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Brazil FIFA World cup 2014

2010 World cup has just come to an end. Looking forward for the next world cup? Good for you as FIFA has already announced the next lucky country to hold the FIFA world cup 2014; Brazil. The next FIFA world cup will be held between June and July in cities in 13 cities in Brazil.

 Go to Brazil in 2014 and watch live your favourite team plays. There are a lot of hotel deals, phone card and calling card deals online to help you save during your travelling time in Brazil.


Below is the highlight of the 13 cities where FIFA world Cup is planned to take place:

Sao Paulo

There are a lot of things for whole family in Sao Paulo. There are popular Museum Pinacotea do estado which has collection over 4,000 works; go to 2 popular Sao Paulo theme park; play center and the parquet da Monica (theme park base on Brazil’s most popular cartoon character), explore Ibirapuera Park and discover zoo of 82 ha which has more than 2800 animals. You can even have your own safari by taking ride inside a car and seeing wild animals without cages. And if you were a soccer fan, ask your hotel reception for the local match. There are also more than 50 different cultural cuisine to choose from in Sao Paulo. And for you who love nightlife there are range of dance club, disco club, jazz club and comedy club to choose from.

Rio de Janeiro

There is one of the world’s largest sport stadium in Rio de Janeiro; Maracana stadium, where the 2014 world cup will be. Not only the home of one of the world largest stadium,  it is also well-known of the famous Tijuca National Park, Morro de carcovado where you can see the Rio Jesus (7 wonders of the world), and top Brazil landmark; Sugar loaf mountain, where you can have a view of famous Copacabana beach. Discover the beautiful Botanical garden, Amsterdam Sauer Museum and Carnival museum.

Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte “beautiful horizon” is the 3rd largest metropolitan city in Brazil. Belo Horizonte is famous for the Mineirao stadium (where the FIFA will take place). Tourist attraction includes Belo Horizonte, The Sao Francisco de Assis church, Neo-Gothic Boa Viagem Cathedral, Praca da Estacao, Liberty Plaza, Praca fo papa and Mangabeiras park

Porto Alegre

Port Alegre has it all, starting from the Sao Pedro theatre, the home of the best footballer, great restaurants and bars, fun night like in New York City to the city in Brazil which is known to has the most beautiful women.


Brasília tv tower by moises.on

In Brasilia you can visit the famed TV tower, Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial, City Park, Square of the three powers and beauty architecture of Cathedral Metropolitan. When visiting TV tower make sure that you visit the handicraft fair as well.

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Top Restaurant in Cape town

Cape Town, the city of World cup 2010, is famous not only for its beautiful scenery of Table Mountains, historical Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, Robben Island, but also famous for its culinary. Many restaurants in Cape Town are well known in the world for its cuisine. There are various cuisines offered in Cape Town, ranging from African cuisine to Asian cuisine. If you are in Cape Town for the World Cup just for a short time, you ought to try the seafood.


Flight ticket has been confirmed, hotel deals has been grabbed and Cape Town Hotel has been booked, attractions and where to go has been arranged, prepaid international phone card or calling card has been taken, the last thing that you might have missed is places to eat in Cape Town. It is not be perfect without the satisfying meal during your travel.

In this article, I will suggest 10 top and famous restaurants in Cape Town.

La Colombe 


La Colombe is listed to be one of the World’s best 50 Restaurants in the world and has won Platinum Award for the wine list (each meal is paired with selected wine). It is situated in the wine farm of Constantia Uitsig, approximately 25 km driving from Cape Town to this restaurant, but it is worth the drive. The chef uses fine ingredients to create a good balance of butters, froths and sauce of the cuisine and the presentation is supreme. Some of the dishes are also added with Asian element and Asian inspired. The menu of French cuisine is also served with the touch of Asian. It is an unforgettable dining experience in La Colombe. Tips: Because of the high demand from the local and tourist, you have to book in advance.

The Roundhouse  (Camps Bay, Cape Town)


You have to try the desert while dining in The Roundhouse, as it is very delightful. The food in the round house is full of flavour with beautiful and elegant presentation. You will be surprised of what the kitchen will present you. The fish, the meat, the scallops and the wine are utterly superb. It has a romantic atmosphere as well for those of you with your partner.

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For World Cup fans, 15 safety tips for visiting South Africa

For World Cup fans, 15 safety tips for visiting South Africa

Is it crazy to go on a soccer vacation to a country with one of the highest rates of violent crime on Earth? There’s also a risk of smaller crimes, such as the theft of wallets and cellphones, as well as credit card fraud.

South African authorities have promised a safe World Cup, with 41,000 police to be deployed during the monthlong tournament beginning June 11.

Yet the statistics are alarming: more than 18,000 murders a year; more than 70,000 sex crimes; more than 121,000 cases of robbery with aggravated circumstances in the same period. Car hijackings, robberies at businesses and robberies at homes all have risen sharply.

Travelers also can take simple steps to reduce the risk of crime:

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South Africa countdown: Cats and elephants (oh, my)

South Africa countdown: Cats and elephants (oh, my)

As the countdown continues to the opening World Cup match in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 11, soccer travelers seeking critter contact have a lot to sort out.

Much of the best game viewing is in Kruger National Park and other spots relatively distant from the 10 stadiums that are staging matches. But there are a lot of easily accessible places to see animals too.  Some are an easy day trip from Johannesburg (which has two World Cup stadiums) or Cape Town (which has one).

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