Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

Day 22 Frankfurt to Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 22 Frankfurt to Chicago

A travel blog entry by penguinx

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... and took the hotel shuttle to the airport. Check in, still trying to see if we can get upgrade to business class from Chicago to Vancouver, no luck.. Went thru custom where they stamped my passport for exit, security check that seems to take a long ...

A city of sky scrapers along the lake shore, Chicago, United States travel blog

A city of sky scrapers along the lake shore

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... to go to bed since I had just flown in and there was a fair few number of hours of time difference between where I was and Chicago. Day 2 Popped into the library which had free internet for up to 2hrs but no USB port so could sort my photos out. Next ...

BREAKING NEWS - THE EARTH IS FLAT!!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

BREAKING NEWS - THE EARTH IS FLAT!!!!

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw

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... , Ellen, Ted and Charlotte Well, I did some more research (see the photos below) and then, as promised, I went to the Chicago Planetarium and spoke to the Mayor of Chicago (I'm still trying to remember his name) this morning and he has confirmed what I ...

Day 1 - Day of the Flight, Chicago, United States travel blog

Day 1 - Day of the Flight

A travel blog entry by tbmess

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Monday March 17, 2008 - Day of the flight I'm really bad at all this traveling stuff, it's the day of my flight and I haven't even packed yet! Thank goodness I didn't procrastinate when it came to booking a hotel and flight, or else I really would ...

7 Hours in the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

7 Hours in the Windy City

A travel blog entry by spencerglen

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We spent a whirlwind seven hours in Chicago.  For education, we went to the Field Museum and saw "Sue" the largest t-rex skeleton in the world.  For fun, the kids and I went through the FunHouse Maze at the Navy Pier.  The pier was hopping ...

One Year Later, Chicago, United States travel blog

One Year Later

A travel blog entry by monkeygoplaces

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... his new wife a couple of times and had my youngest brother stay with me for the summer while he completed an internship here in Chicago.  I would like to go visit my sister who is working in Tel Aviv right now, but because I've decided to go back to ...

Summer in the city, Chicago, United States travel blog

Summer in the city

A travel blog entry by lucas_y_lolo

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... 30 ou 50 ans en arriere (parlent-ils anglais?), ou nous avons trouve une eglise des chretiens chinois unis! wow! Chicago ha sido nuestra primera experiencia con Couchsurfing, y la verdad que ha sido genial. Fuimos recibidos por Kim y Jeremy ...

Preparing for the Journey, Chicago, United States travel blog

Preparing for the Journey

A travel blog entry by team_tortuga

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Wow, how did it get to be August already?  I guess some of the summer projects that I planned to accomplish will be put on hold until September!  I am in full blown trip prep at this point.  As Tanya mentioned, our vaccinations ended up ...

Road Trip (New Mex to Columbus, OH), Chicago, United States travel blog

Road Trip (New Mex to Columbus, OH)

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... Native Argentines, they are not exactly in love with the Wisconsin winters, but they sure have started to eat a lot of cheese! Chicago brought great luck - giving me the chance to see Bill Tuebo (and his family - left) and visit with the ...

The joys of traveling, Chicago, United States travel blog

The joys of traveling

A travel blog entry by mckensiehollar

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... 3 seats on the left, 4 in the middle, and 3 on the right, PLUS it was a double decker!  We were late leaving Chicago because a huge rain storm drenched the plane and runway. When that huge plane started to rock a little I knew we were still in the ...

Chicago, Day 2 -- fruitless shopping, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Day 2 -- fruitless shopping

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

... with very good house-made chips.  We were really pleased and plan to make this an annual thing on our trip to Chicago for the Arlington Million (that is coming with the entry for tomorrow). After lunch, we walked along Michigan Avenue and stopped for ...

Milwaukee day trip, Chicago, United States travel blog

Milwaukee day trip

A travel blog entry by kiwiplanner

... .  We were on the road before noon and at the Lakefront Brewery coming up to 2pm.  While the weather had been lovely in Chicago, the clouds had built up as we crossed the border into Wisconsin and by the time we made it to Milwaukee it was pouring.  We ...

Passing time in the Chicago airport, Chicago, United States travel blog

Passing time in the Chicago airport

A travel blog entry by acquaviva

... blood cake onto his briefcase handle but I guess it's a man/hunter thing. (I ran into Paul Kimmel and his wife in Chicago airport - they were on my plane and were headed to Honolulu. We said quick hellos and then headed for our respective ...

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