Posts Tagged ‘ football ’

Football: Italy’s other religion

Jun 17th, 2018 | By

Calcio (football) reigns supreme in Italian sport. There are no other contenders. Indeed, some people have suggested that Italians engage in two impassioned acts of worship on Sundays: the first at the chiesa (church), and the second at the San Siro, Allianz or Stadio Olimpico, the revered temples of AC Milan, Juventus and AS Roma



2018 FIFA World Cup: everything you need to know

Jun 11th, 2018 | By

The festival of football that only happens every four years is set to kick off in a matter of days.
That’s right – the highly anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup, a tournament that brings together the finest footballers on the planet – is almost upon us.
Not a paid up member of the football tribe? Fret not. JAT has your back…



The worst football fans

Aug 29th, 2016 | By

The low-down on five football fans to avoid



London is open

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

London is open and it is staying that way, writes Kaye Holland



Postcard from Argentina: part four, continued

Feb 21st, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



Postcard from Argentina: part four

Feb 20th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



Postcard from Argentina: part three

Feb 11th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



Notes from a traveller: part six (continued)

May 13th, 2015 | By

Kaye has itchy feet. Again. Read why – and where they’re taking her – only on Just About Travel



Falling for the Paris of the south

Apr 10th, 2015 | By

Buenos Aires is swapping its troubles for tourism and about time for this city of fantastic food, football, tango, and loud and proud Latin culture will warm any traveller’s heart writes Kaye Holland



Notes from a traveller: part two (continued)

Mar 17th, 2015 | By

Kaye has itchy feet – again. Read why – and where they’re taking her – only on Just About Travel



What’s hot: January 2015

Dec 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Glasgow is great!

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By

The Commonwealth Games aren’t the only reason to visit Scotland’s largest city



The best of Brazil

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

There’s more to Brazil than the ‘beautiful game’. Here Just About Travel reveals what we love most about the South American giant



Football as tourism

Oct 21st, 2012 | By

Maybe most people wouldn’t think about football – or any sport – as tourism. But it is a day out much as someone might go to a museum, the beach or a shopping complex. It costs you money to enter just as a theatre or exhibition will but does it give value-for-money?



Goodbye lazy Sundays?

Mar 25th, 2012 | By

The Government has confirmed that Sunday opening hours will be extended during the London Olympics. For eight Sundays – starting July 22 – large stores will be able to trade for longer than six hours and, according to analysts, the move move could lead shoppers to spend almost £200 million



Australia is hot in every sense of the word

Jan 29th, 2012 | By

As I type this, I am watching Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal face off in the tennis season’s first Grand Slam final. The rivals are serving us up yet another tennis classic – the pair have been playing for almost five hours and the quality has just gotten better and better.



Holidays and the World Cup

Jun 21st, 2010 | By

A couple of weeks ago you might have said how lucky those fans who went to watch the world cup were. You still might if you were a supporter of Brazil or New Zealand. If you support England or France or Italy or even Germany you might have other thoughts. The remainder of us seem to have settled for the television, the pub or the wide screen open events. What we did not settle for was going away on holiday at the same time.
Should this come as any surprise to anyone?



Women and football

May 13th, 2010 | By

Ahead of the World Cup that kicks off in South Africa next month, CD Traveller reports on the relationship between women and football