Hamilton Island, Austrailia

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G’day, mates! I’m back in one of my favorite countries: Australia. I’m here for a few reasons. One is to checkout V Australia’s new service (it’s amazing and I wrote about it last week), and another is to revisit an island I haven’t been to in years but often long for; it’s like Fantasy Island (minus […]

Brisbane and Hamilton Island, Australia

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Last week I left off just after going through customs in Brisbane after a dreamy13 and a half hour flight from Los Angeles. Since I was connecting to Hamilton Island, I followed the signs for transiting passengers (not transmitting, like my sick seatmate). I went to the Virgin Blue recheck-in counter but unfortunately, since I […]

V Australia

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G’day from Australia! I’m back in one of my favorite countries and getting here was seriously half the fun … and half the price! I flew Richard Branson’s newest airline V Australia, which recently entered this lucrative route once dominated by Qantas and United. Along with Delta (who began flying to Sydney on July 1), […]

LAX To Brisbane

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G’day from Australia! I’m back in one of my favorite countries and getting here was seriously half the fun … and half the price! I flew Richard Branson’s newest airline V Australia, which recently entered this lucrative route once dominated by Qantas and United. Along with Delta (who began flying to Sydney on July 1), they have […]