Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, home of Fisk & Co. Restaurant and beautiful views of the Chicago River, was one of our homes for several days during our recent visit to the Windy City. We absolutely loved our stay in our spacious room, which was much bigger than most other hotel rooms in the city, because it immediately made us feel right at home.
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Beatnik on the River in Chicago, offers guests an elegant yet understated dining experience, either indoors in one of their expansive dining rooms, or outdoors with a view of the Chicago River. Guests can enjoy interesting Mediterranean dishes from Morocco and Egypt to Italy and Spain here, in a relaxed atmosphere surrounded by dozens of throw pillows, rustic, wax splattered candelabras, and lots of luscious plants. Explore this eclectic restaurants experimental style and fascinating dishes with me.
Thank you to the Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago for sponsoring our long weekend adventure in Chicago! As always, all opinions are my own. Name: Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago Address:221 North Columbus Drive 60601 Chicago, IL Staff Helpfulness & Friendliness: 5/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 Room size: 5/5 Room Amenities: 5/5 Room and Bed Comfort: 5/5 View from Room: 5/5 Food Variety:…
We saved about $1,750 by flying to Europe out of Chicago O’Hare Airport instead of Detroit International. It was about 4 hours away by car, but definitely cheaper to rent a car, drive to Chicago, and then drop the car off after sightseeing for the day! In addition to visiting the Shedd Aquarium, we also…
Chicago is one of my favorite places in the Midwest. The food is wonderful, the people are friendly and helpful, and there is always something to do, whether it’s a festival, touring a museum, dining, or just sight seeing. Robin and I traveled to Chicago, because it was the nearest airport that would take us…
These essential culinary terms are what you need to know in order to be able to order off of just about any menu, featuring food terms from around the world, learn how to tell a sushi chef you’ll leave the choice up to them, and know what to expect when you are presented with a prix fix menu.
Japanese onsen, hot spring baths, are found all over Japan and are an incredible experience for anyone interested in participating in Japanese culture, relaxing, and living like the locals. While it may seem intimidating to bathe in the nude with strangers, this guide will help you understand what to do and what to expect so you can get straight to relaxing, while overlooking mountains, forests, and other incredible views best enjoyed from a hot spring bath.
CityPASS tickets not only save us time, money, and stress, but they also allow us to see some of the most incredible landmarks, amusement parks, museums, and other attractions in cities around the world like Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Tampa, New York City, Dallas, Toronto, and many others. Just one ticket gets us into numerous attractions at savings of up to 50% off retail price, without any strings attached. This family-owned business is one of our favorites when traveling in North America.
I’ve studied Japanese, German, French, Spanish, and Latin in school, and several other languages independently, and used these languages to travel the world. Being able to speak to another person in their language, even if you don’t do it perfectly, is one of the greatest feelings in the world, because it opens up a world of possibilities to you. Quite literally, you can more easily travel and explore the world! Here’s how to quickly learn another language, including tips on how to select study aids, studying strategies, and reasons why learning another language is one of the best possible investments you can make in your own life.
Goldfinch Tavern, located inside the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, serves up some of the most inventive, refreshing, and nourishing meals in all of Washington. Dine inside their modern tavern, with its warm, inviting, caramel and gunmetal grey color scheme, or dine roof side next to the hotel’s infinity pool, with incredible views of the Seattle Great Wheel, Puget Sound, and the surrounding islands.
The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle was one of the most beautiful hotels we’ve ever visited. Situated along Puget Sound, this tranquil hotel was our home away from home for the final evening of our time in Seattle. We witnessed one of the most beautiful sunsets we’ve ever seen over the Sound from the hotel’s infinity pool deck, savored culinary delights at Goldfinch Tavern, received world-class service from every hotel staff we encountered, and were positively pampered with a full range of amenities that Four Seasons Hotels are famous for all over the world.