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Chicago

Enjoying Summer in the Windy City

Chicago in the winter is not a pleasant place to be, with icy winds whistling off frozen Lake Michigan. However, summer in the Windy City is a completely different destination with daily warm weather and a balmy lake breeze. Book a stay in the middle of downtown Chicago at the gorgeous and contemporary Radisson Blu … Continue reading »

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The Five Best Pizza Places in Chicago

If you love pizza as much as we do, there is really only one destination to consider. The place that made deep dish pizza world famous, spawned plenty of wannabe emulators in other cities, and daily makes pizza lovers out of the many tourists who visit. The Windy City of Chicago. With literally hundreds of … Continue reading »

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Why choose a bed and breakfast location?

Hotels of all shapes, sizes, and price ranges exist all over the world. You can have privacy, room service, an amazing array of amenities, and the convenience of never having to clean your room. Restaurants, shops, tours, transportation are all available right outside the lobby door, so why in the world would you choose to … Continue reading »

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A Spring Weekend in Chicago

    First, I should tell you that spring in Chicago is actually a misnomer because it’s still astonishingly cold, especially if you are attempting a stroll by the lake. There is no strolling in March in Chicago by the lake; rather you will find yourself scampering along, attempting to shield your face from the … Continue reading »

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Scrumptious, Savory, Succulent Chicago Pizza Tours

    So. We love pizza. We love food. We love foodie tours. When an opportunity came along to go on a pizza tour in Chicago with Chicago Pizza Tours last summer, we immediately began salivating. What could go wrong? Well. Nothing with the tour itself. It was perfect in every way and we enjoyed … Continue reading »

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Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

    Now that spring is springing and folks may be planning summer getaways to Chicago, I think it’s finally time I get around to telling you about the fabulous Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise that we took last summer. I had been meaning to do this but when we were in Chicago recently and they … Continue reading »

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Women in Travel Summit, Chicago, 2014

I had some illusion that Chicago would be warm and lovely in March. Not so much. In fact, I was shocked to see that there could actually be snow flurries when we are there. That does away with my plan to casually stroll from our Embassy Suites Lakefront location to the Women in Travel Summit … Continue reading »

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Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Chicago

    Even though Chicago is only about a six hour drive from us, we just discovered this fabulous place in the last year. We were headed to Door County, Wisconsin for a press trip and, just to make the drive a little more relaxing, we decided to stop somewhere, anywhere, oh what about Chicago? One … Continue reading »

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Hidden Gem in Chicago: The Storefront Company

    You might never know The Storefront Company restaurant is unobtrusively tucked away on this quiet residential street in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. And that would be a crying shame. Because this lovely little hidden gem has some of the most scrumptious food in the city. The only mistake we made in our entire evening … Continue reading »

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside:A Girlfriend Getaway to the Windy City

You have two choices for the time of year to visit Chicago. Although there are technically four seasons there, as in most of the United States, the most well-known are the icy cold winters and the pleasant mild summers. Guess which one I prefer? Although I have to say Chicago in the winter has some … Continue reading »

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