Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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Blow Me Away, Chicago!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Blow Me Away, Chicago!

A travel blog entry by dlynnfontanini

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... Daughters obviously fabricate just as much as husbands and grandchildren. The four of us wandered all over the theater district, ate Chicago-style pizza (I have such cravings for that pizza!), went to the Art Museum, Millenium Park, did a little shopping ...

Chicago -- Day 4, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago -- Day 4

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

... in the Siberian permafrost.  Just fascinating. After the museum, we took a cab to Carson's for lunch. Even though it is a Chicago institution, neither of us had ever been there.  Hubby had ribs that were good but we thought the sauce was a ...

Boat Tour, Field Museum and Joe's steakhouse, Chicago, United States travel blog

Boat Tour, Field Museum and Joe's steakhouse

A travel blog entry by phatchief666

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... . We had a great table right in the corner of the restaurant. Russ has said that the last time he was there he saw Chicago Bear's players, so this place is top of the range.  We started off with Alaskan King Crab legs, the kind of ones that they ...

California Zephyr train from chicago to reno, Chicago, United States travel blog

California Zephyr train from chicago to reno

A travel blog entry by lolpol

... know all the good routes! On the last night I was watching the sunset over Utah (Moab), and got chatting to Nick, who moved from Chicago to SLC because he loves mountains. He plays classical music on guitar but there are no jobs in that so he's a chef. ...

5th day in RIO!!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

5th day in RIO!!!!

A travel blog entry by sofiagalan

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On my fifth day out here in Rio De Janiero, I went to Parque Nacional Chapada dos Veadeiros. This place was awsome !!! It is  a national park where there were hundreds of tourists. The place was full of them, but you could still see the beauty of ...

Hotel information, Chicago, United States travel blog

Hotel information

A travel blog entry by tbmess

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Hotel Name: Parkhotel Diani Room Type: Comfort Single Room Price for my stay: $723 USD  Location: In the district of Probstheida near the city's center. "Parkhotel Diani is located in a romantic part of Leipzig, the district of Probstheida. ...

Flight Information, Chicago, United States travel blog

Flight Information

A travel blog entry by tbmess

... : March 17, 2008 Returning Date: March 25, 2008 Total Charge: $ 1,020.46 USD Airline: United Airlines United AirlinesFlight 906   763 Chicago OHare (ORD) Munich (MUC) 05:57pm - 17Mar, Mon 08:55am - 18Mar, Tue Nonstop Coach ...

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

11

... 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

11

... 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 ...

Dag 16-18: Chicago - i skyggen av NYC og LA?, Chicago, USA travel blog

Dag 16-18: Chicago - i skyggen av NYC og LA?

A travel blog entry by oistein

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... vi tidlig fra Mammoth Lake til San Francisco for å rekke flyet som gikk fra San Francisco International Airport til Chicago. På grunn av helgetrafikken i Yosemite nasjonalpark med fare for trafikkork, valgte vi å kjøre nord for ...

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 ...

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