6 of the best…places to eat in Chicago

Chicago is giving New York some serious competition in terms of food these days, as the locals will almost certainly tell you – and they have every right to be a little proud of the variety and quality on offer. One of the recent trends has been gourmet fast food – basically pimping up staple […]

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Chicago Hotellanmeldelse – Radisson Blu Aqua

Image (c) Andy Higgs, Grown-up Travel Guide Radisson Blu is a familiar hotel brand to us in Scandinavia but the company has only recently opened its first US property which they chose to locate in Chicago. My three nights in the Windy City seemed like a good opportunity to check out how they were approaching […]

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Dagens bilde: Parkeringshus, Marina City

Our American cousins certainly know a bit about creative parking solutions. Residents of these towers (often called the ‘corn cobs’) aren’t even allowed to park their vehicles themselves – there’s a compulsory valet service. Which is probably just as well, as it looks a little tricky…

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Dagens bilde: Skyskrapere

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Dagens bilde: Buckingham Fountain – Grant Park, Chicago, USA

Officially known as the ‘Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain’ this Chicago landmark shoots water some 46 metres (150 feet) into the air during its hourly water display.

Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Chicago

The Pedway Image obtained from Flickr.com under Creative Commons (c) Leo Reynolds One of the most interesting sights in Chicago is rarely mentioned in tourist guides and is found some way below ground level. For underneath the downtown area called the Loop you will find mile after mile of walkways, linking subterranean passages and ground level […]

6 of the best…places to take the kids in Chicago

Rather like New York, Chicago is a great place to take the children. In some ways it’s an easier one too – it’s more relaxed than the Big Apple and people seem to have a lot more time for you here. Naturally it depends what your kids are used to – it’s still one big city […]

Dagens bilde: Mat i Chicago – Longman & Eagle

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Dagens bilde: Mat i Chicago – Billy Goat Tavern

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Dagens bilde: Mat i Chicago – Johnnie’s Italian Beef

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