Jan 15 2018

For the sports-mad: World sports calendars for your desktop

New Year, New Desktop Image To kick off your 2018, we’ve created these desktop calendars showing when the top sporting codes around the world will be running. We were surprised that we couldn’t find something like this already. Of course, Sports Where I Am was created under the same circumstances: Why hasn’t someone combined the world’s sports event information into … Read More

Categories: Sports travel guides
Jan 05 2018

How to get your friends interested in the NFL Playoffs (in 5 minutes)

The NFL Playoffs are upon us, so between now and the Super Bowl in February, you’re probably going to hear a lot about American Football. And, let’s be honest… The first weeks of January aren’t your most productive weeks in the office. So why not spice things up a bit by setting up an NFL Playoffs sweep? … Read More

Categories: NFL
Dec 15 2017

Winter sports in NYC… that aren’t Football

Other winter sports in NY It’s no secret that both New York football teams aren’t going well – at the time of writing, the New York Jets are 5-8 and New York Giants 2-11. There wasn’t much hope for the Jets this year anyway, with many analysts thinking that they might struggle to win a game… but the … Read More

Categories: Sports travel guides, tourism
Dec 08 2017

You should break the ice on College Ice Hockey

We’ve spoken about it before at SWIAM but we’ll say it again; Ice Hockey is one of the most underrated spectator sports going around. What other sport requires finesse skills like ice-skating and controlling a tiny black puck as well as bearing the brunt of intense physicality? There aren’t many. Throw in the varying paces of the sport … Read More

Categories: NCAA, Sports travel guides
Nov 21 2017

LSU Tigers Football: Death Valley on a Saturday (…morning)

For the better part of a decade, I’d told myself I’d get to Death Valley – home of Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers football – on a Saturday night to watch a game. It’s one of the most quintessential college football experiences one could have. Earlier this year, when I started planning my US roadtrip, I included … Read More

Categories: Fan interaction, NCAA, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism
Nov 13 2017

Best NYC Sports Bars for your NFL Sunday

One of the best cultural experiences you can have in New York is attending NYC sports bars on a Sunday. There is a sports bar culture here that does not exist in Australia. During the NFL season, there can be 12 games staggered throughout the day, starting at 1pm, going all the way up until Sunday … Read More

Categories: Fan interaction, Sports travel guides, tourism, tourist
Nov 10 2017

AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, is a work of genius

AT&T Stadium is a work of genius… in design, planning and execution It doesn’t matter if you’ve been awed by the MCG or been impressed by Wembley, Lords or Madison Square Garden – nothing can prepare you for the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium. It’s only when you’re about 20 minutes out of … Read More

Categories: Fan interaction, NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
Nov 08 2017

Know enough to be able to talk about the Spring Carnival

Feeling left out because everyone at work (and on social media) is talking about the Spring Carnival in Melbourne? Don’t have a clue what any of it means? Here’s a short guide to the different horseraces in Melbourne: Caulfield cup The Caulfield Cup is the richest turf handicap in the world. The race spans 2400 metres and Group 1 … Read More

Categories: Sports travel guides
Nov 02 2017

Is attending a NY Giants game… a good idea?

It hasn’t been a good season for the NFL’s NY Giants (1-6 at the time of writing), so you might not think that going to one of their games is a great idea. And if you’re lucky enough to have the option of attending NFL games regularly, that might be true. For a travelling sports fan, though, an underperforming … Read More

Categories: NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
Oct 31 2017

Football or Baseball: Which is the better NYC experience?

Sarah and Juice managed to get to both a football and a baseball game in the last fortnight, all without venturing far from Manhattan in NYC. Last week, they saw the New York Jets play the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. A few days later, they went to Yankee Stadium in the … Read More

Categories: NFL, Sports travel guides, MLB

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