Posts tagged "Travel"

"Tiffin at The Langham"

Having afternoon tea is one of my favorite things to do.  I absolutely love the elegance of it.  Something about it makes me feel like a lady. I had my first afternoon tea experience in London many years ago at the Sheraton Knightsbridge.  I was there with a friend and my mother.  I became, I was... Read more »

Cigar Lounges and Chicago Go Hand in Hand

I am not and never have been a smoker. I really don’t like the smell of cigarette smoke; however, sometimes seeing a group of guys smoking a fine, expensive cigar is quite appealing.  I can’t imagine a mancation, and there not be a cigar and a good drink involved. There are great cigar bars,  all... Read more »

Bonnie's Eye On - Market FIT Chicago Restaurant

Hi Everyone, Those of you who listen to The Traveling Eye on HUR Voices, Sirius XM Channel 141 and/or The Talk of Chicago 1690 WVON, are familiar with my BONNIE’S EYE ON segment.  This is where I will give my take on experiences, places, and things. This past weekend, after seeing the latest Star Trek... Read more »

Enjoy a Very Small "Taste" of Chicago This Weekend.

Hi Everyone! Something that has never been done before is happening this weekend in Chicago.  One of the largest outdoor food festivals, Taste of Chicago, has been changed from a 10 day event that ran over the 4th of July weekend to a 5 day event that will begin on July 11th and end on... Read more »

American Airlines Cutting Flights

American Airlines has announced that it will be cutting some its flights and routes and some of them will be to/from Chicago O’Hare. The seat reduction for the period of December 2011 – February 2012 will be on 44 routes and 11 of those routes are via Chicago. This is good news for United Airlines... Read more »

A Christmas Gift List for the Traveler

As a traveler I like to get gifts that are functional, keep me organized and fit my personality. I know what you’re thinking….This is the season for giving. I do that too but since I’m a traveler and I often receive gifts that I can’t use, I’m just putting it out there. So even if... Read more »


These boots are made for walking, the streets of Italy that is. I was concerned with my recent trip to Italy because I knew that cities in Italy are walking cities. While I normally love walking a city, my concern was that this summer I broke my big toe and have been slowly making my... Read more »

Does Traveling make you a better person?

Well, according to some research and surveys the answer is yes. Here’s what was found. As adults our sense of time is compressed and therefore times seems to go by quickly. Remember when you were a child and time just seemed to meander? This is all based on our sense of time. It has been... Read more »