Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Trip begins from Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Trip begins from Chicago

A travel blog entry by yanniabelle

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On Sept. 16th 2014 I took a 16 hour flight from Chicago to Hong Kong to embark on my 70 Days of travel. A lot of people asked me why 70 Days and it just turned out that way as my plan was to head back before Thanksgiving. Well actually it was suppose to ...

Rock n Roll and the giant bar tab, Chicago, United States travel blog

Rock n Roll and the giant bar tab

A travel blog entry by phatchief666

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Today we decided to have a little wander around Chicago to see some of the sights.  We went to Navy Pier which was very different to what I perceive a pier to be. Its basically a giant concrete tourist trap. We also walked along the Lake, which is ...

Americana, Chicago, United States travel blog

Americana

A travel blog entry by brosh2013

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... pretty view of the Chicago skyline, from the edges of Lake Michigan (which is ENORMOUS!) After a longer than anticipated walk around Chicago, it was off to bed. Looking forward to a day filled with more exploring of the Windy City (Incidentally that name ...

springtime in chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

springtime in chicago

A travel blog entry by cestlavie

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... rest of the time, we've had rain, thunder and lightening, humidity, overcast skies, and wind, wind, wind.  According to the Chicago Tribune, the last 18 months--from January 2008 to June 2009--have been the wettest ever of that period in Chicago.  This ...

Chicago - the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - the Windy City

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid

... Michigan, the Frank Lloyd Wright home and the other houses he designed, the home of Ernest Hemmingway and Marshal Field's store (Chicago's "Harrods") where we had coffee in the Walnut Room. Harry and I set off each morning after breakfast and spent ...

pretrip jitters, Chicago, United States travel blog

pretrip jitters

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

ok so this whole thing is meant to record my trip but i haven't left yet.....i sure am a talkative s.o.b. huh? anyway, it took till i was under 12 hours for departure before i got nervous, not too bad. im not sure what to expect especially after the ...

Final Thoughts, Chicago, United States travel blog

Final Thoughts

A travel blog entry by cmj

Finally home and recovering from my 40-hour, 4-flight travel marathon.  When I got home I had eaten six consecutive meals on airplanes.  I'm dusting off the crumbs from the frying pan while the fire gives me a hotfoot. It would take far too much ...

"Top 50 City" Countdown - Part II: No. 40 to 31

A travel blog entry by whk2006

This is the second part of my Top 50 "Favorite Cities in the World" Countdown. Yes, London is not in Top 40; and yes, Rome is not in Top 40 either. I just haven't been to these 2 cities for too long. Well, later, you may be surprised what cities are not ...

Last night in the US, Chicago, United States travel blog

Last night in the US

A travel blog entry by bachcj

Tonight is our last night in the U.S. Cynthia and I are in Chicago hanging out with Bethany and Mandy. We went to see the Sex and the City movie and had a lovely Mexican dinner followed by tasty bakery treats. It's been a lot of fun. I must admit, ...

Day 3 -- And they're off!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 3 -- And they're off!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

... ; For those we don't know, the Arlington Million is a horse race that is part of the biggest day of racing at Chicago's Arlington Park.  There are three major graded stakes races -- the Secretariat, the Beverly D and the Arlington Million.  The ...

Getting on the Plane, Chicago, United States travel blog

Getting on the Plane

A travel blog entry by debay

... point only because the tram is anamazing experience. If you've never ridden it, you should find a way. Even if you're not from Chicago, fly here, stay at the Hilton attached to the airport, and just get on that tram. You can thank me later. * Once at ...

Friday in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Friday in Chicago

A travel blog entry by psubrat93

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... out the water tower, but it was closed.  The water tower is one of the few structures that survived the Great Chicago Fire in 1871.  Usually it has photographic exhibits but it looked like they were changing the exhibits.  So we crossed ...

O'Hare, Chicago, United States travel blog

O'Hare

A travel blog entry by stangaroo

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Into Chicago in no time, with a mere 6 hours to kill before our LA connection.   We'd be stuck in our seats for the majority of the next 24 hours, and the last thing we wanted to do was sit around the airport, so we filled most of our time walking ...

An American Tale Part II: Tribute to the East, New York, Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, Boston, United States travel blog

An American Tale Part II: Tribute to the East

A travel blog entry by hweeyen

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... So we decided to zoom in on a couple of highlights. Starting with the mother of all icons in the city and indeed, the United States - the Statue of Liberty. The carnival mood was in the air as we arrived at Battery Park and queued for tickets for ...

Life is calling..., Chicago, United States travel blog

Life is calling...

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

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well i made it to staging...2nd time is a charm. here is my address for training (first 3 months): write soon! more tocome... for mail: US Peace Corps/Ukraine Jessica Teicher po box 298 01030 Kyiv, Ukraine for packages: US Peace ...

The Longest Yard, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Longest Yard

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... City Royals. The night was very enjoyable and had a fantastic view and got talking to an American guy who thought I lived in Chicago. Unfortunately, the result didn't go our way (we lost 5-1) but the fireworks at the end were fantastic (every cloud!!!). ...

The Start to Our Journey, Chicago Illinois, United States travel blog

The Start to Our Journey

A travel blog entry by amazingrace2015

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... was Lima, Peru! This is a map showing our route to each country. We started in Chicago IL then went  to Lima Peru, Oslo Norway, Rome Italy, Cairo Egypt, Jakarta Indonesia and then back to Chicago IL. This happened over the course of 7 days.  ...

Hadrian's Wall or bust!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hadrian's Wall or bust!

A travel blog entry by kristimoen

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... accomplices (victims!?) joining in - Tom (my hubby), his good friend Mike (from Dallas), and my good friend Becky (from Chicago area).  They have graciously agreed that I can write away and include them in my stories and photos... no matter ...

Back to Millennium Park, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back to Millennium Park

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... monument called "Cloud Gate", or as Chicagoans call it, “The Bean”, due to its shape. It is highly reflective and a very popular site for photography, both for the distorted Chicago skyline and the people reflected in its brilliant surface. ...

Home Sweet Home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by mrduss

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Thanks to my gang of friends, those were 5 fabulous years in Chicago (in order of appearance): - Alejandro - Alice - Marc - Sean - Mike & Gabe (& Isabella, maybe a little bit later) - Bernard - Jean-Laurent & Charlotte (& Paloma, a ...

Day 11 - Chicago: The El and Merrie, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 11 - Chicago: The El and Merrie

A travel blog entry by taylorgenovese

... I like the fact that the El runs above ground as well, it affords you some good views of the different neighborhoods of Chicago and it's outlying areas.  After arriving at the airport and waiting for a little while, Merrie finally arrived in Chicago! ...

13 flights, Chicago, United States travel blog

13 flights

A travel blog entry by team_tortuga

... Guayaquil to Costa Rica.  We switched planes and took another from CR to Guatemala.  Finally, we boarded our last plane to Chicago.  We arrived at 2:30 am, and fortunately customs was easy to get through.  We then caught a cab back to ...

We're back!!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

We're back!!!!

A travel blog entry by team_tortuga

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... my out look on life.  It makes me appreciate my life and what I have.  It makes me happy that I live in the United States.  It makes me realize how different the rest of the world is, and how important it is that people in other parts of ...

Blown Away, Chicago, United States travel blog

Blown Away

A travel blog entry by boysontour100

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... largest city in the US state of Illinois. With nearly 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the Midwestern United States and the third most populous in the USA, after New York City and Los Angeles. Its metropolitan area, commonly named ...

O'hare Mad Dash, Chicago, United States travel blog

O'hare Mad Dash

A travel blog entry by pippy

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Our Business Class is better than your First Class, Chicago, United States travel blog

Our Business Class is better than your First Class

A travel blog entry by gatorgirl

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We're on the plane! After champagne, appetizers, dinner, desert, a snack, and breakfast we will be in ...

day 299-301 8th-10th August- ILLINOIS CHICAGO -USA, Chicago, United States travel blog

day 299-301 8th-10th August- ILLINOIS CHICAGO -USA

A travel blog entry by beyersandlisa

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... going to try to make the most of this one day we have in Chicago.  We find parking quite centrally, and start our exploration.  Chicago is huge, but the loop is not too big, and that is where we’ll be for the day.  We stroll around ...

Driving around town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Driving around town

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... out near the flat. Charlotte has prepared a light lunch of bits and pieces, then we take to the car and drive through some Chicago suburbs. Margarita wants to find the Polish section which she had visited many years ago with her ex. husband Erich. We pass ...

Chicago start, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago start

A travel blog entry by kiwiplanner

... the times.  It was good fun. When the band finished we decided to move on and get some dinner.  Kirk's and Julia suggested some Chicago style pizza which we happily agreed to.  We ended up Gino's East (I think) which is a well know Chicago pizzeria. ...

The Night Before Christmas..., Chicago, United States travel blog

The Night Before Christmas...

A travel blog entry by catherinekuhn

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I leave tomorrow in the early evening. Tonight we went out for Colombian food and between the tilapia and the moquito's I think my final packing might be delayed until tomorrow morning. Today we went to Working Bikes Cooperative to pick up the bicycle ...

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