Baghdad Vacation Trips
Baghdad Culture - Sport
Island Trips Middle East offers travel tips and information for top travel places and best destinations. We feature links, resources and large selection of budget airlines, chartered planes, sea cruises, ferries, travel agencies, land transports and attractions including beaches, medical tourism, retirement homes, historical and pilgrimage tours.
Baghdad is home to some of the most successful football teams in Iraq, the biggest being Al Quwa Al Jawiya, Al Zawra, Al Shurta and Al Talaba. The largest stadium in Baghdad is Al Shaab Stadium which was opened in 1966. Another, but much larger stadium, is still in the opening stages of construction.
The city has also had a strong tradition of horseracing ever since World War I, known to Baghdadis simply as 'Races'. There are reports of pressures by the Islamists to stop this tradition due to the associated gambling.
Travel Quotes: On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food. Lisa Snowdon
If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class. Ray Floyd