Watching Soccer in Europe, a Raucous Great Time

  The Netherlands got off to amazing start in the 2014 World Cup by avenging their 2010 World Cup Final loss to Spain, shocking the Spaniards 5-1 (after an apparent second half siesta). We happened to live in Amsterdam in 2010 and along with 100,000 others dressed in orange, watched the Dutch lose that heartbreaker…

Great Things to do in Manchester, England

While not on the typical tourist radar, Manchester is a vibrant city with an important history on the world’s stage. Manchester was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and where inadvertently the ideas behind communism were subsequently born. These days Manchester is most famous for having the world’s second most valuable sports franchise, Manchester United,…

Fulham’s Craven Cottage, The Oldest Football Stand in the World

To the casual European soccer fan, only Chelsea and Arsenal might come to mind for catching a “football” match in London. But tickets to watch London’s 2 most successful teams are pricey and harder to come by. And if you’re only in London a few days, it’s possible that neither team will be in town…