Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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

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... . 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 ...

Chicago - Tag 1/4 (prov. Titel), Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Tag 1/4 (prov. Titel)

A travel blog entry by hoxito

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Chicago - Tag 2/4 (prov. Titel), Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago - Tag 2/4 (prov. Titel)

A travel blog entry by hoxito

A ...

life is about the journey...., Chicago, United States travel blog

life is about the journey....

A travel blog entry by maymay1980

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... already! but unfortunately, this journey has been quite ardous. at least the flight part of it. my flight from new orleans to chicago was delayed. for 3 hours. they said it was because of the weather in chicago. it was supposedly horrible but when i got ...

Cold pizza and warm beer - welcome to Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Cold pizza and warm beer - welcome to Chicago

A travel blog entry by cheekymonkey

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We were sitting on rush-hour-jammed Lakeshore Drive when I turned to my mom and said, a wry half-smile on my face, "And we thought we had gotten here so fast." We did, though. A mere four hours to make it into the city. And a little over an hour ...

Thanksgiving At O'Hare!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Thanksgiving At O'Hare!

A travel blog entry by monkeygoplaces

Happy Thanksgiving!  What an awesome day to travel.  Traffic was pretty much non-existant and walked right up to security.  It's like a ghostown in here which made eating my Thankgiving meal (a turkey wrap from the news stand) pretty ...

Blown away by the windy city, Chicago, United States travel blog

Blown away by the windy city

A travel blog entry by bekandjesse

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... meat pies (the real-deal four and twenty meat pies) everyone in that room was happppy! It was a great night! Then onto discovering Chicago, what an amazing city, full of so many things to see and do and with such  diverse history. We checked out ...

4th day in Rio!!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

4th day in Rio!!!

A travel blog entry by sofiagalan

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Like I said before I was so glad that my next tour would be late at night.So I took the whole day to relax and get ready for later that night. I was going to go to the Teatro Municipal Rio to catch a show. That whole morning I went out on the town ...

Emil, Chicago, United States travel blog

Emil

A travel blog entry by mcalla2000

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I am turning Emil onto blogging.  He wants to start a blog to alert people on how to avoid getting scammed by scam artists.   ...

bAcK hOmE, Chicago, United States travel blog

bAcK hOmE

A travel blog entry by jennii

Well, I'm back in Chicago. My flight left the airport in Mexico City around 7 in the morning, and it landed at about 11:45. My family picked me up at the O'Hare airport ready to go home.  I didn't spend any money yesterday, so I'm left with ...

by Steve Jobs, Great Inspirational Speech, United States travel blog

by Steve Jobs

A travel blog entry by mrduss

You can get it on You Tube if you prefer to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1R-jKKp3NA I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is ...

Welcome To The Windy City., Chicago, United States travel blog

Welcome To The Windy City.

A travel blog entry by azandhelen

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Yesterday we said bye to Vegas and took a three hour flight to Chicago, best know as the windy city.  Well the flight proved to be another bumpy one as the seat belt signs were constantly on and off then on again.  We ended up flying with United ...

63 ) Vers L'Est !, Chicago, United States travel blog

63 ) Vers L'Est !

A travel blog entry by bigdan1

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... blues cette fin de semaine ... Donc pris quelques photos du beigne chromé...that`s it ! Si la circulation vous effraie, oubliez Chicago ...  J'ai "viraillé" 3 heures dans cette ville de klaxons, de sirènes d'ambulances, etc... Vers 16h00, l'on ...

Chicago, Chicago , (The Toddlin' Town), Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago, Chicago , (The Toddlin' Town)

A travel blog entry by bonneybombach

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... planetarium and aquarium and Museum of Science. To see this far we overlook the extensive greenery of Millenium Park, the Chicago Art Institute's modernis, weightless building and over Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate , otherwise known as The Bean. In another ...

Tokyo to Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Tokyo to Chicago

A travel blog entry by philamike

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Greetings from the Red Carpet Club at Chicago O'Hare!  The flight from Tokyo to Chicago was really nice, on a United Boeing 747-400.  We patiently waited at the gate until they called up the standby passengers -- Lucas was assigned to First, and ...

Chicago Town Pizza.....!!, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago Town Pizza.....!!

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

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... 000 cleared buildings -  The Bears are the local baseball team and the Soldierfield Stadium was built in 1923 -  Chicago has the oldest planetarium in the States and has 12 sides, one for each sign of the Zodiac -  Chicago sits on the great ...

Home again, Home again, Jiggety-Jig, Chicago, United States travel blog

Home again, Home again, Jiggety-Jig

A travel blog entry by pagelsineurope

... to Amsterdam was short, just under two hours, and then we had a 3 hour layover in Amsterdam before our flight left for Chicago.  Normally, once you are in the airport "system" and have gone through the initial security screening, you don't need to do it ...

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