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Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Next Stop Johannesburg!

Regardless of what you call it today: Jozzie, Jo’berg, JNB or eGoli, starting today it becomes one of our destinations.

Why are we so excited to welcome Johannesburg to the club? This vibrant, fast-paced city, often called the NYC of South Africa, is a melting pot of culture and experiences, where modernity meets tradition. Expect a sensory treat with 11 official languages, various cultures, a vast choice of food and something for everyone really. Read more »


Friday, December 18th, 2009

Hello Hollywood, Here Comes Melbourne!

Our very own Scott Swift, Executive General Manager, shares the behind the scenes stories and even some photos of the fabulous Melbourne to Los Angeles launch.

The stars turned out in their droves to support V Australia’s MEL-LAX launch last week with a gaggle of Aussie celebs joining the inaugural flight including actors Vince Colosimo, Tim Campbell, Pippa Black, musicians Axle Whitehead and Jacob Butler, Balinese Princess Lindy Klim and of course the fabulous V Australia crew. Read more »


Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Phuket Takes Off!

If you think a perfect day consists of: sunshine, beautiful beaches and warm ocean waters- join the club and get packing because Phuket is calling. Here are a few of the many, reasons we cannot wait to start service to Phuket.

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Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Brisbane’s Heart, Soul and BRAINS!

If you’re traveling to Brisbane town this weekend you will need to watch out as over 1,000 zombies are expected to turn up to their regular meet and greet. The undead make an annual trek from Wickham Park through to Fortitude Valley in the lead up to the Valley Fiesta’s Sunday line-up.

The Valley Fiesta is Brisbane’s Outdoor Street Party with international, national and local acts to feed your heart and soul.

The Valley Fiesta presents over 60 artists across three stages and with this year’s theme based on the Mexican Day of the Dead Festival, the Valley will come to life with an inspiring program for people of all ages to enjoy.

V Australia recommends taking some time out of your weekend to catch Brisbane’s wittiest comedians and actors go head to head in Impro Gladitators, be charmed by Brisbane’s hottest Close-up Magician, JAY JAY, and catch some of the best in Australian music from Bertie Blackman, C.W. Stoneking and The Panda Band.

For out of towners traveling through if you’d like to reconnect with your zombie mates you can find out more.

Or if you’d prefer to just jump in to the fun of the Valley Fiesta, check out the line up here.


Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Everything’s Better with Bacon

In America, unless your friends are all vegan you’ll probably have a hard time finding someone who disagrees.   That’s because whether it’s served as a side with pancakes and eggs, or atop your favorite gooey cheeseburger, well, let’s face it– everything really is better with bacon. Read more »

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

72 Hours in Brisbane

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Boasting more sunny days than Florida and warmer winter days than the Bahamas, this is no ordinary city.  Brisbane is full of surprises, which is why you need a local tour guide for all the dirt and scoop…ME! Read more »


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Meet at Manly for Thongs & Beers

When you first arrive in Sydney it is easy to be bedazzled by the fast paced energy buzzing around you. With beaches surrounding you on both the East and North and a livelihood of food and culture throughout the inner city, it is hard to decide in which direction you should start your journey.  If it’s the chilled out beach culture you’re after, then it’s hard to go past the well known Northern beaches playground, The Manly Wharf Hotel. Read more »


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Be Seen in Sydney

If you fancy heels and cocktails over thongs and beers, then the uber trendy Ivy Bar is just the place for you. Read more »


Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Going Topless in LA

Here’s a tip when traveling to Los Angeles, hire a car and drive.  Don’t let the thought of driving on the infamous LA freeways stop you, they’re not the evil villains you’ve seen in the movies. Read more »


Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Sydney’s Best Late Night Bites

Make like a celebrity and enjoy a stop at Harry’s Cafe de Wheels

Harry’s Café de Wheels is a Sydney icon beloved by celebrities, politicians and basically anyone that gets their hands one of the delicious pies. Beginning in the 1930s Harry’s has been catering to the late night crowd, and for that we and the rest of the city’s partygoers are thankful. Read more »