(Surprisingly) Blown away by the Windy City

(Surprisingly) Blown away by the Windy City

As a travel addict based in Toronto, I am permanently planning escapes to countries that offer wildly different landscape, tantalizing cuisine, a foreign language and exotic culture.Β  Admittedly, I never thought I could find all of that and more during a weekend getaway to Chicago; as it turns out, I was wrong.

Known as the Windy City, or the Second City, having been rebuilt following a fire that brought the city to the ground in 1871, Chicago proved the perfect place to unwind for a weekend of relaxation coupled with a little bit of discovery. My husband and I landed on Friday night and checked into the SwissΓ΄tel downtown. We had flown with Porter airlines from Toronto and had enjoyed a glass or two of wine to kick start the weekend (coupled with an incredible view of the Toronto skyline) into the just the right gear.

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