Travel Blogs from Chicago, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Returning home, Chicago, United States travel blog

Returning home

A travel blog entry by trevormartinson

... and told him that we had just landed in Chicago, but we were still on the plane. I told him we would have a considerable layover in Chicago so check online or with the airline to see when we would arrive in Fargo, and I would let him know when we would be ...

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

The windy city is mighty pretty!

A travel blog entry by patches_mcgee

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... here to get to Vancouver so I might as well spend a few days and see what's here.  Once I started looking into Chicago as a destination though, I couldn't believe that we hadn't been here before! For anyone with even a vague interest in architecture, ...

Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago

A travel blog entry by abouttime

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... architectural tour of the city,the museum of contemporary photography, and got an inside look at the historic tribune tower (home of the chicago tribune). We also saw 'Wicked', a musical of the story of the wicked witch of the east from the wizard of oz. ...

Departing Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

Departing Chicago

A travel blog entry by xelena92x

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... blossoms! Oh, looks like I'm up next. Wish me luck and good travels! =] Flight Info and Hotel Info: Flight: Departs: Chicago O'Hare- March 17,2008 Arrives: Tokyo Narita Airport-March 18,2008 (Non Stop!) Roundtrip Tickets: $920.00 Hotel Info ...

looking for a New England........Elvis and Chicago, New England, Chicago, Memphis, United States travel blog

looking for a New England........Elvis and Chicago

A travel blog entry by kinkajou50a

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Road trip through Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and upstate New York, down to Chicago to stay with Chris's mate Claudia, and then a quick detour to Memphis to see some dead chap who had some songs ...

Chicago to Amman, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago to Amman

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor

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... film camera behind (a first for me!)  Our packs *together* weighed only 22 kg.   The Royal Jordanian flight left Chicago around 9pm on Saturday night from the International Terminal.  The area before security bustled with activity--bars, restaurants ...

Back in the USA, Chicago, United States travel blog

Back in the USA

A travel blog entry by aarturi

... flight.  It took 11 hours to fly from Santiago to Toronto.  We had a short layover in Toronto and than went to Chicago.  We had only an hour in Toronto, and of course we headed straight to the closest Starbucks.  For ...

Our last

Our last "American breakfast" until we return

A travel blog entry by pagelsineurope

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... quick breakfast at Dennys, and apparently there is an Animae Convention in town (at least I hope that is what it is - or is it just Chicago?!?!)  We saw some very interesting costumes and I was very much regretting not bringing my camera!  Bring it ...

The road from hell...., Chicago, United States travel blog

The road from hell....

A travel blog entry by lisartw

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... were booked solid. A desperate plea to all those we knew in Chicago came up with nothing so we were booked into the Chicago International Hostel for 2 nights. Alarm bells should have rung when we were told we didn't need a reservation. I haven't stayed ...

Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport, Chicago, United States travel blog

Chicago O'Hare Int'l Airport

A travel blog entry by undici

... Europe, especially for a long period. Thus, it was the place where it took place the first of many weird situations. I flew over Chicago for more than an hour, landed finally and caught the 2nd late connection to St Louis. The thing is, one of my ...

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 ...

The Windy City, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Windy City

A travel blog entry by nickyandparaic

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... York has got but is so much quieter! There isn't alot to do here so we have just done lots of walking. Went to the Chicago Bears Stadium yesterday but Paraic to a video of it rather than a photograph so unfortunately wont be able to show you the photos ...

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 décide ...

Walkin around the windy city, Chicago, United States travel blog

Walkin around the windy city

A travel blog entry by sarahs_voyage

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... fascinating to see your reflection grow and distort against the back drop of the city on its shiny mirrored surface. Architecturally Chicago is beautiful.  After a fire flattened a large swath of the city in 1871it was essentially a clean slate for ...

The Return, Chicago, United States travel blog

The Return

A travel blog entry by xelena92x

It feels so strange to see no cherry blossoms. I arrive in Chicago at 4:30 and now I'm home! I'm very happy I had the oppurtunity to visit Japan. It is very beautiful! I will miss the flowers, the colors, the friendly people, and even the bullet train, ...

Winging our Way Homeward, Chicago, United States travel blog

Winging our Way Homeward

A travel blog entry by powderhorn

A long overnight flight from Honolulu to Chicago. Woke up pretty groggy after another short night on a plane. We lost five hours to time changes on this leg but we are now just two time zones from the Maritimes. The flight was uneventful but man the ...

May 26, 2011, Chicago, United States travel blog

May 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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The longest flight ever, Chicago, United States travel blog

The longest flight ever

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor

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... -gun cries. The guy behind me has just sneezed about 10 times in a row. I smell baby doo. FINALLY, we begin the descent into Chicago. I can't tell you how happy I was to see the giant grid of lights below us as we came in at twilight. I couldn't ...

One 30 foot trailer and rush hour in Chicago, Chicago, United States travel blog

One 30 foot trailer and rush hour in Chicago

A travel blog entry by steppingout

Never, ever drive a 30 foot trailer and a 15 foot truck through Chicago's I94 during rush hour!  We had set off early in the day, passing through Michigan, Illinois (eventually) and Indiana, to end our 12 hour day at DeForest Wisconsin.  We are ...

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