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1 World Cup Dream Come True

Five years ago I laid out a plan to travel across South America and attempt to accomplish a goal in each country that I lived in. The idea was to inspire others to “travel deeper,” and go outside the normal tourist spots to experience foreign countries like a local. My dreams took me to learn Spanish and get a local job in Buenos …

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2 World Cup Brackets

My final picks are in and I have created two World Cup Brackets. The first is how I think the World Cup will go and the second is how I would like the World Cup to go. I’m back in Rio de Janeiro (for the moment) after a wild trip around Brazil to start a new project. The vibe in …

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3 Previous World Cup Champions

Here are the last FIFA World Cup Champions and what you can expect from them in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. 3. BRAZIL (2002) – Brazil went to South Korea and Japan in 2002 and beat Germany to win the World Cup championship. They will probably have to go through Germany again (before the finals) if they are …

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4 Cool Interactive World Cup Tools

Here are four cool interactive World Cup tools that bring you closer and more informed about the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. 4. Interactive Schedule – Scroll around and see exactly where your team is playing each game, or see which games are playing at which stadiums or select a specific date. This interactive World Cup Schedule tool is …

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5 Weird Demands from World Cup Teams

World Cup teams have been arriving in Brazil over the past few weeks and you would think all they cared about was winning. Turns out, for many teams, it takes a lot more than just showing up to get them ready. It takes Jacuzzis, specialty soaps and lots of video games. According to a report in the Independent, hotels around …