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The Joburg Festival of Beer

by Virgin-Atlantic September 2014 - last edited October by Community Manager


Spurred on by its initial success, the Joburg Festival of Beer is back with an even bigger event in the last weekend of September this year. It promises to be an unmissable few days for beer aficionados…


The Virgin Atlantic Sale: What's your #dreamticket?

by Moderator September 2014 - last edited October

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Have you taken advantage of our fabulous late summer sale fares yet? Current offers are available for a wide range of our worldwide destinations, with return fares on sale until 18 September and valid for travel on various dates throughout 2014 and 2015.


South Africa’s Best Luxury Game Lodges

by KeithBain July 2014 - last edited October

South Africa's Best Luxury Game Lodges

Options for safari accommodation in South Africa are virtually limitless, ranging from ultra-sumptuous luxury right the way through to overnight on-foot wilderness expeditions where you sleep on the ground. Here we select a few unforgettable luxury game lodges where you’ll be pampered and enjoy superlative levels of guiding.


South African Fashion: An Insider's Guide

by Chantelle July 2014 - last edited September

South African Fashion: An Insider's Guide

There’s no better way of observing the influences and cultural trends of a country than through its fashion and style purveyors. Two of South Africa's most notable style bloggers reveal some of the trendiest haunts in Cape Town and Johannesburg for those eager to shop like a local.


Beyond the Braai | What's Hot on the Johannesburg Food SceneImpressions of Johannesburg as Africa’s economic powerhouse live large in the South African psyche. But the city’s cultural diversity also means that there’s wide-ranging culinary influence. To feel the pulse on the city’s dining scene, we spoke with two of its prodigious culinary stars, Andrea Burgener and Marthinus Ferreira, who each run award-winning restaurants in Johannesburg.


2014 Preview: The Best Events in Top Virgin Atlantic Cities

by Moderator January 2014 - last edited January 2014

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Now we're well and truly into the new year, we've got our sights set on some of 2014's hottest global happenings – and it's shaping up to be a memorable twelve months.