Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Schaumburg
... aren't all slutty like preppy girls in New England and everyone in New Jersey"?!). That and maybe the kids had a part to play...
Efficient packing and a mis-set alarm gave me a couple more hours of playtime on Wednesday morning before waving goodbye at the station to see my next host in south Chicago. His neighbourhood is nice enough, and one of the less gangland parts of the south, but bad weather and some sadness at leaving wonderful hosts put me ...
... We pay the driver $60 for the $55 fixed fare for "the knowledge".
Our host comes to the front porch, directs us away from the icy path to it, and around the side of the house on a cleared path, and meets us at the side door. Takes the big bag downstairs, asks us to leave our boots by the door, and shows us around the comfortable room with en-suite, fridge, TV and sofa, explains the working of the coffee machine, then leaves us to it for a welcome collapse into bed after a very long ...
... cool. This was primarily just a photo opp of the city and to get a birds eye view of what the city is all about.
Second stop: The Bean!
One of the coolest pieces of art on display in the city. What it is is pretty much a giant bean that reflects the entire city of Chicago. Upon taking a bunch of photos at the sculpture, I see a girl next to me, she turns to me and yells my name! I was in disbelief: it was my friend Heather!! She ...
... parti le vendredi matin précédent, avec pour objectif de voir le plus de choses possible pendant la fin de semaine.
Le plus gros problème a eu lieu bien avant le départ, en fait. Quand j'ai essayé de réserver un lit en auberge, je me suis rendu compte que toutes les auberges du centre étaient pleines, et que les prix étaient anormalement élevés. J'ai posé la question au staff d'une auberge, et la réponse fut que justement cette fin de semaine allait avoir ...
... many different styles, each building invites you just to stare. Ok, so there are the odd ugly ones, but they are so few and far between that they really don't make much of an impact.
I had originally planned to do a river cruise by the Chicago Architectural Foundation, but my rational, miserly side came out and pointed out that due to having to spend over $100 on cab fares in Memphis I've been borrowing money from the following week's ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking