Monthly Archives: August 2013

Crowne Plaza: Beijing Airport

If you need to stay near Beijing’s Airport, the Crowne Plaza is a good choice. It’s not as expensive as the Hyatt and offers a free shuttle outside gate 5, which leaves ever 30 minutes. I checked out the Ibis … Continue reading

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North Loop Architecture Tour

Yesterday I took a Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) tour of the North Loop, home to several landmark buildings. Like the other CAF tour I went on the docent was knowledgeable, approachable and welcomed questions. Here’s a few of the many … Continue reading

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Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity

Yesterday I went to the Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibit “Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity.” C’est magnifique! By pairing the fashion of the day with French paintings by Impressionists and others from the late 19th century. So in addition to an … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will be announced. 2. … Continue reading

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