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The best hot dogs in Chicago

by Giverny June - last edited September

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We've delved deep into the man-eat-hot dog world of artisanal sausages and perfect buns to serve you up a delicious helping of suggestions about where to find the best hot dogs in Chicago.


Wreck diving in Lake Michigan

by ClaireBullen April 2015 - last edited September

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.


Chicago Through the Eyes of Google Glass

by Virgin-Atlantic April 2015 - last edited October by Community Manager


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.


10 of the Best Luxury Hotel Suites in the US

by ClaireBullen March 2015 - last edited September

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.


The World’s First Virgin Hotel Opens in Chicago

by LizBehler February 2015 - last edited October

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.


Chicago: A Neighbourhood Guide to The West Loop

by LizBehler December 2014 - last edited October

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.