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  • World Cup matches in Belo Horizonte

    Belo Horizonte by night

    Belo Horizonte by night ©Marcin Wichary/Flickr

    Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais state with its 2.5 million inhabitants is the sixth largest city in Brazil and one of the 12 cities that will host matches during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    The city has a famous football culture, two large teams’ and especially their fans’ rivalry is what defines much of the city’s life. The two teams are the Clube Atletico Mineiro (also called ‘Galo’ – the Rooster) and Cruzeiro Esporte Clube (also called ‘Raposa’ – the Fox).

     
  • Luxury Southeast Asia cruise with Windstar

    Star Pride by Windstar

    Star Pride by Windstar

    We have gathered here the cruise deals with the best discounts out there, including something really amazing: Windstar cruises to Southeast Asia from $3,199 per person. The 10 nights luxury cruise starts from Singapore and was elected among the top 10 cruises of 2014.

    Other super savers for this week include 7 nights Caribbean cruises from $249 per person, Alaska cruises for 10 nights from $629 pp or Mediterranean cruises to Italy, Greece and Turkey for under $60 per day. Browse and book before the best ones sell out!

     
  • The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Manaus

    Arena Amazonia

    Arena Amazonia ©nemzetisport.hu

    Manaus is an amazing Brazilian city right in the heart of Amazonia, so its location is at the same time its main attraction – a metropolis in the middle of the rain forest. Apart from being a beautiful urban-jungle (pun intended) destination, the city will also be on of the 12 hosts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    The city of 2 million people lies right at the confluence of the rivers Negro and Solimoes (the local name of the upper stretches of the Amazon River) and is surrounded by tropical rainforest, so World Championship or no World Championship, it is quite a wonderful place to visit.

     
  • The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brasilia

    Estadio National

    Estadio National ©Ricardo Tulio Gandelman/Flickr

    Located in the western part of the central region of the country, Brasilia is the capital city of Brazil. The city of nearly 3 million Brazilians, Brasilia is a beautiful city with exceptional architecture and an impressive stadium that you will here about later.

    Brasilia is cultivating a rich football culture as it is home to two prominent clubs, the Brasiliense Futebol Clube and the Sociedade Esportiva do Gama. For all those interested in the events of the 2014 World Cup, below you will find everything you want to know about the role of the city in the games.

     
  • The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel for $156

    Wyndham New York Hotel

    Wyndham New Yorker Hotel

    Take a look at the below travel deals freshly picked by our deal hunters and decide where you want to travel next. Book the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel now and pay from $156 per night if you travel from now through December 31 2014.

    Some of the other offers we have are cheap domestic flights with Virgin America from $70 one-way, 7 nights Caribbean cruises with extras from $249 per person, Waikiki Beach vacations from $639 pp and more. Book before the best deals sell out!

     
  • The FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro

    Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro

    Estadio do Maracana ©jfjwak/Flickr

    The famous Brazilian city is one of the 12 locations in the country that will host matches doring the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Almost 6.5 million people live in Rio de Janeiro and an additional 3 million tourists come to visit the city every year.

    If you travel to Rio to see a football match, you will see that this sport is essential to the everyday life of the people. The youngest kids already play it on the dusty streets and in parks you can see men of every ages kicking the ball, it is rather captivating!

     
  • Sao Paulo and the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Guarulhos Airport

    Guarulhos Airport in sunset ©Andre Manoel/Flickr

    Counted among the largest cities in the world, the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo has got about 11 million inhabitants and is the largest city in the country. It is also the birthplace of Brazilian football as this is where the Englishman Charles Miller started to propagate the game for the first time.

    Do not worry, the large city will give you plenty to do before and after matches as well. There are numerous exhibitions and concerts all the time and you can choose from over 10 thousand restaurants if you want to sample Brazilian cuisine.

     
  • Things to know about the FIFA World Cup

    Adidas Brazuca official ball of the 2014 World Cup

    Adidas Brazuca D@LY3D/Flickr

    The 20th FIFA World Cup in history will take place in Brazil this time, between June 12 and July 13 2014. The South American country is hosting the championship for the second time, the first occasion was in 1950.

    During the one month period there will be 64 matches played by the 32 national teams most of which advanced to the FIFA World Cups via the qualification games that started in June 2011. 

     
  • Luxury Edinburgh vacation for $1871

    Edinburgh skyline

    Edinburgh skyline

    Here come the most amazing Europe vacations of the year, from coastal Ireland tours for $359 pp to luxury Edinburgh vacations for $1871 pp. The latter is 3 nights long and includes round-trip Edinburgh airfare, accommodation, breakfasts, taxes and extras.

    If you want something warmer than the humid climate of Scotland, book 4 city Spain vacations for $1,413 per person, super cheap Greece trip from $580 pp or a week long Italy tour for $1,655 pp. Act fast, the best deals always sell out first!

     
  • Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver for $475

    Pacific Hotel in Vancouver

    Pacific Hotel in Vancouver

    If you want to spend an unforgettable vacation in Vancouver, you will definitely like the last minute spring hotel deal that we found you. Book now the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver for $475 per night between April 2-5 and save money. The price is per night per room for two people and for a minimum stay of three nights.

     
 
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