Tag Archives: Chicago

Top 10 places in the U.S. where I would like to live

I have lived in quite a few places around the United States. I have visited tons more, and experienced immense friendliness, such warm welcome, and seen acceptance I had never seen anywhere else. These are my top 10 places in the … Continue reading

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Chicago in the fall

After an intolerably long wait, I finally got my hands on the new iPhone 6 Plus. And what’s a better way of testing it out than taking a walk in Chicago, snapping photos of some of the famous and not so famous sites. … Continue reading

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Al Capone’s first Chicago home—a historical landmark, or at least it should be

In the deep south side of Chicago lay a red brick house that today is used as a two-flat home. It’s in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, just between the I-90 and the I-94, about 11 miles south from the … Continue reading

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The celebrities of Mount Carmel Cemetery

About 20 miles west of Chicago, in Hillside, IL, lies a huge plot of land. It’s Mount Carmel Cemetery and it’s the final resting place of many famous characters whom most of us know from history and through numerous books, … Continue reading

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The Chicago streetcar—a piece of history

When the communists of the Chicago municipality started digging up my main street to work on its streetscape—that means, building pedestrian islands in the middle of the road every few hundred feet and in the process changing a four-lane street … Continue reading

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The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Here’s a short video of the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15, 2014.

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Chicago, baby!

I’m finally here! I’m in the United States, the country I’ve dreamed of since I was a little boy. I’m in Chicago, a lovely midwestern city with friendly people, a city I’m fortunate enough to call home. Oh yeah, I’m … Continue reading

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Moving to America

Ever since I was a little boy, probably ever since I saw my first episode of MacGyver or some other popular American TV-show, I’ve had a dream of one day living in the United States. I’ve always been fascinated with … Continue reading

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My kind of town, Chicago is / My kind of people, too / People who smile at you

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