The US city where in-the-flesh musical legends can still be enjoyed.
Big American hubs are almost universally hellish, so it's a relief to stumble across one that is actually pretty good.
The beer soak, as it is called at Piva Beer Spa, is a transcendental moment in a day of beer-fueled relaxation.
The ship's transparent roof shows off panoramic views of one of the most architecturally-famed skylines in the world.
Thick and gooey deep-dish pizza is proudly all-American and hard to avoid in its hometown of Chicago.
Gold-standard accommodation and superior service on the Magnificent Mile.
The haunts of Al Capone, jazz musicians and a homeless billy goat are traversed on a walking tour of Chicago's most colourful bars.