Ian Taekwondo Tournament. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

“If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

~ Yogi Berra

Whether spectating or playing, sports travel can be a passionate way to explore the world. From the big games and events that draw thousands of fans to the physical activities that test the mind, body and spirit, sports can bring together families, friends and strangers while reminding us what we have in common. No matter the season, there’s a sport or activity that can give meaning to life. And with sports travel , we can see and explore storied venues and some of the most spectacular places on the planet.

President Obama welcomes the New Orleans Saints

Our journeys often take us to The White House for special events. On this day we were invited to cover the ceremony in honor of the 2009 Super Bowl Champions, the New Orleans Saints. Who Dat!   Read more

United States Sports Events & Festivals

New Orleans Saints at the White House and flight of Marine One from the South Lawn

Aug. 9, 2010–Just a few extra clips from President Obama's welcome to the New Orleans Saints. As an extra bonus we witnessed the departure of POTUS on Marine One from the South Lawn.   Read more

United States Sports Events & Festivals

How Grassroot Soccer is transforming lives

The healing power of Grassroot Soccer in South Africa.   Read more

United States Sports Social Responsibility

Calgary Stampede (2010)

Cowboy and Gowgirl up and get ready to tap your boots to this musical video of Calgary Stampede. This 2-week spectacular is truly the greatest outdoor show on earth!   Read more

Canada Family Travel Sports Events & Festivals

Calgary Stampede – The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

Next to hockey, the Calgary Stampede is Canada's treasured sporting event.  At Stampede you'll find everything from Las Vegas type productions and Broadway style shows to bull-riding, roping and ice skating by Olympic champions.  Of course, the sausage wrapped in pancake is always a great hit.    Read more

Canada Family Travel Sports Events & Festivals

Soccer and a “Survivor” Against Domestic Violence

Fans of the CBS prime-time reality show, Survivor will remember contestant Becky Lee from the 2006 Cook Islands season. She took her prize money and created Becky’s Fund, to raise awareness about domestic violence. Becky will talk about her social mission with the fund, and share some tips for making … Read more   Read more

United States Sports Humanity Social Responsibility

Looking forward to the Sochi Olympics from the 2010 Vancouver Games

During our coverage of the Olympic Games in Vancouver in 2010, we were treated to an evening of Russian hospitality and a glimpse into the vision for Sochi in 2014.  Enjoy this glimpse into what Russia has in store for visitors to Sochi.   Read more

Canada Sports Events & Festivals
Olympic Flame in Vancouver.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Travelogue: Vancouver Olympics 2010 – Day One

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

After several flight cancellations from Washington DC we finally arrived in Vancouver at 11:15pm on Saturday evening, February 13, 2010.  Regrettably we missed the Opening Ceremony but in our short time here we have experienced a wonderful flavor of cultural diversity and national spirit.   We have been to Vancouver many times and … Read more   Read more

Canada Adventure Sports Events & Festivals

LEGACY SHOW: Ireland’s Hidden Gems

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Travel'n On Radio returns to Ireland to discover some hidden gems, explore off the beaten path attractions and play golf on one of the many Links courses on the … Read more   Read more

Ireland Experiences Off the Beaten Path Sports History