How to Make the Most of Ice Skating at the Maggie Daley Ribbon

If you're in Chicago any time between November and March of any given year, the Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon is an iconic winter time activity everyone should partake in.

Fernweh Follies 2020 Countdown: #GOALS

My personal visions are 20/20-- and I've been waiting all year to make that pun.

How to Have a Merry Christmas in an Airport in 5 Easy Steps

I decided to turn this holiday egg into eggnog and made it the best experience I could.

Chicago Cocoa Quest: The Best Hot Chocolate in CHI Town

I've taken it upon myself to figure out which Chicago cocoa reigns supreme. And the winner is...

Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Photography

While I've written a lot, the cliche still rings true: a picture is worth a thousand words (I missed that count by thirty).

Chicago: Kopi Cafe

We were surrounded by an army of memories hidden away in trinkets any traveler might collect on an adventure to the Middle East, Africa, or Asia.

Chicago: American Writers Museum

Taking up the entire second floor of 180 N. Michigan, the American Writers Museum is sandwiched between floors of corporate offices, like a flower pressed inside of a book.

Chicago: Christkindlmarket

I don't want to sound like a Grinch, but I find it a sacred practice not to celebrate Christmas early and I planned on following this rule until the day I died. Then I moved to Chicago.

My CHI Views

This city is dirty, eclectic, and a bit eccentric. It's also breathtaking and thought-provoking.

Chicago Hauntings Bus Tour

I can't say that I truly believe in ghosts or demons, but I do believe in the people trying to find explanations for the unexplainable mysteries of life.