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The Best Ryder Cup CoursesWith the Ryder Cup returning to golf’s spiritual home in Scotland for this year’s tournament at Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, it’s only fitting to look back at some of the other memorable courses that have played host to one of the biggest tournaments in the history of the sport. Here we remember some of the best Ryder Cup courses.

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A brief History of Chicago Architecture

As the birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago is recognised around the world for its architecture. And though the buildings here aren’t known for their age, thanks to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, they are known for their inventive designs. Here's a brief history of Chicago architecture for any design aficionado looking to explore the city. 

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The Ultimate Chicago Blues Guide

by Chantelle July - last edited July

The Ultimate Chicago Blues GuideIt may not be the original birthplace of the blues, but Chicago is certainly a city where the blues has thrived and flourished. Home to some of the genre’s best-known and loved musicians, it has long been considered the heartland of the “west side” sound. Find out where to go and what to see in our ultimate Chicago blues guide.

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Between Meetings: 10 Things to Do in ChicagoTravelling to Chicago for business? There are a few things you should know if you’ve got an hour or two between meetings to spend exploring this Midwestern locale. You only need an hour to discover some of the city’s best sights – don’t miss these 10 things to do in Chicago.

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The Great River RoadFrom dusty folk songs to traditional fables, the Mississippi River has a storied place in the American national consciousness. Named after the Ojibwe tribe’s word for ‘Great River,’ its churning waters stretch for over 3,700 miles, from Lake Itasca in Minnesota all the way down through Louisiana and into the Gulf of Mexico. 

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Deep Dish | Chicago Style PizzaLove it or hate it: you can’t deny that Chicago-style pizza is one talked-about dish. While legions of East Coast naysayers will scoff at anything deep dish in favour of their wafer-thin crusts, Chicagoans are justifiably proud of their famous pies. Here are some of the best places to sample Chicago-style deep-dish in the Windy City.

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