Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

Wild Departure from Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Wild Departure from Chicago

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 Wild Departure from Chicago Dear Readers: Time to launch another exciting tour! As usual, the period leading up to departure is crammed to overflowing with frenzied work, as Jonathan and I manage to create the marketing ...

Chicago-On-Sea, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago-On-Sea

A travel blog entry by paulortw

My first experience of Chicago was Arlington House, a Youth Hostel of mixed reviews. And the first impressions weren't good, waiting behind an Aussie girl demanding a refund after only staying 1 night. However, it turned out that what the place lacked in ...

Hasta Luego Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hasta Luego Chicago

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... area. This strange 1869 building sticks up like a sand castle in the middle of urbanity. Just behind the tower is Hershey's Chicago. For a chocolate lover, this must be heaven. For cholesterol loaded persons like us, its hell. Anyway, we buy some ...

taking a break from the bullshit, Chicago, United States travel blog

taking a break from the bullshit

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

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... and have been waiting impatiently for 4 glorious days of music ever since. on the day of my flight back to the homeland (chicago) I awoke a bit early and began my hitch hiking adventure out to anchorage which is about 250 miles away through some of the ...

Hasta la Vista, USA, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hasta la Vista, USA

A travel blog entry by koppers

... plenty of time to relax before our flight (and that Konrad could watch the end of the Badger game).   The flight to Chicago was smooth and speedy -- a good start to our trip.  The longer flight from Chicago  was uneventful and then we were ...

Bike Tour, Chicago, United States travel blog

Bike Tour

A travel blog entry by ging21

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... opinion.  My sister took me on a bike tour around Chicago.  The tour guide was very knowledgeable and proud of his Chicago town.  I saw where Oprah lived, as well as, her stores and studio.  Saw the building where Hugh Hefner used to ...

Chicago, Chicago, that toddling town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Chicago, that toddling town

A travel blog entry by jeanrose49

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... from our sleepless night on the train.   It takes a while to visually settle into a high rise city. At first downtown Chicago seemed a mess, as if Heath Robinson tried to make a giant church organ from ugly scrap. But thanks to the bay-side setting ...

Adieu, adieu, to you and you and you..., Chicago, United States travel blog

Adieu, adieu, to you and you and you...

A travel blog entry by cheekymonkey

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Before checking out and getting on the road, we celebrated Mother's Day with a walk along the lake. My mom freaked out when we saw piles and piles of goose poop. And then we watched a helicopter land in the middle of Michigan Avenue. Just a typical ...

Navy Pier, Chicago, United States travel blog

Navy Pier

A travel blog entry by jasonpvaughn

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We drove from Pontoon to Chicago today and once we finally got here we took the shuttle from our hotel in Schiller Park, IL to Chicago.  We took the 'L' to Grand and went through some stores and finally made our way to Navy Pier.  It was pretty ...

Day 13 - Chicago: Aquarium and Planetarium, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 13 - Chicago: Aquarium and Planetarium

A travel blog entry by taylorgenovese

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... Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium are located next to each other on a small peninsula overlooking a stunning view of Chicago and the Chicago Harbor. If it wasn't so hot and humid outside, waiting in the long long that was outside of Shedd ...

The Windy City!, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Windy City!

A travel blog entry by philippajane86

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Arrived safely in Chicago last night, despite the little man in front of me reclining his seat so far back that the limited legroom I had was pushed to the ultimate limit, leaving my legs looking like chicken wings as they struggled for air! To top it off ...

Chicago - cold but fabulous, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - cold but fabulous

A travel blog entry by jenni-louise

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... snowy mountains - maybe the Rockies - and then the brown fields of Illinois through which we will be driving in three days. Arrived in Chicago at 3pm with a time change and worked out - with assistance - how to get train and bus to Dewitt Place, a block ...

Charity Runs and Tattoos and lots of chicago food, Chicago, United States travel blog

Charity Runs and Tattoos and lots of chicago food

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... for a hot dog, deep dish pizza at Gino's (where you can write on the wall), Garrett's popcorn (I am a convert to their Chicago Mix (cheese and caramel corn mixed together....honest try it...it's like addictive...it's crack!). I wish I had more time in ...

Okay, I've improved my itinerary, Chicago, United States travel blog

Okay, I've improved my itinerary

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

Okay, I've improved my itinerary on the first leg.  I'm going from Chicago to Amsterdam on Nov 25.  Then, on Nov 26 I go direct from Amsterdam to Abuja.  Whew!  This is much better than trying to catch a transfer in "Chaos ...

Chicago to New York, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago to New York

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Dear Readers: February 16, 2006 Chicago I am on my way out the door to commence yet another adventure with Toto Tours. Each departure gets more difficult as my body ages and I become more and more comfortable nesting in my beautiful home with my ...

The windy city, Chicago, United States travel blog

The windy city

A travel blog entry by tanyabolt

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After one last night in LA I've now headed east to the windy city, Chicago. Now this is a city overflowing with things to do. Only problem is trying to decide what to do and what not. With so many free things happening it makes the decision rather ...

There's No Place Like Home, Chicago, United States travel blog

There's No Place Like Home

A travel blog entry by remikit

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Greetings. I arrived yesterday and made it through baggage claim and customs without incident.  I thoroughly enjoyed my trip and looking forward to returning someday and seeing Rome.  Sistine Chapel!  My apologies for the bad pics ...

Lost In Translation, Chicago, United States travel blog

Lost In Translation

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

... been told the time from the Airport to the motel was only 30 mins. Unfortunately for me today was the day that the whole of Chicago decided to go the same way as me so the 30 minute drive turned into 75 minutes. I finally arrived at the Ohio House Motel, ...

6th day in Rio De Janeiro!!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

6th day in Rio De Janeiro!!!!

A travel blog entry by sofiagalan

I was kind of sad that today would be my last and real whole day left in Rio. So I got up extra early and decided to spend my last night out on the town and really celebrate my last day.The first thing I did was go out on the beach and see if there were ...

Flight to Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Flight to Chicago

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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We arrive in Chicago, finally., Chicago, United States travel blog

We arrive in Chicago, finally.

A travel blog entry by revelstokian

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... contact our car rental and accommodation. It's been a long day, and now that we've been able to contact all concerned, and made new arrangements, it's time for bed. Tomorrow, we'll explore downtown Chicago before boarding our train to Washington at 6:40 ...

Getting ready to go...the nightmare of vaccination, Chicago, United States travel blog

Getting ready to go...the nightmare of vaccination

A travel blog entry by team_tortuga

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From Tanya: Visitors of our log...feel free to create your own login and comment on our entries.  It lets us know that you are out there following along...you know how I like attention...and they won't send you a bunch of email garbage unless you ...

shiny bean!, Chicago, United States travel blog

shiny bean!

A travel blog entry by tim_jac

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... and money! After filling up (and pocketing a muffin each for later) we headed into the city on the "L" to check out the Chicago Cultural Center for some tourist information. Once we got our bearings and grabbed some maps of the area, we set out on foot. ...

The crazy journey to and from Niger, Chicago, United States travel blog

The crazy journey to and from Niger

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

Get a load of my crazy travel itinerary: Tuesday, Nov 27         Chicago to Paris Wednesday, Nov 28    Paris to Lagos (Nigeria)            ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by 2460matt

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... went to the top of the Sears tower, the biggest in the USA, to watch the sunset and get amazing views over the city. In Chicago I also tried their famous deep dish pizza and also checked out the Lincoln Zoo. We went down to Navy pier which was full of ...

Thrill ride to Chicago - Lets all go the ballgame, Chicago, United States travel blog

Thrill ride to Chicago - Lets all go the ballgame

A travel blog entry by phatchief666

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... driving...’ this guy clearly had a serious disregard to the Code of Conduct. It certainly was an interesting introduction to Chicago. Suse and Justin live on the 25th floor of a giant apartment building. The view from here is absolutely incredible. ...

Harry Kramer, Speech on Leadership, United States travel blog

Harry Kramer

A travel blog entry by mrduss

"What is good leadership?   1. Self Reflectiveness   - find yourself and be in sync with yourself - what are your values? are your actions in line with your values? - know where you want to be, doing what - make sure your actions are likely to ...

Mexico City or bust, Chicago, United States travel blog

Mexico City or bust

A travel blog entry by lauren.warnecke

I am so excited to embark on this adventure with Nancy.  I'm ready for some indigestion, language barriers, awkward family gatherings, bring it on!  Most importantly we need some serious R & R. We will be spending Christmas and New Years in Mexico ...

Day 1, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by javawarlord

... across different parts of the city and provides a varied view of the different levels of affluence (or lack thereof) in Chicago. The sights on the subway were interesting too. - The white-haired older lady whose facial expressions rotated from ...

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