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NZ - North Island Part 3 - The People

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 22 Apr 2017 | By guild_family_of_3 | Views [775]

We were warned before we ventured North that the inhabitants of Northland, the northernmost province in New Zealand, are of a different variety. By this I am guessing they were referring to the observation that shoes and shirts are entirely optional, ... Read more >

Tags: football, kiwis, manganui, new zealand

Orange Jacket

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [759] | Comments [1]

Another pic at the game-by the way, the most intriguing person to me in  the stadium wasn't Sergio Aguero, or some other player on the team, but more the guy in the orange jacket sitting at the front of each row. Now matter what happened on the ... Read more >

Tags: football

Manchester the Game

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [466] | Comments [1]

Yesterday I went to a football game. It was exciting. I have never been into sports. I have seen a few baseball games, minor league hockey game at home, and one football game. The baseball games we're tolerable for a few innings and then got boring. ... Read more >

Tags: football, sports

El legado del mundial 2014 se vive en las calles, la gente se llevará la fiesta de Brasil

BRAZIL | Fri, 4 Jul 2014 | By loloberlin | Views [1004]

Pasados unos años de cualquier episodio de nuestras vidas, es algo en particular lo que nos queda en los recuerdos. Que notablemente éstos serán no materiales.  Así por ejemplo, si nos piden que recordemos los tres momentos ... Read more >

Tags: alegría, brasil, brazil, copa do mundo, fiesta, fifa, football, fútbol

How the Shanghainese celebrate the World Cup Pt1

CHINA | Thu, 3 Jul 2014 | By chang_in_china | Views [490]

WORLD CUP PARTY!!! My aunt shouted at me in Shanghai, brandishing out 2 festively bright green and yellow tickets. I wasn't sure what a sports 'party' in Shanghai entailed yet, but I was always keen for a night out, so I excitedly agreed to hop along ... Read more >

Tags: bbq, excess, fifa, football, garden party, theres going to be a bbq

Visa to Brazil for World Cup

USA | Sat, 26 Apr 2014 | By uyenangel | Views [494]

  I got Brazil visa today. I’m holding Vietnam passport and apply Brazil travel visa in Los Angeles. Here is what you need if you hold other country passport and apply Brazil visa in the US: 1. Passport (valid at least 6 months) 2.... Read more >

Tags: brasil, brazil, football, travel, trip, visa, worldcup, worldtrip

Football's worst international

FAROE ISLANDS | Sat, 12 Apr 2014 | By leifr | Views [562]

The coach threw a football shirt and boots at my feet and watched impatiently as I pulled them on. “Now get out there and show us some English grit!” he yelled. I ran out onto the pitch just in time for the national anthems, the flag of ... Read more >

Tags: faroe islands, football, luxembourg

Mombasa World Cup

KENYA | Fri, 28 Feb 2014 | By paddyboy | Views [426]

I will try to type quickly, as the computer at the hotel here in Mombasa charges by the minute.  That is one thing that has surprised me about this place, which was extremely inexpensive, is that the extras are so pricey.  A snickers bar will ... Read more >

Tags: danger, football, mombasa, taxicab

Arsenal Asia Tour

INDONESIA | Mon, 15 Jul 2013 | By roshdihayco | Views [374]

Last July, I went to Jakarta, Indonesia to watch an Arsenal exhibiton game.   July 12, 2013, we went to the Monument and the Museum just across the street. We then went to the Grand Indonesia Mall to eat. After that, we decided to sneak around ... Read more >

Tags: arsenal, football, indonesia, jakarta

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Tiwi Bomber Boys

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By tiwi-island-australia2012 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Stuart Marshall "Just get in there", My photography life tipped on its head in January 2012. Bored in my Govt job of 10yrs at NSWPolice I asked for work experience with the Police media photographer. A week later I received an email asking if I had ... Read more >
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Tags: australia, australia, brothers, football, mining, natives, northern territory, outback, sport, tiwi island

Remember summer of 2006?

MEXICO | Tue, 24 Apr 2012 | By acrossourworld | Views [545]

At first I didn’t want to believe what he said. “Really? A forest fire?” That was just beyond bad luck, it was a mythological curse! I looked outside the train, and into the barren station in Marburg…   The year ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate ice cream, fifa world cup, football, friendship, germany, redemption, steff daza, train

My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By shionamachinery | Views [221] | Scholarship Entry

We arrived early at the Estadio Nacional in order to claim a good seat, quickly losing patience as person after person jumped the metal railings in unashamed disregarded of the queue. As four ‘gringos’ we were reluctant to try the same tack, but our ... Read more >

Tags: football, honduras, tegucigalpa, travel writing scholarship 2012

Argentine Passion - Through the lense of a River Plate football match

ARGENTINA | Tue, 7 Jun 2011 | By runningkites | Views [810]

Two hours after descending the steps of the plane for my first visit to Argentina I, along with my travel buddy and local friends, were thrust into the cauldron of passion which is the home stadium of local giants River Plate. El Monumental, as it is ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, football, river plate

True Travel Tales - World Cup Alive

BOLIVIA | Mon, 1 Nov 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3294]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are the tales of triumph over ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, football, soccer, south america, terrifying travel tales, world cup

Football Sunday

CHINA | Tue, 31 Aug 2010 | By samvanneilson | Views [395] | Comments [1]

day i went to the school prepared some lessons and had some banter with people at the school. I viewed a lesson of Freds which was great and the kids were really nice. I had a nice lunch there of assorted vegetables and duck! very tasty. Later i went ... Read more >

Tags: china, football, huizhou, teaching

10 Ways To Survive Post World Cup South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 19 Jul 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [3546] | Comments [2]

Vibrant, exciting, safe, secure, developing, progressing, charming, peaceful and promising are all words I could use to describe South Africa. Did I mention that I was there for the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Over the three weeks I was there, I experienced ... Read more >

Tags: africa, football, off the beaten path, safari, safety, soccer, south africa, sports, travel, world cup

Abu Simbel

EGYPT | Wed, 23 Jun 2010 | By drmitch | Views [723]

The alarm went off at 3am, scaring the wits out of me, and we soon staggered downstairs to catch our bus to Abu Simbel. The bus-driver then spent bout an hour driving in circles picking people up – I think we passed our hotel twice! We ... Read more >

Tags: abu simbel, convoy, football, temple

New Zealand: The Sporting Nation

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 25 Nov 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [3504] | Video

Ringa pakia! Uma tiraha! Turi whatia! Hope whai ake! Waewae takahia kia kino! Ka mate, ka mate. Ka ora', Ka ora' . Ka mate, ka mate. Ka ora’, Ka ora’ . T ē nei te tangata p ū huruhuru. N ā na i tiki mai whakawhiti te ... Read more >

Tags: ant stone, football, motorcycle, new zealand, rugby, sheep shearing, sports, surfing, yachting

Nothing Raises More Jubilation

VIETNAM | Sun, 4 Jan 2009 | By willpeach | Views [675]

Nothing raises more jubilation than a hard fought victory. The conservative attitudes of the Vietnamese nation were thrown out the window last night following their dramatic victory over Thailand in the AFF Suzuki Cup. What followed were scenes ... Read more >

Tags: crazy, football, sport, suzuki cup, thailand, victory, vietnam

Why going to Guatemalan football matches isn´t as rubbish as you might first think...

GUATEMALA | Fri, 12 Dec 2008 | By amil_patel | Views [633]

I´ve taken to going to Guatemalan football matches recently. It´s the exciting part of the season with the top six teams in the league playing a knock out cup competition to determine who will be champions. Most of my Guatemalan mates are football mad ... Read more >

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