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A Long Weekend in New York

We enjoyed one helluva weekend in NYC, including eating, drinking, socializing, a little culture and even a trip to the theater. Here’s a comprehensive, linear itinerary of our exploits.

The Hopleaf Bar is Brussels in Chicago

We studied abroad in London in 2003. From United Kingdom, we made many weekend getaways to other Western European countries. We took our first such trip to Brussels, Belgium. Honestly, we didn’t expect much. We had a free weekend and said, “Hey, Brussels is close.” And, it was close; it was also awesome. Travel is […]