Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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One Week and Counting!, Chicago, United States travel blog

One Week and Counting!

A travel blog entry by jaiofchi

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... departure! It seems now that the weather isn't the only thing we need to be concerned about. On the weather front, it looks like Chicago is in for a warm-up right around the time we leave. According to weather.com, we're supposed to be in the mid ...

Interrogation, Chicago, United States travel blog

Interrogation

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... did manage to squeeze in a few z's, and it appeared that Konrad got a fair amount of sleep, so when we finally touched down in Chicago, we weren't in too terrible of shape. Back on US soil for the first time in two years!  We were very excited, and ...

Chicago - Oh what a Night !!!!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Oh what a Night !!!!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... downtown Chicago Central Loop Hotel, it is so named due to it's location, it is located in the Loop (downtown core and in Chicago’s cultural , and business center) - thankfully it was not to far from all the nightclubs either - BONUS!. We did not ...

Hangover day PT2 & outdoor concert, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hangover day PT2 & outdoor concert

A travel blog entry by phatchief666

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Russ and I eventually rose from our slumber at 3pm, and we had to be up and at them at 5:45 for a concert in Millennium Park.  We were expecting a nice classical recital to balance out our rawkusness from the night before, so we'd packed ...

Back to North America, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back to North America

A travel blog entry by whk2006

So. ...

Al Capone's City, Chicago, United States travel blog

Al Capone's City

A travel blog entry by champa

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Nimisha's 35th birthday. Driving north once again and to the city of Chicago. No gangsters or Elliot Ness about any more but an interesting place to visit.  I am sure there is no prohibition either, as neither of us partakes we did not get the ...

I'm Driving Me Crazy. 12 Hours Behind The Wheel., Chicago, United States travel blog

I'm Driving Me Crazy. 12 Hours Behind The Wheel.

A travel blog entry by biketrip2014

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Big Driving Day   Ontario to Hampshire, IL   My goal was to get through US customs and past Chicago in one piece. Barely made it.    The Customs Agent really gave me a grilling. Maybe he could see that I was sweaty and ...

Home to Chicago via Frankfurt, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home to Chicago via Frankfurt

A travel blog entry by wareameye

Sunday, June 3, 2007 Home to Chicago via Frankfurt   Dear Readers:   It is a very long day, commencing with an early departure from the hotel for the airport. Five of us share two taxis arranged by the hotel for a fixed price of about $30. ...

My Top 10 Least Favorite Places in the World, Chicago, United States travel blog

My Top 10 Least Favorite Places in the World

A travel blog entry by whk2006

Before I move on to introduce my No. 21 to No. 30, let's "get negative" for the first time... Now you have been reading my favorite places in the world, but, what are my least favorite places in the world? Here come my Top (bottom?) 10: 10. New ...

And away we go!, Chicago, United States travel blog

And away we go!

A travel blog entry by nathananddarja

A momentous day.   Darja completes her doctorate in Biochemistry and we say our sad goodbyes to our wonderful Chicago friends, and commence on our "trip of a lifetime" ...all incredibly exciting!  This reminds me of my first ...

Tears and fears in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Tears and fears in Chicago

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

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... 's backyard - one even had glow-in-the-dark skeletons and spider's webs attached to the gates! Wednesday 27th October - Chicago Late lazy morning after yesterday's early rising. The train journey from the airport to downtown Chicago takes about 40 ...

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. ...

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