The Road Well Travelled

As you may have heard, I recently returned from a Chicago trip. As I’ve made known, I’m from the area…well, technically. But if I’m really to speak in my truth, I grew up in the outer suburbs in which an actual Chicagoan would shun me for claiming the city. However, this trip was an opportunity for┬áme to step out truly on my own and explore my home city, although, yes I have travelled alone, rode a plane, and have been abroad; THIS would be the first trip in which when I got off the plane I would not immediately be greeted by a familiar face or guided throughout my stay. For 5 days and 4 nights, I stayed in a room, before going on to visit family, that I booked via AirBnb (for the first time ever!) and had an itinerary for me to see as many museums, sites, and events as possible. Continue…