Chicago is an iconic American city; I don’t need to tell you that. But as I discovered during my first trip to the Windy City, there’s a lot more to Chicago than its famous landmarks and deep dish pizza.
I spent 3 days eating, drinking, and biking my way through the city with the help of my friend (and Chicago native) Kevin. Based on that experience, I’ve put together the following list of my favorite places to eat, drink, and see in this fantastic lakeside city. (more…)
In this episode, Heather and I go through our list of top summer destinations around the globe. From surprising to serene, vibrant to verdant, and interesting to impactful, there’s a great destination for everyone.
It’s time to imagine some sun and water and plan that summer trip!
What are your favorite summer destinations? Or what are some places you want to go in the summer? Tweet us @ExtraPackofPeanuts!
As you may have heard from our recent Solo Travel Challenge posts, I spend 3 days in Chicago.
And I loved it!
Listener and superfan Kevin took the time to show me around the city and I ate as much as humanly possible. In the name of research of course!
Today Kevin joins me on the podcast to share his love and knowledge of the Chicago food scene, drink scene, and to express some thoughts on why Chicago is actually BETTER than New York City! And, of course, to present us with some fun facts!
Click here to download part 2 of our Destination Diary on Chicago and learn about the public transit in Chicago, how it’s the most bikeable city in the US, the sports scene, and the multitude of free things to do in the city!