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Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present

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Nov 16, 2014 / 0 comments

Have you ever felt like you knew a place, only to learn something that peels back all your knowledge and gives you more? Such is the case with Chicago to me, with a new book by one of my favorite cultural travel writers, Rosalind Cummings-Yeates.

Postdoc: Doctoral Programme in History and Civilization, European University Institute

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Nov 09, 2014 / 0 comments

 

 

 

Postdoc: Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute

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Driving Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

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Nov 07, 2014 / 0 comments

2,400 kilometers of the most beautiful drive in the world – where are you? In Ireland, of course! Stretching from Donegal to Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way is a scenic drive like no other.

Context's Tours in the Public Interest: Wine and Archaeology in Ancient Rome

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Nov 02, 2014 / 0 comments

Context, organizer of critically acclaimed walking tours, will host a special event on wine and archaeology as part of its Tours in the Public Interest program, a special series of lectures, workshops, and private openings ranging from special access to archaeological sites in Rome to a hike along the Croton Aqueduct in NYC.

Chicago's Best Restaurants

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Oct 30, 2014 / 0 comments

We asked author Kate Silver for her favorite Chicago restaurants - here they are, excerpted from Frommer's EasyGuide to Chicago 2015:

 

Unravelling From the Inside

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Oct 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Have you ever held in your hands writing so precious, so compelling and informative and honest, that you actually feel the weight of truth? It's rare, it's treasured, and you feel honored to read it. Such is the case with a new zine called Unravelling From the Inside.

Battle for Jerezi

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Oct 18, 2014 / 0 comments

He's at it again. Author Talon Windwalker (I'm sure you've read his Rise of the Djall) has a new book out - the sequel (YAY!) to Rise of the Djall.

Chicago’s Best Getaway: Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel

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Oct 17, 2014 / 0 comments

Do you need a getaway? Time to recharge, reconnect, relax, and get inspired? Our family needed just that, and thanks to Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, achieved all of those life-affirming things.

Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Food

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Oct 17, 2014 / 0 comments

One of the pure joys of travel is the food. Yes, that's right - food is a window to culture. Think about it - from the night markets of Southeast Asia to the traditional recipes of, well, any culture, what people make and eat is a product of terroir, seasons, climate, history, and more.

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