Add a 76ers game to your USA itinerary Australians have been excited about Ben Simmons for years – even before he put together one of the most compelling and accomplished Rookie seasons in NBA history. On the court he has shown that he could progress into being a great NBA player – a few steps beyond the loveable hustle player role … Read MoreCategories: NBA, Sports travel guides, tourism, tourist
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 … Read MoreCategories: EPL, Sports travel guides, tourism
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 MoreCategories: Sports travel guides, tourism
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
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
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
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
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
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