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 MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
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 MoreCategories: NFL, Sports travel guides, Tailgating, tourism, tourist
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 MoreCategories: NFL, Sports travel guides, MLB
We’ve compiled five pieces of advice for any sports fan going to a game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. You don’t need to be up on the LA Dodgers latest news (i.e. that they’re currently competing in the 2017 World Series at the time of writing) to appreciate these local tips from SWIAM users – … Read MoreCategories: Baseball, MLB, Sports travel guides, tourism
Article written by Dan Bruce: A two time US Masters attendee If you’re lucky enough to be on your way to the golfing heaven on earth – to see the Masters Tournament at Augusta National – read on. Here’s a pen and paper account of my experiences, some tips, insight and must do’s – which is no … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
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
The SCG tour is an experience that is matched by no other. After all, the ground hosts a plethora of high profile sporting matches and events. The tour delves into the stories of players, spectators, events as well as covering the architecture behind the stadium and its surroundings which make it so breathtaking. The tour … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides, 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
Allianz Stadium, or as it might be known as Sydney Football Stadium, is the go-to stadium in Sydney for professionals rugby league, rugby union and soccer matches. The venue plays home to the Sydney Roosters (NRL), NSW Waratahs and Sydney FC (A-League) while the Wallabies (Union), Kangaroos (League) and the Socceroos all play at the … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides, tourism
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