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 … Read MoreCategories: EPL, Fan interaction, Sports travel guides, tourist
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 MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NCAA, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism
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 MoreCategories: Fan interaction, Sports travel guides, tourism, tourist
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 MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
October is a great month to be in the USA due to the overlap of the American major sporting leagues: MLB playoffs are off and running, the NFL & NHL seasons have started, and NBA teams are playing their preseason games just before the regular season starts. With all of those options, is it worth buying a … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NBA, Sports travel guides, tourism
Hey Sports Where I Am-ers! What’s up? I’m thrilled to introduce myself to you and announce that I’m the latest member to join the ever-growing Sports Where I Am crew! I’m a sports nut from way back, so, recently, I decided to leave my job in Melbourne, Australia, and move to the centre of the … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NFL, Sports travel guides
Although here at SWiAM we cover where to eat before a game, it normally means a sports bar or something similar. In this little write up, I’ll be covering the best places to eat in Koreatown NYC whether you’re there before a game or you’re just visiting the city and really love food. BCD Tofu … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, tourism, tourist
Finding words to describe the 2017 AFL season so far would be nothing short of difficult right now. A few come to mind, actually: breathtaking, baffling, shocking, inspiring, questionable, unbelievable. There are probably hundreds more but I have to stick to a word count. It’s been dubbed as the most even season that anyone can … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, Sports travel guides
Getting your partner to love sport – when they don’t already love it on the same level you do – can be quite challenging. No matter how much you try and explain all the benefits to them, they simple just can’t comprehend it. That’s OK, though. Not everyone can be as devoted and loyal as … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, Sports travel guides, Uncategorized
The Rip Curl Pro is finally here and is celebrating its 56th year as the world’s best male and female surfers go head-to-head for surfing glory; the Rip Curl Pro Bell. The event has always been an incredibly big part of surfing culture and has been a major influence in bringing world surfing to the … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, tourism, Uncategorized
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