Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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