Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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May 29, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 29, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Home to Chicago via Tokyo, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home to Chicago via Tokyo

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... is waiting for me with open arms, and I happily rush into them. I foolishly think that I'll be automatically adjusted to Chicago time just because I slept so long on the flight. WRONG! As usual, Jonathan has rearranged things in my long absence. The ...

May 27, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 27, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Planning and Packing, Chicago, United States travel blog

Planning and Packing

A travel blog entry by catherinekuhn

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... . Hopefully you all received my contact info, anyone who did not get it please email me and I will send it to you. Chicago summers are beautiful, I am squeezing in a little beach time in between my busy schedule of being unemployed and un-schooled. ...

Salani kahle Chicago!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Salani kahle Chicago!!

A travel blog entry by jessica.meyer

I can't believe I'm going for five months to SOUTH AFRICA!!!! I'm going in with a very open mind. I'm trying not to have expectations at all. I want to soak up everything. On my way to Baaaaaaaaaaaarrrd to meet the group! ...

Let's try this again, Chicago, United States travel blog

Let's try this again

A travel blog entry by sarasworld

Yes, folks, I'm on the road again. This time with a different mission, a different outlook, and exactly the same locations. Just in a mixed-up order. To catch you all up to date, my gram, one of very few people whose welfare could get me to skip out ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by neilmel

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... bus...packed full with the American version of our chavs, it was literally like being on the Jerry Springer show, nightmare. Chicago was a big surprise for us, very different to what we had in mind. Very clean, loads to do and ...

May 24, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Blues Bros, Chicago, United States travel blog

Blues Bros

A travel blog entry by fedthegoat

... outside of Warsaw the world's largest cookie and cracker factory, where Nabisco made 16 billion Oreo cookies in 1995. Chicago produced the first: roller skates, 1884 steel frame skyscraper, 1885 elevated railway, 1892 Cracker Jacks, 1893 ...

Chicago arrival and discovering a great restaurant, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago arrival and discovering a great restaurant

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

We arrived in Chicago yesterday morning about 8:00 a.m. on American Airlines.  We rented a car with Hertz (love the gold service that allows you to go straight to the car) and headed to Vernon Hills.  My husband met with a client while I had ...

Day 12 - Chicago: River Tour and The Bean, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 12 - Chicago: River Tour and The Bean

A travel blog entry by taylorgenovese

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... goal of mine to go ahead and relax; to let my inner-tourist out. So that's why Merrie and I are currently floating down the Chicago River in lawn chairs. It was very interesting, but with the tour clocking in at a little under 90 minutes, the heat of the ...

And all that jazz..., Chicago, United States travel blog

And all that jazz...

A travel blog entry by turnernz

... football games. Yesterday followed a similar pattern, although I did head downtown quite a bit earlier. This time I headed for Chicago's most visited location, Navy Pier, which - amongst other things - boasts an IMAX theatre, fairground wheel and mini ...

Ferris Bueller's day off, Chicago, United States travel blog

Ferris Bueller's day off

A travel blog entry by lolpol

... . Yay :) We went to a smoky BBQ place that his local colleagues recommended, was very tasty! Then packing and getting ready for train to Reno tomoz. I could totally stay in Chicago longer, there's so much to see and do! It's really smart, big and shiny ...

Sweet Home Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Sweet Home Chicago

A travel blog entry by tim_jac

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Had a bit of a mission to get to the airport this morning for our Spirit Airlines flight to Chicago. Hostel shuttle bus to station, two trains to airport then another shuttle bus to our terminal. Took quite a bit of time, but was much cheaper than getting ...

The windy city filled with food, Chicago, United States travel blog

The windy city filled with food

A travel blog entry by cybelle

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... a treasure trove of old jewellery, clothes and furniture as well as a room filled with young modern designers. A walk down Chicago's famous Magnificent Mile provided us with all the shopping we could handle, from big department stores to high end brands. ...

Two down...one to go!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Two down...one to go!

A travel blog entry by carolinebaugh

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Well we managed to get into the States! Despite all Matt's dodgy stamps, they have let us in! Bags made it and rechecked to Denver. Everyone pretty shattered now, but only a couple of hours to go and then no more planes for six weeks! Just realised the ...

An Important Message, Chicago, United States travel blog

An Important Message

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw

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... to find out for certain that the Earth is FLAT and not round as nanny thinks. So early on Tuesday morning I'm going to the Chicago Planetarium to speak to the Mayor of Chicago who knows the answer to these things. The Mayor has a strange name that I ...

My Favorites Movies, Movies, United States travel blog

My Favorites Movies

A travel blog entry by mrduss

Touching the Void Turtles can fly Tsotsi God grew tired of us The eel Tell no one (ne le dis a personne) de battre mon coeur s'est arrete (the beat that my heart skipped) read my lips (sur ses levres) eat drink man woman Himalaya Nobody knows Maria full ...

Prepping for the Trip, Chicago, United States travel blog

Prepping for the Trip

A travel blog entry by remikit

Greetings. THIS IS IT.  I've waited to do this for 10 years.  When this is done, I'll have come up with a new set of dreams - because I will have done everything I've wanted to do.  %) I've managed to pack everything into the carry ...

Journey Across America - Part 2 - The Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

Journey Across America - Part 2 - The Windy City

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw

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... go out with a bit of Rock & Roll.  We went to the matinee performance of "Million Dollar Quartet" playing at Chicago's Apollo Theatre. Rather than being in Chicago's Theatreland District the Apollo is a few miles out of the city and it's a small ...

Take me to the ballpark, Chicago, United States travel blog

Take me to the ballpark

A travel blog entry by paulortw

... or may not know, and I for one did not, the film Ferris Bewler's Day Off included a trip to Wrigley Field - home of the Chicago Cubs. And as luck would have it, the Cubs v Minnesoata game was also 'Save Ferris' day, complete with t-shirts and scoreboard ...

cold cold cold, Chicago, United States travel blog

cold cold cold

A travel blog entry by kirst_973

hello  er its dead cold here- and thats all really- just really stupidly ...

Layover 2, Chicago, United States travel blog

Layover 2

A travel blog entry by thehills

Only Ireland from ...

Drinks on Top of the World, Chicago, United States travel blog

Drinks on Top of the World

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... ;m not one to wait in a line for my dinner, so Michael suggests an even better choice, Gino’s East, supposedly where Chicago Pizza originated. Just our luck, there is a queue at this place too. It’s hopeless! Even the Spanish tapas restaurant ...

Permission to go to China: Granted, Chicago, United States travel blog

Permission to go to China: Granted

A travel blog entry by impsy

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Took me a while to actually write this up, but last Wednesday, my sister and I went up to Chicago to get my Chinese visa. I'm really lucky because there are only five Chinese consulates in the whole US, and one of them is just 3.5 hours away. We took the ...

6 days out, Chicago, United States travel blog

6 days out

A travel blog entry by molly.m.fannin

I just saw that I've had some visitors to this already...sorry for the non-action thus far.  I promise that one week from now, I'll start filling this up with good stuff. Despite the grenade bombings and sit-in protests and popular opinion that ...

Adios Chicago!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Adios Chicago!!!

A travel blog entry by jennii

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          Ok, tomorrow I am going to Cuernavaca Morelos, A.K.A. "The City of Eternal Spring".  Cuernavaca is the capital of Morelos,a state that is located about 45 minutes south of Mexico ...

Old meets New - Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Old meets New - Chicago

A travel blog entry by foreman

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... didn't allow us to take any photos - but a very enjoyable little trip. Gary & I have fond memories of Chicago from a trip, B.C. (before children)...  but with the weather cold, the parking for a RV non existent, (and the ...

The pretty city is mighty windy, Chicago, United States travel blog

The pretty city is mighty windy

A travel blog entry by patches_mcgee

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... to take a closer look at the different sites before deciding I was very hungry - time for some gastro-tourism. I couldn't leave Chicago without trying their culinary contribution to the world - deep-dish pizza - like a regular pizza only with so many ...

Feeding the Jew in Chica-goo, Chicago, United States travel blog

Feeding the Jew in Chica-goo

A travel blog entry by sara.a

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... with Wendy. We are the closest in age (and sex) to anyone I have stayed with and I felt wonderfully at ease here in Chicago. But I did seem to be feeling really run down by the end of my time here. I had been completely on the go since Sturgis some ...

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