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Wreck Diving in Lake MichiganShipwrecks are more than just the province of the Caribbean (and not all of them involve pirates). Chicago may not seem like a must-visit for scuba divers, but you don’t need coral and tropical fish for an impressive underwater foray. In fact, it’s an open secret in the diving world that the Great Lakes are prime turf surf for underwater adventures. Here are some of the best places to try wreck diving in Lake Michigan.

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To celebrate the return of our seasonal route to Chicago, we challenged professional Chicago-based snapper Clayton Hauck to photograph the city using nothing but Google Glass.

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10 of the Best Luxury Hotel Suites in the US

by ClaireBullen a month ago - last edited a month ago

10 of the Best Luxury Hotel Suites in the USHundreds of square metres of space. Round-the-clock butler service. Private terraces. Jaw-dropping views. At the top luxury hotel suites in the US, these aren’t even the highlights. Of course, these are certainly wallet-opening stays, but for those after a bit of high-rolling, it’s hard to envision a more opulent way to travel.

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Virgin Hotel Opens in ChicagoAfter much anticipation, the world’s first Virgin Hotel opened earlier this month in Chicago. And in true Richard Branson-style, the hotel is living up to the brand’s reputation for innovation.

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A Neighbourhood Guide to The West LoopChicago's old industrial district is now one of the city's hippest. Not that long ago, the West Loop was a cultural desert, but a recent influx of notable restaurants, bars, and even a trendy hotel have made the neighbourhood a destination in itself.

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The History of House Music in Chicago

When most people think of Chicago innovations, deep dish and skyscrapers come to mind. But what most people dont realise is that the city was also the incubator for a new dance music style back in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Here is our essential guide to house music in Chicago.

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