For diehard ice hockey fans, the Stanley Cup Finals are the pinnacle of all Canadian and American sporting events. Ask any serious hockey fan what it means to them and he or she will probably tell you that they’d give anything to watch the finals. First commissioned in 1892, the Stanley Cup went through several transformations before being officially adopted by the NHL. In its glorious century old history, the finals have produced a number of great players and memorable moments that will stay at the forefront of generations to come.
Really great moments in sporting events do not come every day. They are not made, but happen spontaneously and leave a lasting impression on a spectator’s mind. And they can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Without further delay, here are Roadtrips’ 5 absolutely great moments in the history of the Stanley Cup Finals: Continue reading →
Are you planning a Montreal Grand Prix getaway this summer? You should use this opportunity to see and experience the city of Montreal, the cultural capital of Canada. Since your calendar will be packed for three days from the 7th to 9th of June when the races take place, you should plan a holiday of at least five days so that you will have enough time to visit the beautiful city of Montreal.
The second largest city in Canada (after Toronto) and the second largest French-speaking urban center in the world (after Paris), Montreal is one of the top tourist destinations in Canada. This historic city was first settled by European immigrants about 400 years ago, but Native American settlements in the area date back to prehistoric times. Continue reading →
With an unusually active winter just wrapping up, not many of us want to start thinking of the next one already.Â But since next winter happens to be a Winter Games year, you can never start too early!
The 2014 Winter Games will be hosted in the beautiful city of Sochi, Russia.Â Before you start shivering, keep in mind that Sochi is actually a resort city on the Black Sea and has a much milder winter climate than most of us associate with Russia.Â Sochi also has a lot to see and do besides watching the various Olympic events.Â Here are some exciting things to see as a tourist in Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games.
No list of what to see in Sochi would be complete without mentioning the venues.Â The Olympic Park, known as the Coastal Cluster, is near the Black Sea and will connect all the coastal Olympic venues to each other.Â They are all within walking distance from another, and include the venues for ice hockey, curling, speed skating and figure skating.
Five Winter Games venues will be situated in the Caucasus Mountains in the Krasnaya Polyana ski resort area.Â This area is also called the Mountain Cluster and all of the outdoor venues are located here.Â They include skiing, snowboarding, luge, skeleton, bobsleigh and biathlon. Continue reading →
Most sports fans and certainly most tennis fans would agree that a trip to Wimbledon would be a luxurious experience. Watching world-class tennis matches from Centre Court at the All England Club, proper English teas and unmatched hospitality make Wimbledon a sports travelerâ€™s dream.
However, when you book your Wimbledon getaway through Roadtrips, there are ways to make it even more luxurious. Here are three ways that you can take your trip to the next level and beyond. Continue reading →
The 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro is going to be an experience to remember, especially if you take advantage of a premium travel package from Roadtrips.Â Brazil is festive and energetic all on its own, but when you throw in one of the worldâ€™s biggest sporting events the results should be unimaginable.
Of course, if youâ€™ve never been to Rio de Janeiro or a World Cup event before, there are some important tips you should follow:Â Continue reading →
The international party that will be the 2014 World Cup is fast approaching, and if youâ€™re thinking of going youâ€™ll have to start working out the details very soon.Â One important aspect of a World Cup trip is where youâ€™re going to stay while in Rio de Janeiro.Â Naturally, a city like Rio has many different hotels to choose from, including world-class luxury hotels.Â Here are some of our favourites.Â Continue reading →
Soccer can be a crazy game. If you ask a diehard fan, he or she will have at least a dozen reasons why you should watch the sport. Here at Roadtrips, we think that having a World Cup travel experience is a must for any soccer fan. Let`s look at some of the many reasons that you should join in on the fun for the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Continue reading →
With only 8 teams left in the running for Europe’s greatest soccer prize, the excitement continues to build as the Champions League final is just a couple of months away. On May 25th, 300 million people in 70 different countries will be watching on their TV sets. They’ll collectively hold their breath, bite their nails, and cry out with anticipation and joy, while they take in every exciting minute. A lucky 90,000 will be inside Wembley Stadium, watching history unfold live in front of their eyes. Of these 90,000 fans, there will be a countless number of different experiences.
Some fans will come from thousands of miles away, perhaps from Australia or North America, eager to experience live European Football for the first time. Some will come from just around the corner, unwilling to miss a major worldwide sporting event that’s happening in their backyard. Continue reading →
Soccer is one of the most popular sports across the globe and there are many diehard fans that would go to the ends of the earth in support of their favorite team. For a soccer fan there are few matches greater than those that will be played at the World Cup.
While soccer may not be the most popular game in North America, it is steadily gaining popularity. The World Cup is the largest tournament that is followed by people all around the globe, and many North Americans will travel to Brazil in 2014 for the next tournament. Here are some little-known World Cup facts to get you into the soccer spirit for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil!Continue reading →
Roadtrips specializes in sports travel. We offer customized packages and provide top-notch accommodations, access to exclusive red carpet events and elite private events, as well as concierge services.
Each trip is tailor-made just for you to provide you with the ideal sports travel experience. So, if you are looking for the perfect World Cup 2014 trip, you’ve come to the right place. Only Roadtrips can create the ultimate World Cup Package that will allow you to experience the beauty and excitement of Rio de Janeiro and the thrill of great soccer matches. Continue reading →
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