gallery of New South Wales along the way to the Royal Botanical Gardens. It was a cultural and fulfilling way to spend the afternoon, not to mention, kill time. Although there was no particular exhibit that captured us...
Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney are a massive area right on the water- perfect for picnics, tag football, or just sitting under a tree and reading a great book. We walked around the gardens for over an hour, admiring the different and unique...
6 Cowper Wharf Rd, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011, Australia
Originally a wool and cargo facility in the early 1900s, the Blue Sydney Hotel is a great place to stay if you want a unique Sydney hotel experience. The marina-side hotel is in Woolloomooloo, which is a short and pleasant 15-minute walk to city...
31 Lamrock Ave, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia
The Coo-ee Gallery in Bondi Beach (about 15 minutes from downtown Sydney) features paintings and sculptures from numerous indigenous artists throughout Australia. Gallery owner and curator Adrian Newstead is known to be one of the most...
2 Raper St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
This gallery offers glimpses into the private world of one of Australia’s most renowned artists, Brett Whiteley, who lived and worked in Surry Hills until his death in 1992. It’s in this old warehouse, full of personal memorabilia...
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