PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

UPDATE (September 2018): We’ve added a new section to discuss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason. To jump to that section, click here. NBA and NHL Playoffs tickets explained April, 2018: It’s playoff time in the NBA and NHL, which has drawn a huge amount of interest from SWIAM users in the last few months. Questions have come up about tickets for these games, so we thought it’d … Continue reading PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

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Schedule release dates for the world’s biggest sporting leagues

“When does the schedule come out?” One of our most frequently asked questions – “when is the schedule for _____ released?” – shows that pro sports leagues aren’t super sympathetic to your travel plans. Schedule release dates generally occur anywhere from two to four months before a season starts – whereas travellers, on average, begin planning their itinerary at least four to six months from the start of their trip. You … Continue reading Schedule release dates for the world’s biggest sporting leagues

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EPL Guide for Australians: Your first game

Being an English Premier League fan in Australia isn’t easy. Often it involves waking up at 3am and connecting a streaming app to your TV to follow your favourite football team over 17,000km away.  For dedicated Australian EPL fans, one thing is certain: No matter who you support, we all dream of being able to go over and see our teams in the flesh. A couple … Continue reading EPL Guide for Australians: Your first game

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EPL Guide for Australians: Avoiding tourist mistakes

Being an English Premier League fan in Australia isn’t easy. Often it involves waking up at 3am and connecting a streaming app to your TV to follow your favourite football team over 17,000km away.  For dedicated Australian EPL fans, one thing is certain: No matter who you support, we all dream of being able to go over and see our teams in the flesh. A couple … Continue reading EPL Guide for Australians: Avoiding tourist mistakes

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EPL Guide for Australians: How to get tickets

Being an English Premier League fan in Australia isn’t easy. Often it involves waking up at 3am and connecting a streaming app to your TV to follow your favourite football team over 17,000km away.  For dedicated Australian EPL fans, one thing is certain: No matter who you support, we all dream of being able to go over and see our teams in the flesh. A couple … Continue reading EPL Guide for Australians: How to get tickets

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Hockey 101: A Guide To Your First Game

Perhaps more than any sport, hockey benefits from seeing the game live. Frankly, some of the nuances of baseball and football are best seen from the sofa, and half a basketball court is a tidy fit for your average flat screen. But hockey benefits from an eye free to wander outside of the camera’s gaze. You’ll feel the speed in a way you can’t from … Continue reading Hockey 101: A Guide To Your First Game

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Which team should Australians support in the Super Bowl?

As NFL fans gear up for Super Bowl Monday, we decided to apply some of the least scientific methods available to figure out who casual Australian sports fans should be rooting for. Disclaimer: If you’re looking for thoughtful, in-depth NFL analysis, you’re not going to find it in this post. So who should you be going for if you don’t know much about the NFL? Let’s decide. Who’s the … Continue reading Which team should Australians support in the Super Bowl?

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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? It’ll make your Sundays and Mondays better throughout the month. … Continue reading How to get your friends interested in the NFL Playoffs (in 5 minutes)

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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 Night Football at 8:30pm. Saddling up in a sports bar … Continue reading Best NYC Sports Bars for your NFL Sunday