Roadtrips Blog

Looking Ahead to the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

The Winter Games is a global event that pits the best winter athletes against each other every four years in a variety of events like snowboarding, skiing, and figure skating. In 2011, PyeongChang South Korea was selected as the host city for the 2018 Games. This marks only the second time that the Games have ever been held in the country of Korea. The Lead-Up to PyeongChang’s Selection PyeongChang has been involved in the bid process for the past two Winter Games. In 2014, the city lost out to Sochi, Russia and in 2010 it lost to… Continue reading

7 Things to Do in São Paulo Brazil During the Brazilian Grand Prix

If you're planning on heading to South America to watch the Brazilian Grand Prix, you'll probably want to make sure that you check out some of the most exciting things to do in Sao Paulo Brazil while you're there.  Of course, the ultimate attraction is on the race track, but while you're in Brazil, you might as well check out some of these amazing sights that will complete your trip.  Here are a few of our favorites: Mercado Municipal.  If you want to find a place where some of the most traditional and fresh food comes together under… Continue reading

Feel Like a Star at the Cannes International Film Festival

Cannes, France is the home of the annual Cannes International Film Festival, which showcases new films from around the world. Professional filmmakers consider it to be the most important festival in their industry, and attendance is strictly by invitation. In 2015 the event will be held from May 13 – 24, at the usual venue, the Palais des Festivals et des Congres. If you’re looking to join the stars in Cannes this year, the following will give you an idea of the various events that you can enjoy when you visit the Cannes International… Continue reading

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Get the Ultimate Driving Experience With Roadtrips

ferrari Imagine driving a Ferrari or Porsche and heading out along the winding roads of the black forest in Germany. Or better still, picture yourself sitting in a medieval home in Florence and watching the stunning sunset from the balcony, while your Ferrari stands elegantly in the drive. With Roadtrips, you can enjoy an ultimate driving experience like never before. Luxury and Elegance Personified Once you get behind the wheel of a Porsche or Ferrari, you will never forget the experience. At Roadtrips, you can choose a wide variety of Ferraris… Continue reading

Why is it Called the “Sugar Bowl”? And More Sugar Bowl History

Early January means one thing and one thing only to diehard college football fans: bowl games! The Sugar Bowl's long and distinguished history, filled with powerful players and outstanding match ups, keeps fans on their toes every year since its inception in 1935. Sugar Bowl history, like all college football bowls, is rich. The bowls began as a way to highlight the beautiful winter weather of California and the Southern states. With the first Rose Bowl in 1890, the Sugar Bowl followed suit in the early 1930s. The Sugar Bowl was named… Continue reading

When to Book Your Trip to the 2016 Summer Games

When to Book Your Trip to the 2016 Summer Games In just over two years, the world's elite athletes will meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to August 21, 2016 to participate in the 2016 Summer Games. You can be a part of it too, rubbing shoulders with tourists from around the world, seeing athletic competition at its ultimate level, and enjoying one of the most exotic locales in the world. But if you truly want a high-end sports travel experience, then you need to book your trip to the Games now, and with a sports travel… Continue reading

2015 Must-See Rose Bowl Events

The Pasadena, California based Rose Bowl Stadium, which doubles up as the home ground for UCLA Bruins football club and the venue for the annual Rose Bowl games (held every New Year’s Day), is a landmark indeed. Built in 1922, the 92,542-seater stadium boasts a unique, state-of-the-art design. Rose Bowl stadium has hosted several major tournaments including Olympic Games in 1932 and 1984, the FIFA world cup final in 1994, and the FIFA Women’s world cup final in 1999. Of course, the “granddaddy of them all” – the annual Rose Bowl… Continue reading

10 Amazing Facts About Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit

The Yas Marina Circuit is the location for this year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, to be held from November 21-23, 2014. Opened in 2009, Yas Marina Circuit has many stunning and unique features that draw in drivers and spectators alike. Here are 10 of the most interesting facts about this amazing F1 circuit: 1. The first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix held at the Yas Marina Circuit had a 5:00 pm start time, the first time in F1 history that a race was held in the dark. The Circuit is not only equipped to hold events at night, but the track can also be… Continue reading

2014 Grey Cup Packages from Roadtrips

The longest running, most sought after Canadian sport event, the Grey Cup, takes place in Vancouver on November 30th, 2014.  Since 1909, the Grey Cup has determined the champion of the Canadian Football League.  Canadian football and culture unite to celebrate the game with a week-long festival.  This year, event planners are designing the occasion to encompass the energy of the West Coast – entertaining, enormous, and energetic.  The inspiring 2014 Grey Cup slogan, Roar at the Shore, invites the world to come and unleash their inner… Continue reading

Experience Austin at the United States Grand Prix 2014

Over 120,000 race car enthusiasts from around the world are expected for this year's United States Grand Prix 2014 in Austin, Texas, October 31 to November 2, 2014. You can be there on race day to see who takes the checkered flag by booking a customized sports travel trip through Roadtrips. As a race car fan, the likely place to start is with your itinerary is with the races. You can choose to attend the practice sessions on Friday, the qualifying sessions on Saturday, and the F1 circuit race on Sunday. If you choose all three race… Continue reading

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I wanted to thank you for your part in creating a wonderful Olympics experience for Karen and I. We had a terrific time! The accommodations were excellent, the hotel restaurants provided delicious meals and the trip was without a glitch. Much appreciated hospitality from our Canadian hosts.

— Frank & Karen Allen