Roadtrips Blog

Horses, Hats, Celebrities and More Await at the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is such a fabulous event to attend, and besides of course the horses, there’s just so much crazy fun to observe there that it is the type of sporting event that people want to keep going back to. Forbes magazine called the Kentucky Derby a “must-do for your bucket-list” and we have to agree, taking guests there is an absolute pleasure for us. There’s a lot of tradition and ceremony that helps mark this event as an absolute one of a kind. One of the Roadtrips team, Kate Burzynski is just about to take guests to the… Continue reading

Team USA Looking Strong for the Women’s World Cup

On March 11th, Team USA won their 10th Algarve Cup in France, which obviously bodes very well indeed for the upcoming Women’s World Cup that will be held in six cities across Canada from June 7th through 17th. The team is strong, and a definite super-power in women’s soccer. Team USA won the first Women’s World Cup in 1991, again in 1999, were runners up in 2011 (defeated by Japan) and placed third in every other tournament. Team USA has also won four Olympic gold medals. You can expect that every one of the matches that they play… Continue reading

Rio de Janeiro is a foodie’s paradise

While no doubt the Summer Games are an incredible sporting event, and yes that will be the reason that Roadtrips is taking clients to Rio, we’re happy to share that between watching the world’s most talented athletes the foodies in our group are in for a real treat. Here’s a round-up of some of our favouite Rio de Janeiro restaurants that we frequented during the World Cup, and can’t wait to go back to in 2016: French inspired CT Boucherie is located in Leblon, the most exclusive and affluent neighbourhood in Rio. Celebrated Rio… Continue reading

Attend the 2018 World Cup in Russia for an Unforgettable Experience

When it comes to international sports events, nothing captures the world’s imagination like the FIFA World Cup. When the global soccer showdown takes place in Russia in 2018, it’ll be the first time the world’s largest country has hosted this mind-blowing event. And Roadtrips, the world’s leading sports travel company, is here to ensure you have a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience. Imagine being there live when questions that every soccer fan ponders are answered. Is star American goalkeeper Tim Howard prepared to lead the United… Continue reading

Six Amazing Canadian Cities Host This Year’s Women’s World Cup

Planning out our Women’s World Cup packages has been especially exciting for us as we love having the opportunity to show-off our home country. Matches are taking place in six beautiful and markedly different Canadian cities – Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and Moncton – and we wanted to use this week’s blog to give you a quick intro to all of them. Vancouver truly is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Situated on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by mountains, locals like to boast that this is one of the… Continue reading

Discovering Incredible Rio during the Summer Games

Rio is a breathtakingly gorgeous city that besides being perfectly set-up to host the 2016 Summer Games (thanks in part to it’s World Cup success) is an absolutely incredible destination to visit. Andrea Costa Lima was one of our hosts for the World Cup in Rio, and is very passionate about the city. We asked her to share some of her favourite activities from Roadtrips visit there last year, and here’s what she had to say: Taking a helicopter ride over the city is a fantastic way to see it.   You’ll get to see Sugarloaf Mountain,… Continue reading

Why Sports Events Create Amazing Travel Experiences

When travelling to attend a sports event, it offers a completely different experience to the one you’d get if you were just going on a vacation to that same place, says Duane Penner, Roadtrips’ Head of Sales. “A lot of these events are held in once in a lifetime destinations, and as they vary greatly from year to year, it’s always a completely different experience even if you go to every World Cup or every Summer Games.” Take for example the past three Soccer World Cups, held in South Africa in 2010, Brazil in 2014, and to be held… Continue reading

Why the Monaco Grand Prix is one of Roadtrips’ Favourite Events

There are few sporting events as glamorous or fabulous as the Monaco Grand Prix. “It is a sporting event that transcends sports. It’s super cool and super impressive,” says Duane Penner, Roadtrips’ Head of Sales. “Whether you like formula one racing or not, once in your life you should go to the Grand Prix in Monaco.” The road circuit race going through the historic streets of iconic Monte Carlo is superb, and the fact that you can have so many different experiences when it comes to viewing the race makes Monaco a unique and… Continue reading

Popular Events You Can’t Miss at the Brazil 2016 Summer Games

Let the games begin! Rio de Janeiro, home to magnificent mountains, shimmering white sandy beaches and a multitude of luscious rain forests, has been chosen to host the 2016 Summer Games. With its reputation for impressively hosting some of the world’s most outstanding events, an atmosphere that is passionate about sports, and some of the most breathtaking natural beauty in the world, there is no better place for a sports fanatic to be than Brazil in 2016. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience as you tour some of the world's most famous… Continue reading

Why You Should Book Your Next Trip Through a Sports Travel Agency

If you are looking to book your next exciting trip to see your favorite sports team in action, consider using a sports travel agency. Not only is this the convenient way of planning a trip, but you can also enjoy other great benefits like exclusive add-ons and access to some of the best sporting events in the country. Industry Expertise A sports travel agency will have experience in planning a wide variety of travel packages and a reputation for success. It's a great way to ensure that you work with a team that will take care of every… Continue reading

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