Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Back home to Chicago...and the Snow!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back home to Chicago...and the Snow!

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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...   back to San Francisco where we first started out and we said goodbye, Maureen going home to San Diego, and myself home to Chicago, and 4 inches of snow, good thing I left a pair of snow boots and a warm jacket in storage at the airport for my ...

3 First Class Tickets Home Please, Chicago, United States travel blog

3 First Class Tickets Home Please

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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I just had the most delightful banana tart and I'm blogging at 37,000 feet as we're en route to Chicago. International First Class is truly amazing. But why is it so amazing?   Exclusivity is certainly part of it, but there's something more to it. ...

Christmas in Chicago - Part 1, Chicago, United States travel blog

Christmas in Chicago - Part 1

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... do something cheap for the evening. The christmas market was on the way and so we stopped by, enjoyed some Gluhwein (the Chicago'ans are completely unaware of this christmassy spiced drink and seem in complete excitement at it's revelation) and had a ...

Cultural Contrasts, Chicago,, United States travel blog

Cultural Contrasts

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... give a refund even if the shirt was defective. Can you even imagine such a thing in the U.S.? SEX and VIOLENCE The Chicago franchise of the company that Melanie works for has a spectacular photography collection -- one of the earliest, broadest and ...

Home of the Blues Brothers, HI Chicago Youth Hostel, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home of the Blues Brothers

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... Midway airport it was very easy to get to the downtown area of the city, often referred to as the Loop. The CTA (Chicago Transport Authority) Orange Line took me straight to the HI Chicago Youth Hostel for $1.50 in about 30 minutes. The hostel itself ...

Preparing to Exit Democracy, Chicago, United States travel blog

Preparing to Exit Democracy

A travel blog entry by somasized

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Ahhh, only a few days before work ends and I return to the much more agreeable lifestyle of extended traveling. First stop will have me visiting my sister in Shanghai for three weeks. I know very little of this faraway land and culture, but I am excited ...

Airport update, Chicago, United States travel blog

Airport update

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... round-the-world tickets by now. At the Bermuda airport the AA representative could not print our boarding passes for the Miami-Chicago-Anchorage flights (as these are part of another ticket). So we went to the customer service desk at Miami airport to ...

Every Journey Starts with One Step, Chicago, United States travel blog

Every Journey Starts with One Step

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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Every Journey Starts with One Step but my finished 37 hours later in my hotel room. I caught a flight from Chicago & then went down town to catch a bus to Rapid City. The Bus station made Bus Aras look posh :-) It was direct bus from Chicago to ...

The Calling of Gordon Hirst - A Travel Tale, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Calling of Gordon Hirst - A Travel Tale

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... . June 28th, 1970, it read, in the final game ever to be played at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, the Pirates swept the Chicago Cubs in a double-header. Nervously Gordon continued to type. He was no less shaken by the results: Griffith Stadium, Washington D. ...

Christmas in Chicago - Part 2, Chicago, United States travel blog

Christmas in Chicago - Part 2

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... success of planning (this meal was a nightmare to find and book - You would be astonished at how many food/drink places in Chicago close over christmas compared to the UK which sees it as an opportunity to make loads of cash) and to spend a full ...

Labor Day Weekend in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Labor Day Weekend in Chicago

A travel blog entry by brent-n-toby

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... week! We would have never been able to figure out the walking, buses, trains and underground in such a short time without him! Chicago is huge (over 3 million people), so after arriving at about 3pm on Saturday, Antonio quickly had us out and about to ...

First trip to America, Chicago, United States travel blog

First trip to America

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... familiar and therefore just easier. However, I had forgotten just HOW crowded Michigan Avenue can be on a weekend afternoon. When living in Chicago we had always avoided it on the weekends, and now I remember why! SO MANY PEOPLE!! The rest of the week ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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The windy city. Beautiful buildings with lots to see but its another city for me and the weather wasn't great. The hostel also put a dampner on the whole event as it was 3/4 of an hr outside the city, hey you win some you lose some. Kt and i went ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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The Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Windy City

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Due to our wanderlag we didn't do too much in Chicago. The library (which was an amazing building - it kind of reminded me of a birthday cake because it was dead square with ornate green metal work at the top like icing) gave 2 hours a day free ...

Subscribe to receive updates!, Chicago, United States travel blog

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A travel blog entry by basa1126

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Hello Everyone!! Thank you for visiting the site.  If you'd like to receive e-mails to let you know that we've updated the site please select the icon on the right under our picture which reads (Get email updates).  You will then be asked to ...

Windy Days, Chicago, United States travel blog

Windy Days

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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... be called "magnificent" is beyond me) and, of course, deep-dish Chicago pizza. We were also lucky enough to come during the Chicago Blues Festival, which I checked out today. I only spent an hour or so since it was so crowded and my knee has been acting ...

The windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

The windy City

A travel blog entry by alexosler

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... volumes about his character. From the moment we walked in the front door we knew that we were about to experience something very special. We really enjoyed Chicago and wouldn't hesitate to go back. Until next time, all our love Xxx Alex and Sam xxX ...

Chicago and No Horse Head in My Bed???, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago and No Horse Head in My Bed???

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... the tickets are prime seating - he heh he all for $20. So here I am enjoying the sights and sounds of the baseball in Chicago. Looking around and seeing the poor dads and uncles who sit the whole game with a baseball glove on hoping to catch a ball ...

Go Planet!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Go Planet!

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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A Choc-work Orange, Chicago, United States travel blog

A Choc-work Orange

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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A Year of Living Well, Chicago, United States travel blog

A Year of Living Well

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... . Janice seemed to have no problem, fluidly ordering several multi-colored cocktails. After our short time in London we finally entered the United States through JFK in New York. Part of me expected INS to throw me a welcome back party and another part of ...

Moving to Amsterdam, Chicago, United States travel blog

Moving to Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... paperwork and negotiation, Melanie arrived in Amsterdam on April 6 with 2 cats, a cello and FAR too much luggage. The Chicago airport was relatively easy to navigate due to the availability of porters, but I quickly learned that in the Amsterdam airport ...

From Pueblos to The Sears Tower, Chicago, United States travel blog

From Pueblos to The Sears Tower

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... . It is one of the few parks that is dedicated to preserving the works of humans. Although the Four Corners area of the United States is part of a large Navajo reservation, the Navajo people are only recent residents of the area. Before them lived a ...

Wrigley Field and the Abbott, Chicago, United States travel blog

Wrigley Field and the Abbott

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... , please?" I asked. "I'm sorry. No guests are allowed," replied the desk clerk at the Abbott Hotel on West Belmont Avenue in Chicago's Lake View district. "I'm not a guest. My name is Jack Drury," I said, spelling out my surname. "I'm in 103, please check ...

The Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Windy City

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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I love this place! After seeing Niagara Falls and Buffalo my faith in the States was beginning to wane but Chicago... this place is something else. I walked out of the station on Sunday and was immediately greeted by a plethora of beautiful skyscrapers. ...

Chicago, Home of ER and... er...?, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Home of ER and... er...?

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... 's largest cookie and cracker factory, where Nabisco made 16 billion Oreo cookies in 1995. Chicago produced the first: roller skates, 1884 steel frame skyscraper, 1885 elevated railway, 1892 ...

A few days in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

A few days in Chicago

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... in the dark. When we woke up on Monday the power had finally come back on. We went to Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Wrigley Field is one of the oldest baseball grounds in USA. We walked around it and saw many houses that had ...

Boxing Clever, Chicago, United States travel blog

Boxing Clever

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Let the martinis flow, to Hell with the music, Chicago, United States travel blog

Let the martinis flow, to Hell with the music

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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 Toronto has an amphitheatre that should be torn down and set afloat in Lake Ontario. At least that's how I feel after visiting the ultra-modern one at Millenium Park, called the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, designed by Frank Gehry. And then there's the ...

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