Travel Deeper – Brazil

[x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed] Five years of traveling deeper in South America, and it all led me to this… One of the most incredibly difficult and absolutely amazing years of my life – Living and traveling in Brazil. The goal was to live in Rio de Janeiro, travel around the country, participate in Carnaval, and somehow work … Continued

World Cup Behind the Scenes [VIDEO]

Come behind the scenes with me as I take you through one of the most insane months of my life – The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. I worked for an Australian tour company, attend five matches in five different Brazilian cities and watched the semi finals and finals matches back home in Rio de … Continued

World Cup 2014 in Brazil (33 Photos)

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was an absolute blur, but luckily I managed to capture a few highlights on camera that I’ll be able to show my grandkids one day. If you’ve already read the World Cup Wrap Up than you have an understanding of how things went down, but either way, a picture’s worth … Continued

My World Cup Wrap Up

It took me a few days after the final to kick my World Cup hangover, but I’m finally back online after almost a month hiatus to report that my Brazilian World Cup experience has officially come and gone. It has been one wild and crazy month filled with emotionally highs and lows for teams and … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

6 Historical World Cup Facts You Didn’t Know

6. The largest crowd for a World Cup match was at the (old) Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the 1950 final. 199,954 people watched Uruguay beat the host team 2-1. *This one might be important to remember.  5. FIFA President, Sepp Blatter (real name), was once head of the World Society of … Continued

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