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World Cup 2014 in Brazil (33 Photos)

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was an absolute blur, 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 my World Cup Wrap Up than you have an understanding of how things went down, but …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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