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Bulla Creamy Classics - Bring 'em Home

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 [...]

Manhattan Skyline: photo by Rafe Baron

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 Plane

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.  

The latest Tourism Australia ad shows a more romantic side of Australia

[Update: read all about the Aussie-American partnership that created the song behind the ad here] We hear it all the time, from everyone we meet: “I’d love to visit Australia. One day.”

The Chefs of Margaret River profiles 19 world-class chefs from Margaret River and features a recipe from each one.

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 [...]

Good coffee's easily found in Australia; but in the land of bodegas and drip coffee?

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 [...]

Hardy Reef, Great Barrier Reef. credit: courtesy of Mark Gray.

One thing we’ll all agree upon is that Australia has some of the most beautiful vistas in the world. Now, some of the most iconic – and rare – views have been put together in a ‘top 100′ list from Australian Traveller Magazine.

Virgin America Plane

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 [...]

Momofuku Seiōbo brings Chef David Chang's unique spin on classic Asian food to Sydney's Star Hotel & Casino. Joining Momofuku soon will be New York City's Marquee nightclub. Image Source:  {link:http://www.star.com.au/}Star.com.au{/link}

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, [...]