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
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
A guide for attending the US Masters From a two-time 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 … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
Sarah went to a Seattle Seahawks game at CenturyLink Field. It was loud. In case we weren’t jealous enough already, Sarah really rubbed our noses in it this week by taking her USA sports tour to CenturyLink Field in Seattle to watch the Seahawks. From the looks of it, an NFL game at CenturyLink Field might … Read MoreCategories: Uncategorized
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
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