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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Adds to a Chicago Great Time

Guest post and photos courtesy of Jamie Rhein When my friend said, “I found a great hotel deal in Chicago,” it took me all of two seconds to agree to the road trip. Our one night stay at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel near the Magnificient Mile and Chicago’s downtown added a dose of festive to our pre-holiday …

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Best Things To See and Do in Chicago, IL – What a Trip!

Posted by Nancy D. Brown [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]  My favorite tips and locations for visitors to Chicago, Illinois. The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to Millennium Park, Museum …

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Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Conference in Chicago, Illinois

Posted by Nancy D. Brown Chicago photo by Nancy D. BrownI'm back from Chicago, Illinois after speaking about travel writing at BlogHer and attending the Travel Blog Exchange conference. TBEX '09 was organized by Debbie Dubrow, Kim Mance, Maren Hogan and a slew of behind the scenes volunteers and sponsors. Jessie Voights at Wandering Educators …

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Travel Writers Share Lost Luggage Tips

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]  With a heavy heart, I waited for the baggage claim carousel at O’Hare Airport to circle one last time. Surely my duffel bag would magically appear momentarily. Afterall, this was a …

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I’m Speaking on the Travel Panel at BlogHer in Chicago, IL

Posted by Nancy D. Brown I feel like the football player who won the Superbowl only I'm not going to Disneyland, I'm going to Chicago, Illinois to speak about Travel Blogging at the BlogHer conference! Our track is about passion and travel bloggers as boundary breakers. I'm not sure about breaking any boundaries, but I …

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Travel Bloggers on a Mission to Chicago

Posted by Nancy D. Brown It's the first day of the New Year, 2009, and I've already visited the Leonardo DaVinci exhibit in San Jose's Tech Museum, toured several cities and stopped by southern Spain for a brief update, all before getting out of bed. It's true what they say at BlogHer, "travel bloggers bring the world to us." I …

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