Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by danijon

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... we met in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. It was so lovely to see her again, she is from Poland and has been living in Chicago for 8 years and has recently turned professional beach volleyball player (she is taller than me!). Later that afternoon we scored free ...

The Break-Up, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Break-Up

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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After 22 days in the US today was my last full day in both Chicago and the United States and I aimed to make the most of it so I was up early and off to Eggsperience (it seems that this was now becoming my diner of choice) for a hearty breakfast to set me ...

Saturday in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Saturday in Chicago

A travel blog entry by kiwiplanner

... it really was city like, the place that seemed most "city" to us since arriving in the US. Shortly after crossing over the Chicago River we moved off Michigan Ave into park area and continued our walk.  We went past The Bean (officially Cloud Gate), a ...

Got my visa, Chicago, United States travel blog

Got my visa

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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Our admin assistant who was helping me arrange this trip had been really worried that my visa wasn't going to make it (especially since Thanksgiving was this week).  She had had a bad experience trying to get a Niger visa for my colleague during the ...

Sayonara Japan (Farewell Japan), Chicago, United States travel blog

Sayonara Japan (Farewell Japan)

A travel blog entry by sugoikid

Well Kids I guess this will be my last blog entry and I am really sad that I will be leaving Tokyo an amazing place but i guess it was worth it cause I had an amazing time and I would not change it for the world! This will be my shortest Blog since ...

All Roads Lead Thankfully and Safely Home., Chicago, United States travel blog

All Roads Lead Thankfully and Safely Home.

A travel blog entry by jaiofchi

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... a feeling of melancholy as we bid each other goodbye after such an amazing experience. An abrupt blast of bitterly cold fu&%ing Chicago weather brought me immediately out of my dreamy state as I wound my way through the outside taxi line and then waited ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by cng

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... . Chicago has some iconic buildings, but I thought the best one was the Tribune Tower, which is the home of the Chicago Tribune newspaper. The building literally has pieces of famous monuments embedded in the walls, such as the Sydney Opera House and the ...

Day 14 - Chicago: The Art Insititute, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 14 - Chicago: The Art Insititute

A travel blog entry by taylorgenovese

Today is our last full day in Chicago and we decided to devote the entire day to going to The Art Institute. The art teacher at my high school had given me 4 free passes to The Art Institute before leaving and I had already given to one to my South Korean ...

Everything's up to Date in Kansas City, Chicago, United States travel blog

Everything's up to Date in Kansas City

A travel blog entry by bluebells

At 1:00 pm local time, and our own time for that matter, we find seats in the waiting area of Chicago O'Hare. They now have automated cleaning toilet seats. You push a button-- oops, it's not that hard, you wave your hand in front of a sensor-- and the ...

Planes, Chicago, United States travel blog

Planes

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... game. Instead I decided to head into town as there were a couple of things I wanted to try and find a couple of things 1) a Chicago Bears jersey and 2) a memento from Chicago that's not cheesy and it was here that other people started to be made aware of ...

And So It Begins......., Chicago, United States travel blog

And So It Begins.......

A travel blog entry by jaiofchi

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And so it begins, but not without a tiny bit of drama. Upon check-in at ORD, our very lovely agent informed us that our arrival time in LAX did not provide sufficient time to transfer to our flight to MEL. So, she was able to arrange for us to get on ...

The Official, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Official

A travel blog entry by magellen

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... to the star alliance lounge for some fantastic bloody marys!!! starting the trip off with a good start. however...i did lose the remote to mz camcorder ALREADY by leaving in chicago at the lounge...oh well...whatev.... and we were off to ...

G'bye U.S. ..., Chicago, United States travel blog

G'bye U.S. ...

A travel blog entry by jenkanz

... got her travel-sized perfume taken away because it was a liquid. I was quite the rebel and got through without them finding three lip glosses. Yes, I am quite the wild child! We boarded the plane and bid adieu to the United States until December ...

Overnight bus to get back for flight to Alaska, Chicago, United States travel blog

Overnight bus to get back for flight to Alaska

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... to be before the expiry date on the visa which means the ltest I can get to Hawaii is the 31st Jan. Had planned to walk around chicago but the luggage locker machine was busted so had no way to get rid of my bag. Tried heading to union station in the hope ...

May 23, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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SPAIN!! HERE I COME!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

SPAIN!! HERE I COME!!

A travel blog entry by cmiranda93

... I Packed The weather in Madrid is very pretty. It is in the 50's and 60's (F). What I packed was clothing I would wear in Chicago during the spring time. I am taking sweaters and a small jacket, just in case it gets a little more cold. Woah! I am super ...

Off to the races... really, Chicago, United States travel blog

Off to the races... really

A travel blog entry by crazystrange

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... through the city and look for a hotel in the burbs, but it took forever to get through it. It was well worth the wait. Chicago was definitely one place where I should have gotten out and taken a picture. Too bad the road was busy and bumpy and I ...

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