German in Chicago

5 things to know before moving to Chicago

5 things to know before moving to Chicago

Almost one year ago we packed our stuff and moved to Chicago. It’s unbelievable how quickly time goes by when you have fun.

There are a lot of stereotypes about Chicago. Many of them are true and some of them are totally exaggerated. In the following, I tell you 5 things you should know when thinking about moving to Chicago.

10 cold facts about the Chicago winter

10 cold facts about the Chicago winter

Curious what -30 degree feels like? Come to Chicago, and I will show you. Here are some facts about the Chicago winter.

Fall in Chicago: Where to go & What to do

Fall in Chicago: Where to go & What to do

Everyone is thinking about the great summer weather and the brutal winters in Chicago. However, there is a very short but sweat season in between! At the moment, we are lucky enough to experience this excellent autumn weather in Chicago which made me think of my favorite places this season. Are you planning a short trip to Chicago? Or do you live in Chicago and just need a kick in the *** to start exploring? Check out my autumn highlights in the city.

My Favorite Things to do in Chicago

My Favorite Things to do in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most exciting towns in the United States – and that is not just my opinion 🙂 Often I get asked about my favorite things to do, my favorite restaurants, bars and places to visit. As I am a fan of free travel guides to downloads I put all my highlights on a one-pager which you can download here. If you are more a person who wants to be convinced with pictures keep on reading. Enjoy the beauty of Chicago and send me a message when you are visiting!

Daytrips / Weekend Trips from Chicago

Daytrips / Weekend Trips from Chicago

Want to escape the city for a short break? I reveal my TOP 7 places to go when you are in need of some nature, fresh air, small-town charm or art.

DISCOVER LOGAN SQUARE

DISCOVER LOGAN SQUARE

Easy to reach with the blue line, the Logan Square neighborhood is home to a diverse population including Latinos, Poles, and African-Americans. While housing prices in nearby Wicker Park are rising more and more artists moved to Logan Square shaping it to an increasingly hip area.

My personal “Feels-like-home” spots in Chicago

My personal “Feels-like-home” spots in Chicago

I am a huge fan of diving into a new culture and exploring new tastes, customs and ways how to do things. However, from time to time I enjoy feeling at home at a foreign place to feel energized again. In this blog post I will show you my Chicago gems for European spirit.

10 first impressions of a German woman living in Chicago

10 first impressions of a German woman living in Chicago

After setting foot in the US to live here for the next few years I took the time to write down my first impressions of the city itself and also some American customs that attracted my attention. As a result, I am now showing you my top 10 of remarkable things about the US and Chicago.