Illinois

Chevrolet Museum Hall of Fame Museum : Decatur Illinois

Chevrolet Museum Hall of Fame Museum : Decatur Illinois

As I was making my way west from Urbana-Champaign towards a visit into the past in Topeka Kansas, I decided…

4 years ago
Matthiessen State Park Hiking Trail : Illinois

Matthiessen State Park Hiking Trail : Illinois

Illinois is very flat, and it gets the somewhat deserved reputation of being a bit dull, especially in comparison to…

4 years ago
Japan House @UIUC : Champaign Illinois

Japan House @UIUC : Champaign Illinois

Champaign, Illinois. A little town a bit off the main tourist areas, 3 hours down from Chicago, 2.5 hours from…

4 years ago
Visions of UIUC : Farewell to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Visions of UIUC : Farewell to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

What a year. In a stark contrast to my previous life at Hong Kong, the year at Urbana-Champaign proved challenging…

4 years ago

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum : Springfield Illinois

Illinois is very proud of its affiliation with Abraham Lincoln and the capital city of Springfield offers many attractions related…

4 years ago
Lincoln Home National Historic Site : Springfield Illinois

Lincoln Home National Historic Site : Springfield Illinois

Illinois, unfortunately, is not a major tourist destination with the obvious exception of the city of Chicago. It's rather flat…

4 years ago
Illinois Old State Capitol : Springfield

Illinois Old State Capitol : Springfield

To get away from my middle of nowhere Champaign over in the often (somewhat justly) overlooked mid-west, I made my…

5 years ago
Illinois Amish Country : Arthur Arcola

Illinois Amish Country : Arthur Arcola

Less than an hour away from Champaign Illinois is the little town of Arthur, with a vibrant community of Amish.…

5 years ago

Robert Allerton Park : UIUC – Illinois

Moving to live in Urbana-Champaign I had very little expectations regarding things to see in the area. The reputation of…

5 years ago
China Town : Chicago

China Town : Chicago

Since having moved to Hong Kong I can't help myself but visit the China towns in places I visit across…

6 years ago
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