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Budapest

“With a unique youthful atmosphere, world-class classical music scene, a pulsating nightlife, and an exceptional offer of natural thermal baths, Budapest is one of Europe's most delightful and enjoyable cities.”

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Amman

“Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It forms a great base for exploring the Country. Anything can be found in Amman if one asks.”

Oaxaca

Mexico has a rich history of cultural transformations, breathtaking landscapes, unique music, dance traditions and food. Mexico, one of the richest countries in term of biological diversity, spreads across 1.92 million square km harbouring a wealth of ecosystems and species. A variety of unequaled ecosystems such as rainforest, volcanoes, reefs, caves, mountains, deserts can be found scattered across the country.

Paris

“Dubbed the City of Light and Capital of Fashion, this city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with about 14 million tourists annually.”

New York

“From the dazzling signs of Times of Square to the vivid beauty of Central Park, from the Statue of Liberty by the harbour to the towering Empire State Building over Manhattan’s iconic skyline. The city’s neighbourhoods and streets are so symbolic they have become deep-rooted into American consciousness”

Mumbai

“Mumbai is the result of seven islands on the Konkan coastline that joined over time. The city’s eclectic nature is symbolized with the presence of the globally influential Bollywood film industry. Mumbai is truly an Indian cosmopolitan city with a sense of busyness that never sleeps. ”

Shanghai

“Shanghai portrays a unique blend of old history and futurism; with its skyline and immense architectural landmarks lining the Bund to the rickety charm of the Old Town and the leafy backstreets of the former French Concession. Its truly a city that just begs for gastronomic wandering.”

Copenhagen

“Copenhagen positions itself as the geographical link between the Nordics and Western Europe. Its also a place where old fairy tales converge with elegant modern architecture and best in class design; where melodic jazz mixes with the crisp electronica music from one of Copenhagen’s basements, truly a symphony!”

Vienna

“Vienna is famous for its exquisite standards, supported by the calm yet elegant lifestyle. Its rich musical history makes the city quite a pilgrimage point for classical music worshippers; It is truly Austria’s artistic, cultural, economic and political center in every sense.”

Barcelona

“Barcelona is a large historic port located on the northeastern Spain by the Mediterranean. Its many faces; the medieval Old Town, unique street and urban planning, sandy beaches, green parks and prominent buildings designed by famous architect make Barcelona a symbol of modern serenity to many.”

Istanbul

“Istanbul is a historical city that confidently maintains its borders between Europe and Asia for millennia and as a result, you witness a medieval metropolis and the Modern Middle East. A second Rome; a city where you must most definitely roam and experience the cultural excitement that lie around each corner.”

Madrid

“Madrid is Spain’s largest and capital city known for its joyous culture and important architectural heritage. The cityscape is embezzled with grand avenues, plazas, monuments and well recognised art galleries. Nor does this city disappoint in gastronomy with fresh offerings right around every corner and a festive nightlife lasting till dawn.”

Lisbon

“The paradise city in the westernmost parts of Europe showcasing its old-time charm and allowing one to free their mind alongside the calm waters of the beaches while dining on fresh coastal cuisine. Lisbon is a potpourri of culture, history and strong Portuguese heritage. ”

Amsterdam

“Amsterdam is a city filled with lovely canals, impressive architecture and more than a thousand bridges. There is something for every traveler’s taste, from culture and history, partying or just to take a vacation with the chart of an old European city. Maybe that’s a reason why its colloquially known as the Venice of the North.”

Dubai

“Dubai is the commercial hub of Middle East which attracted the world’s attention through innovative construction projects and sport events. The city is symbolized by its skyscrapers and in addition to ambitious development projects, it also boasts some of the world’s largest and extraordinary shopping malls.”

Prague

“The city’s historic buildings and winding streets are a testament to its centuries-old role as the capital of Bohemia. This atmosphere is combined with a certain quirkiness that embraces the entire city; from the castle to the river, Prague is truly a city of medieval charm.”

San Francisco

“San Francisco provides an abundance of treasures for its travelers, from the windswept and foggy bay to its meandering hills positioned by Victorian homes that command spectacular scenery over the city. SF varies wildly from the Chinatown to the hipster vibe of the Castro and the gleaming skyscrapers built along the city’s Silicon Valley.”

Chicago

“Chicago is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. With a wealth of iconic sights and neighborhoods to explore, there’s enough to fill a visit of days, weeks, or even months without ever seeing the end.”

London

“Vibrant, multicultural and full of life, London remains the most visited international capital for culture, fashion, music, and finance since the 18th century due to its centricity for global trade.”

Berlin

“Capital city famous for its multi-culture, vibrant nightlife, plenty cafés, street art, historic museums and places of cultural interest. Berlin’s heritage is contributed by a series of tumultuous events resulting in its many distinctive neighbourhoods, each offering its unique charm.”

Places to See

Pilsen

Neighborhoods
a historically Mexican neighborhood with a variety of food options, murals, shops and museums

Hyde Park

Neighborhoods
the home of University of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Obama’s house, Renaissance Society, Promontory Point

Lincoln Park

Neighborhoods
a residential neighborhood featuring a free Zoo, the famous Lincoln Park and Chicago’s “beach”

Wicker Park & Logan Square

Neighborhoods
dubbed for it’s artistic influences and experimental restaurants, independent boutiques, coffee shops & bars

Wrigleyville

Neighborhoods
a neighborhood built around its baseball stadium featuring many sports bars

West Loop

Neighborhoods
known for restaurants, brunch, bars, coffee shops, murals

River North

Neighborhoods
great for fine dining, mainstream clubs, bars & lounges

Museum of Science and Industry

Sprawling, hands-on museum full of informative, child-friendly scientific & industrial exhibits.

Field Museum

State-of-the-art museum of science & invention, with the world's largest Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago

Downtown museum showcasing post-World War II paintings, sculptures, photos, videos & performances.

Wicker Park

Great for an evening stroll, jog or bike ride

The 606

A 2.7-mile elevated pedestrian path that connects Logan Square, Humboldt Park

North Avenue “Beach”

stunning skyline views in front of the beach; in the summertime, watch fireworks on Wednesday at 9:30pm and Saturday at 10:15pm.

The Art Institute of Chicago

Renowned art museum holding nearly 300,000 works from all over the world, spanning many centuries.

Skydeck Chicago on Willis Tower

photo opportunities of the skyline on a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor

Chicago Architecture Tou

Awarded as one of the most popular tours in America, the tour is a must-do for those interested in the history of Chicago and how the city unfolded

Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (“The Bean”)

A walk way through the city for skyline and waterfront view

Millennium Park & Cloud Gate (“The Bean”)

A public park located in the center of the city hosting outdoor moving screenings and festivals in the summer, and ice skating in the winter

Places to Eat

Ming Hin Chinatown location ($$)

affordable and authentic dim sum experience.

Qing Xiang Yuan Dumplings ($$

housemade dumplings with various choices for fillings.

Chicken Farm and Shop ($$)

just WOW, the chicken biscuit and potatoes are a must try.

90 Miles Cuban Cafe ($$

Great Cuban food with nice outdoor seatings.

Serai ($-$$)

Authentic Malaysian/Singaporean restaurant.

Roister (brunch $$; dinner $$$$)

amazing brunch alert; the BEST chicken and waffles I’ve ever had.

Duck Duck Goat ($$-$$$)

Chinese fusion small plates; same chef as above; truly 10/10 creative and delicious.

Girl & The Goat ($$$)

small plates with adventurous ingredients, family style, 2-3 months prior reservations recommended.

Au Cheval ($$)

the best burger in town” infamous for 2-5 hour waits; no reservations; Small Cheval ($) is a similar chain that offers the casual version of Au Cheval

Lou Malnati’s Pizza ($$)

Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza can be found in this local favorite; be wary of long lines and expect at least a 40 minute wait

Places to Drink

The Office

The space is small and intimate and the service is grea

Booze Box

Artful Japanese small plates & clever cocktails served in chill, modern digs with an open kitchen.

Blind Barber

A funky, shave-&-a-haircut shop opens to a '70s-themed bar with cocktails & grilled cheese.

The Library

Spectacular views and a stately ambiance

The Violet Hour

Creative cocktails & small bites define this sophisticated, stylish bar.

The Up Room

Intimate 13th-floor lounge atop the art deco Robey hotel with chic cocktails & sweeping views.

Cerise

Hip hotel venue offering rooftop drinking & dancing with spectacular city views until late.

Raised

Hip indoor/outdoor hotel lounge featuring craft cocktails, small plates & a deck with skyline views.

LondonHouse Chicago

Cindy’s

Hip, stylish rooftop bar/eatery at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel with choice seasonal fare.

Places to Network

Places to Shop

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