Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Spirits and Spice (LAX)

Seasonal cocktails (like gingerbread apple martinis), cider, eggnog and cookies will be served throughout December from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the famed Millennium Biltmore Hotel. On Wednesdays, live jazz performances liven up the joint from 4–7 p.m. For a little more refinement, winter afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones and desserts will be served Wednesday–Sunday from 2–5 p.m.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Los Angeles: Stay through the weekend – quick getaways from the city

Los Angeles in a good light

The Los Angeles metropolitan area is so huge and interesting that you’d never run out of things to do nearby, but it can also be nice to combine your city trip with a totally different flavor in the same area. Fortunately, there are many great choices that are all within a 2-hour drive (traffic permitting) of the city centre. Read more »


Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

4 unique fast food restaurants to try when visiting Los Angeles

Los Angeles has a very peculiar food culture, with a wide variety of amazing white table cloth restaurants, as well as thousands of drive-through fast food joints that might expect in a place that more or less invented the modern-day car culture.

You’ll find plenty of McDonald’s and Taco Bells, both of which got their starts in Southern California, but you’ll also find a number of lesser-known fast food restaurants that are beloved to those of us who grew up in the area. These places haven’t spread themselves all over the globe, so they are worth a try when you are in Los Angeles. 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 »