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My 15 Favorite Things to Do & See in Chicago

My 15 Favorite Things to Do & See in Chicago

It's my first time in Chicago. In a week I'll be starting a new job and even though I didn't know that when I started planning several months ago, the timing is now kind of perfect. Traveling 'in between jobs' always gives me that extra sense of freedom where I don't...

My 15 Favorite Things to Do & See in Chicago

It's my first time in Chicago. In a week I'll be starting a new job and even though I didn't know that when I started planning several months ago, the timing is now kind of perfect. Traveling 'in between jobs' always gives me that extra sense of freedom where I don't have to worry about deadlines or work stuff waiting for me when I get home. Many people asked me 'Why Chicago?' It's interesting how some destinations never get that question and others do. Not that I have a well-thought-out answer. I just really like American cities. So far I have only visited cities on the east and west coast and based on what others have told me, Chicago sounds like a city I...

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The Monocle Guide to Better Living

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

What would you define as a 'good life'? And then an even harder question: how can you make it better? The title of the first Monocle book The Monocle Guide to Better Living may sound a bit presumptuous, but its content certainly isn't. I would consider my life to be...

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