For those of us here in the continental USA, winter has already begun to supply its first hints of frozen hands and feet and big chills ahead. This means that our Aussie minds turn towards the Southern Hemisphere, where summer is beginning and the beaches are open for business. The idea of eating ice cream [...]
Brigid Delaney’s article in yesterday’s Sydney Morning Herald National Times did a great job describing why living in New York City can be more beneficial (and cost effective) than the big cities in Australia. According to the article, some 1500 Australians now arrive in New York each day to escape the economic barriers of Sydney for [...]
Virgin America Applies For Codeshare with Virgin Australia Virgin America, the award-winning U.S. airline, announced that it is requesting U.S. Department of Transportation approval to place the Virgin Australia code on Virgin America services from Los Angeles to Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle and Washington D.C.
Margaret River, WA. According to Western Australia’s website, it was originally a “chilled out surfie town”, but has evolved into a foodie’s paradise. Overflowing with fine wine, good food and spectacular scenery, it sits just a three-and-a-half hour drive south of Perth. A big part of the region’s evolution has stemmed from the fact that the [...]
It’s your Monday morning Aussie invasion roundup and, like most of the time, it includes Aussies flocking over here because of the high exchange rate (for now), and the popularity of flat whites. In a Case of DUH – we Know This Already A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald notes that the New York invasion of [...]
Good news for Aussie expats who fly Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic AND Virgin Australia: all three airlines have announced that they will be fully linking their frequent flyer programs, allowing customers to earn and redeem frequent flyer credit on any of the three Virgin airlines. Under the partnership, each airline’s loyalty program members can redeem miles [...]
Roughly 5 months after chef David Chang expanded his culinary empire from New York City to Sydney, the news comes out that trendy Chelsea nightclub Marquee is opening in the same building. According to Eater NY, The Star Hotel and Casino will house both the Momofuku Seiōbo restaurant and the Aussie version of Marquee. Marquee, [...]