Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by speedmaster

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... auf Chicagos elegante Skyline entlohnt für die Strapazen. Wir haben uns am Vormittag für eine Bootstour auf dem Chicago River entschieden. Eine weise Entscheidung. Vom Wasser aus bekommt man schnell eine Idee, warum Chicago in einem Atemzug ...

if assholes could fly, you'd be at O'Hare, Chicago, United States travel blog

if assholes could fly, you'd be at O'Hare

A travel blog entry by thehills

6 hours wasn't long enough, so they extended our layover by delaying our flights.  Let's give American Airlines a round of applause for giving us such a wonderful end to our honeymoon!  Oh, there was a God ...

The Replacements, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Replacements

A travel blog entry by traveljedi

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... to pick up at the other end of the stadium..  As I got half way round the stadium I got stopped by this guy with a Chicago Tribune lanyard (I would later find out that the guy was called Mitch Smith). He pointed out that he'd seen that I had one of ...

Ready to board, Chicago, United States travel blog

Ready to board

A travel blog entry by livingmydreams

Currently sitting in the Admiral Lounge at O'Hare, ready to board...so excited! The JCCC has been so wonderful! We have already been treated like royalty with our own guide through the airport, free food and drinks and private security checks!. ...

That Toddlin' Town, Chicago, United States travel blog

That Toddlin' Town

A travel blog entry by lauratravelz

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... silver 'bean' and fancy big fountain structures with faces on them – and admired the beautiful buildings of Chicago's skyline. Afterwards I walked around the city a little, reading an interesting architectural billboard that explained the origins of ...

Change Planes in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Change Planes in Chicago

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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Well, we arrived in Chicago. We were definitely on our way! We went to our gate. We really weren't supposed to have much time, maybe 15 minutes, but then boarding began a little late, and we ended up leaving about 25 minutes after scheduled ...

Countdown to Hogwarts!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Countdown to Hogwarts!

A travel blog entry by hilsommer

We leave a week from tomorrow for Orlando and I could not be more excited.  I really do love Disney World, but I'm really beside myself to check out Harry Potter at Universal.  My only regret is that the trip cannot be longer.  We've made ...

Jul 17, 2010, Chicago, United States travel blog

Jul 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by akrn

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Arrived home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Arrived home

A travel blog entry by lee.carter

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I arrived home at about 4:00 pm.  I didn't have any trouble with the flights home, which is a nice way to end the trip.  I had a fantastic trip, but its good to be home for ...

YAY!  Eleanor!, Chicago, United States travel blog

YAY! Eleanor!

A travel blog entry by hcbohn

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Jazz in the Park, Chicago, United States travel blog

Jazz in the Park

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... pirates. Lovely sounds are drifting across the park. Entering the Petrillo Music Shell, we find we have lucked out with the Chicago Jazz Festival, held every Labour Day weekend. We settle down to listen to the cool music of the Archie Shepp Quartet and ...

Along Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States travel blog

Along Michigan Avenue

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... of course I stop to help. I fill out the form and sign my name for some obscure petition. I am then advised that only Chicago residents can sign. I’m not sure if I am annoyed in having wasted my time filling out the form, or flattered to be ...

First day in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

First day in Chicago

A travel blog entry by davidwilko

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We had a really successful trip over to Chicago - flew with Virgin, who were amazing, decent food, little turbulence and good films. The added bonus is that James, suitably sedated had a great flight (he slept for a large portion of it). Got a cab from ...

May 25, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 25, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Between flights in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Between flights in Chicago

A travel blog entry by jnasar

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... re at international departures with a four-hour layover. Volvo overseas delivery gives you a pass for the SAS business lounge in Chicago. It was perfect--quiet, free food, beer, wine, wifi, and only one announcement--boarding for our flight to Copenhagen. ...

Oh, India!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Oh, India!

A travel blog entry by monkeygoplaces

I keep getting asked what my favorite part of my trip was...and I give everyone a different answer hoping they never all meet in one room and compare notes!  Having been back in the U.S. for a couple of weeks now, I think my favorite part is the ...

Cruise and bikes, Chicago, United States travel blog

Cruise and bikes

A travel blog entry by tim_jac

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... order. Those that no longer work are now permanently raised. Kip also pointed out the fantastic skyscrapers that fill the Chicago CBD (Sears Tower, Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, Old Chicago Post Office, Chicago Merchandise Mart, Carbide & Carbon ...

A water taxi ride, Chicago, United States travel blog

A water taxi ride

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

5

... . Especially impressive is the just completed Trump Tower. We pass by well known buildings that we have seen on film, the Chicago Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, Marina City and finally after a worthy twenty-minute cruise, arrive at the pier on South ...

More Culture, Chicago, United States travel blog

More Culture

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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Sunday 6th.   Today Margarita will be leaving us. We all accompany her to the airport, Midway, which is much closer than O'Hare. On the way back we pass through Chinatown, which is, well, Chinatown. This afternoon we feel Michael needs a rest, so ...

Wicker Park Fest, a Cubs game and Wicker Park Fest, Chicago, United States travel blog

Wicker Park Fest, a Cubs game and Wicker Park Fest

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... us to go to this REALLY touristy pizza place, which was fine, as long as the pizza was good. It wasn't that good. Anyway, Chicago deep dish pizza, check. Ian's friends were at the Cubs game today, so I tagged along and went down to meet them. They were ...

Travel Blog Exchange '09, Chicago, United States travel blog

Travel Blog Exchange '09

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... . Lots of fun. After everyone went their separate ways, I went with the IrishFireside.com people to the "oldest Italian restaurant in Chicago". More like "It's a Small World" for diners. The place was done up in outrageous, over the top Italian-American ...

Pre-Trip, Chicago, United States travel blog

Pre-Trip

A travel blog entry by molly.m.fannin

Snow's been threatening the Chicago area for the last few days, and presumably, this willn't change until March.  In light of this assault on my physical well-being, I'm looking forward to this trip more and more everyday.  Most of my planning ...

Ein Stadt, in der Musik spielt!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Ein Stadt, in der Musik spielt!!!

A travel blog entry by luckylucasius

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... so vieles das Gute und Böse zugleich verbannt. Der Mafia und Großstadtromantik in sich schloß! Der eine Medallie mit zwei Seiten war! Chicago, die Stadt des Barack Obama, die Stadt der Hochhäuser, die Stadt in der Frauke und ich bis zum 23. 12 ...

Arrival in Chicago -bag missing!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Arrival in Chicago -bag missing!!!

A travel blog entry by kellybooth16

to be completed...... Arrived 2 hours late Bag missing (put on train to Michigan!), snowing and no ...

Leaving Chicago for DC, Chicago, United States travel blog

Leaving Chicago for DC

A travel blog entry by kellybooth16

to be ...

My Favorites Books, Books, United States travel blog

My Favorites Books

A travel blog entry by mrduss

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Gao Xingjian = Le livre d'un homme seul - La montagne de l'ame Osho = Awareness - Freedom (all of them actually) Michel Quint = Effroyables Jardins David Blumenthal = The banality of good and evil Milan Kundera = Le livre du rire et de l'oubli - ...

Leaving the states, Chicago, United States travel blog

Leaving the states

A travel blog entry by mholtz

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As always, I still had packing to do before my flight left tonight.  For some reason when I feel the pressure I am much more decisive so I save packing for the last minute, even if it means packing for 4 ½ months.  In fact, I even had ...

November Saturday in the Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

November Saturday in the Windy City

A travel blog entry by psubrat93

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... day dawned cold but bright.  I think the temperature dropped 20 degrees since I had arrived Thursday night.  In typical Chicago fashion, the weather changed throughout the day.  It stayed cold, but also got a little drizzly as the day went ...

Back to Shy Town, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back to Shy Town

A travel blog entry by dane

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... days in Denver, Ed was ready to get home. He had a little Australian girlfriend he needed to see. We drove overnight to Chicago. I like to start a 1000 mile journey at 8 p.m. We strolled into Ed's house the following morning. Over the next week ...

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