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FIFA observations

CHINA | Mon, 7 Jul 2014 | By chang_in_china | Views [1614] | Comments [1]

The World Cup has caused a sort of marketing and media frenzy in Shanghai... its inescapable, brightly coloured frenzy is overwhelming yet typical of Chinese capitalism.  A few things I've noticed: The World Cup has completely permeated Chinese ... Read more >

Tags: advertising, fifa, freeenzy, shanghai, world cup

How the Shanghainese celebrate the World Cup Pt2

CHINA | Sat, 5 Jul 2014 | By chang_in_china | Views [481]

The giant TV screen couldn't have chosen a better time to start lagging crackling and blacking out than at the ripe time of midnight (at kickoff!). And in the classic Chinese chaotic mannerisms, the audience started shouting out "fix the screen!" "play ... Read more >

Tags: bbq, excess, superior vena cava, world cup

Oct. 22 - Eve of World Cup Final

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 23 Oct 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [642]

Oct. 22 nd -We spent the eve of the World Cup Final at the Ellerslie races in Auckland. Despite being sure we had chosen all the winners, we only succeeded in the last race when Apache Sky landed us $2.90. However it was a fun afternoon and we had ... Read more >

Tags: auckland, devonport, sky tower, world cup

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

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

moshi town,night clubs, maasai art, world cup

TANZANIA | Sun, 27 Jun 2010 | By kena | Views [1298]

i usually plan these journals but this is on the fly as i im in a rush with this new job ive picked up. moshi town is amazing. i have been able to walk freely amongst kili's hills , watch wonderful waterfalls drip from her rocky surface and lounge ... Read more >

Tags: africa, african art with kids, futbol, ghana, la liga night club, maasai, world cup

Lisboa Day 1

USA | Thu, 24 Jun 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [522]

Ok so a few things happened today that I should share. Number one, I had a tiff with a british airways fellow, whom I called a retarded little monkey. You see my NYC to London flight was running late, and when I was pushed to the front of the line ... Read more >

Tags: german, hostel, lisboa, llisbon, mexican, poets hostel, portugal, world cup


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