Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Like Mike, Chicago, United States travel blog

Like Mike

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... got through and 'virtually' re-dressed I decided to have a brief walk around the terminal (there wasn't much to see) and grab a Chicago pizza before I headed to the gate and waited to board the aircraft for the journey back to Saudi and the end of this ...

Chicago, Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Chicago

A travel blog entry by andrewkinsey

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... has the giant bean that you can see the reflection of the high rise buildings in.  We walked around Navy Pier and had a famous Chicago deep pizza pie!!  We ordered a large between all of us.  It took 45 minutes to cook and was huge.  ...

After Camp Travels CHICAGO, NIAGRA FALLS, NEW YORK, Chicago, United States travel blog

After Camp Travels CHICAGO, NIAGRA FALLS, NEW YORK

A travel blog entry by shantelle_jones

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CHICAGO PICS + MORE CAMP PHOTOS pics (FROM N.FALLS & N.Y.CITY)AND commentary coming soon ...

Groundhog Day (Repeat Ad Nauseam), Chicago, United States travel blog

Groundhog Day (Repeat Ad Nauseam)

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... exhibits. On the way I was lucky enough to witness a demonstration (about what I do not know) so I even got a picture of a Chicago Police Car... I also got pictures of the Chicago River and Tribune building during my walk. Once in Millennium Park I got a ...

Escape to Victory, Chicago, United States travel blog

Escape to Victory

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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As my last full day in Chicago before I left to see the family in Detroit I had booked tickets for the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final at Soldier Field (which turned out to be between USA and Panama). The day started off by catching the last few laps of the ...

Chicago: my kind of town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago: my kind of town

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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Thoughts from chicago. my kind of town The cab driver told us stories all the way from the airport In a thick african accent. The Chicago cubs are playing their first game of the season on the night we arrive. the area where we are staying is alive ...

If you got the time, we got the Beer, Chicago, United States travel blog

If you got the time, we got the Beer

A travel blog entry by m-m

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... grim, we donned our raincoats and headed into the city to do a bit of exploring of the down-town area. Our first stop was Chicago’s lakeside & beaches, a spot that we can only imagine would be stunning on a hot summer’s day. This was then ...

Layover in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Layover in Chicago

A travel blog entry by mcalla2000

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I had a five hour layover here and we have now boarded and are ready to go.  There are few people who got on in Sacramento like me and are going all the way to NY.  One guy I have been talking with is a nice, older Israeli man named Emil. ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by abimartin

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... till Saturday. We'd also been given a part refund for the inconvenience of no hot water so essentially got 2 extra nights in Chicago for free. Tuesday was raining so we didn't head out till later and when we did we walked along magnificent mile window ...

And the magic 8-ball says...., Chicago, United States travel blog

And the magic 8-ball says....

A travel blog entry by cheekymonkey

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It's safe to say my mom hasn't been to a bar full of singles since, well, 1968. So tonight's visit to the Motel Bar in River North was a bit of an eye-opener. After watching a man in his early 40s visually molest a scantily-dressed 20-something ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by dutsons

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Talk about going from one extreme to the other. Chicago was real cold, snowing and everything but a great City though, nice to get away from the real tourist areas to be honest. Was a very pleasant surprise at just how nice this City was. Good job ...

Chicago - Tag 4/4 (prov. Titel), Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Tag 4/4 (prov. Titel)

A travel blog entry by hoxito

A ...

Does this sculpture make me look fat?, Chicago, United States travel blog

Does this sculpture make me look fat?

A travel blog entry by cheekymonkey

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So we shopped all day. After all, that's why we're here! Saw some exciting stuff in between all the stores, though. The coolest attraction of the day: Millenium Park. Too much fun. What did I buy? A few items at H&M...four new CDs...and most ...

LASIK, Chicago, United States travel blog

LASIK

A travel blog entry by cmj

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Second Sight: The big day, my moment of visual clarity. Surgery went great, and Kelly took great care of me. Aaron picked me up, and in my Valium induced stupor convinced me to come into the office with him. Ugh, should have ...

A day in the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

A day in the Windy City

A travel blog entry by revelstokian

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... had helped us so much. We had gone there to check our bags while we went to explore the city. She used to come to Chicago a lot, so she knew a lot about the city. She was just going to her favorite restaurant for breakfast so we tagged along. This was ...

Willis (Sears) Tower, Chicago, United States travel blog

Willis (Sears) Tower

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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When built in 1973, it was the world's tallest building. It has now dropped to fifth place. None the less, it’s still pretty impressive, with 108 floors. We pay up or US$ 15.00 and shoot up the special elevators to visit the Sky Deck. The view is ...

Cultural Activities, Chicago, United States travel blog

Cultural Activities

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... to get a library card for himself, so our next call is the nearby Harold Washington Library Center, headquarters of the Chicago Public Library System. The massive building is in postmodernist style and was opened in 1991. He gets his library card while ...

Lunch, and a bit of shopping, Chicago, United States travel blog

Lunch, and a bit of shopping

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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We have done our cultural duty, so now its lunch time and Michael has waxing lyrical about Chicago Hot Dogs. I'm not a hot dog fan, but his description makes my mouth water. The librarian had given us the name of a famous Chicago hot dog provider. We ...

Through the Park and over the Bridge, Chicago, United States travel blog

Through the Park and over the Bridge

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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When they moved the central library in 1991, the 100-year old neoclassical building was converted to the Chicago Cultural Centre, also known as The People's Palace. On entering, there is a grand staircase topped by a large, ornately patterned room of ...

Dinner and Fireworks, Chicago, United States travel blog

Dinner and Fireworks

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... the end we return to the Magnificent Mile and search for an empty table, not an easy task as Chicagoans do not seem to have heard that the United States is in a recession. After a 45-minute wait we bag some space at Quartino’s, an excellent choice. ...

Lost in music, Chicago, United States travel blog

Lost in music

A travel blog entry by paulortw

Keen to see the 'real' Chicago, I joined the hostel outing to the Italian Festival in Little Italy. Gathering secretively in reception to meet our volunteer guide, the multi-national explorers read papers or posters while we tried to guess who else was ...

Change at Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Change at Chicago

A travel blog entry by getawaygang

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Landed in USA. Lined up for fingerprints and photos at US immigration. Cleared Customs. After a further hour's wait, changed to local flight for link to Las Vegas. This time it was regular economy, and slightly cramped. Richard, nmeanwhile was ...

Departure, Chicago, United States travel blog

Departure

A travel blog entry by sofiagalan

... ready to leave though. As we started to move I felt really sad but iIwas glad I didn't leave empty handed. I came back to chicago with a tan , tons of pictures, and a lot of souveniers for my family.I was glad to be back in Chicago but I just wish ...

Biding time in the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

Biding time in the Windy City

A travel blog entry by gce

... a baseball for Joe to hit and I'm hoping he'll remember that if he becomes the next Babe Ruth. I've been really impressed by Chicago so I've been looking into the work opportunities over here. If the right job came up I think I would jump at the ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by johnandcandice

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... be the best way to see the most of the city in a short amount of time. Of course the whole time we were in Chicago, Candice had her eyes peeled, looking for her gal pal Opera Winfrey, but unfortunetley she didnt have any luck. We are spewing because all ...

Hey Chicago, It's Snowing, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hey Chicago, It's Snowing

A travel blog entry by molly.m.fannin

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Everything's a go.  We've 21 hours of flight ahead of us which will touch us down in Bangkok at around 3pm on December 7th. Once we land, the plan is to crash and sleep, adjust to time and then meet up with one of Saren's friends who worked at ...

day 9, Chicago, United States travel blog

day 9

A travel blog entry by rick

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We are heading to the City of Chicago...the 9th - 11th graders are going to eat at the ESPN Zone and prepare what they are going to say to the Graduated Seniors tonight. The Seniors are going with Heidi and Rick to the 95th floor of the Hancock Building ...

Chicago, great pizza, great friends!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, great pizza, great friends!

A travel blog entry by teamstoobie

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... invited Kathy's son (Erin's brother!), wife and children round to meet us and of course Uncle Johnny! For dinner we had to experience Chicago Pizza and it didn't disappoint, it is by far the best pizza I have ever eaten! In fact our entire time in Chicago ...

3 Weeks Out, Chicago, United States travel blog

3 Weeks Out

A travel blog entry by frecklesandteet

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... make my baby legally transportable across national boarders.  Except for the fact that there are two 230 Dearborns in Chicago, and the automated appointment-maker on the passport services voicemail thingy failed to specify NORTH or SOUTH. I assumed ...

Under 12 Hours, Chicago, United States travel blog

Under 12 Hours

A travel blog entry by frecklesandteet

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Less than 12 hours before takeoff. Just about the point where the whole thing starts to feel like maybe-not-such-an-awesome idea. It's hard to leave everyone, and the reality we’re (if I can be bold enough to speak for us both) now confronted with ...

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