Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Chicago for the long weekend, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago for the long weekend

A travel blog entry by jacinta81

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Praying to the weather gods...., Chicago, United States travel blog

Praying to the weather gods....

A travel blog entry by brosh2013

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... views as your travel around it. The next piece was Crown fountain - two waterfalls facing each other that have faces of Chicago locals projected onto the waterfalls - as they smile water spouts out of their mouth! We the. went back to Navy ...

this is shangri-la?, Chicago, United States travel blog

this is shangri-la?

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

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... so now that im leaving in about 7 hours it all seems rather hurried and rushed. i love seeing my family on these trips back to chicago and luckily my grandmother was in town from florida so i had a chance to see her for the first time in a few years. ...

Worse Gets Worse?, Chicago, United States travel blog

Worse Gets Worse?

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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... Avenue to board my official Architecture Foundation river cruise this morning. Being a river cruise, and more specifically a river cruise in Chicago... in November, I should have taken more than a jacket and thin scarf with me. As I did not I was quite ...

The windy city, Chicago, United States travel blog

The windy city

A travel blog entry by stacyb17

... all the other runners, bikers, rollerbladers, and dogs. After a quick shower we met Annie and Raluca at Gino's for way too much Chicago style pizza (a small is enough for 4 people, but we got 2). Then we did some wandering along Michigan Ave and later, I ...

Telluride and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Chicago, United States travel blog

Telluride and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A travel blog entry by ruthandpierce

Here is another video for those of you who missed it on youtube or facebook. ...

Pack Pack Packing!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Pack Pack Packing!

A travel blog entry by sugoikid

Hey Sugoi Kiddies what is up? Well anyway today is the day where I got packing and am about to go to Japan! Yes that is right kiddies I will be on an all night plane on the 15th to to the Anime-Town. Don't miss me to much now XD so what will I be ...

Reflections, Chicago, United States travel blog

Reflections

A travel blog entry by jaiofchi

Hi ya, mates! Well, here we are - back to reality, and a very bone-chilling one at that. So it ...

Chicago Day 2 & 3, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago Day 2 & 3

A travel blog entry by walkerusa

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... hand. After the show we walked out to find it snowing, we walked around the city looking for somewhere to eat, we had typical Chicago/ italian food then walked to the Hertz rental arriving just in time to pick up our car for our drive to  Waukegan ...

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

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Our Truest Life Is When We Are In Our Dreams Awake, Chicago, United States travel blog

Our Truest Life Is When We Are In Our Dreams Awake

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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I opened a Chinese fortune cookie recently to find "Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake."  Wow...just what I have been dreaming of...to wake up one day and to realize that my dream has become reality!   Too cool!  To ...

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, ...

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