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vacation recap pt.3 - brasilia

Brasilia is a weird city. For me, coming from the chaos that is Rio, it’s almost boring.

Don’t get me wrong. Brasilia is great. Wide roads, polite people, low crime rate (if you don’t count the politicians) and just overall a great place to learn the country’s history. 435 more words


La visita más cool de Foo Fighters

Ayer se presentó por segunda vez Foo Fighters en nuestro país. La verdad, trato de ser lo más objetivamente en lo que escribo, como periodista, pero ESTUVO LA RAJA. 95 more words

Foo Fighters

Estadio Nacional - San Jose, Costa Rica

This has been a bad week for posts.  I had a scheduling error earlier in the week.  And then yesterday, while in the middle of writing, my internet went down and stayed down until I went to bed (thank you Charter for staying on top… 171 more words

Track And Field

Stunning Stadiums of the 2014 World Cup

Few countries love its soccer . . . err . . . football as much as Brazil.

As host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil built or renovated twelve stadiums throughout the country at a cost of over $3.5 billion. 1,260 more words


Estadio Nacional - Lima, Peru

I’m moving to Lima for the next few tracks in the Peruvian series.  First up is the track found at the Estadio Nacional.  The original stadium opened in 1952.   103 more words

Track And Field

Sustainable stadiums: three of the world's best

Building and operating a sports stadium requires huge quantities of steel, concrete, electricity and water.

In this article for Host City magazine I look at three stadiums that have set the standard for how to reduce the carbon footprint – the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, the  28 more words


Could World Cup in Brazil be Most Expensive Ever?

After all is said and done, the last pieces of the stadiums are put into place and the last road has been built, the World Cup in Brazil will be the most expensive World Cup to date. 377 more words