With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?
With earlier check-in times due to increased security measures, passengers have become a captive audience at airports worldwide. While the downside is longer waits, the upside is the push by many airport authorities to make the experience more pleasurable. The installation of public art in airports – architectural builds, sculptures, water features, moving walkways, murals, mosaics, lighting […]
CEO Michael Gazalah of Manhattan-based City Running Tours explains why exploring a city with the locals makes all the difference. Magellan: City Running Tours is based in New York but offers personalized running tours in cities across the U.S. and in Toronto, Canada. Would you talk about where your big idea came from? About how you got started? […]
The introduction of Prohibition in 1922 – and the active engagement of the local mafia – put Chicago at the center of the popular imagination around the highly-profitable illegal liquor trade. It also wiped out the local distilling industry. Finally, 75 years after the repeal of Prohibition, that began to change. With growing consumer interest in […]
Why leave your dog at home when they can travel with you in luxury? Here are six Chicago hotels that treat your canine companion as a member of the family. Thompson Chicago Fees: No charge; charges only apply if there are damages Restrictions: 50 lbs. or less Waiver: Yes Amenities: “Very Important Pups” amenity upgrade includes: […]
No visit to Chicago is complete without a visit to the incredible Magnificent Mile (or Mag Mile for short). One of the world’s great avenues, Mag Mile is a 13-block segment of North Michigan Ave. that runs from Oak Street to the Chicago River. And when you hit Mag Mile, there’s no shortage of things […]
Chicago is one of North America’s great architectural cities – it was in the Windy City that the skyscraper as we know it came to exist (think the Willis Tower, the John Hancock Center, etc.). Cruise down the Chicago River and see the city’s incredible tall buildings up close – it’s breathtaking. It’s no great […]
Chicago’s gorgeous in the summer — especially when music is wafting across Grant Park and towards downtown. That’ll be the case from July 31 to August 2 as Lollapalooza returns. For 10 years, the formerly traveling music fest has set up camp in Grant Park, letting the world’s most innovative artists and most knowledgeable music […]