From New York to LA, from Chicago to Seattle, the US is not short of incredible cities. I started visiting this part of the world where I was still living in London. At first was NYC, multiple times. When I started working for Expedia Group, whose headquarter is in Seattle, I started traveling for work to the emerald city and, every time on my way back I was stopping in a new, different city. Since I now live in Chicago, I planned to visit more and more mid-size American cities. The 2020 pandemic didn’t help in that sense and for over 1 year I didn’t leave Illinois or even the Chicago borders. Now that it is over, the plan is to spend some long weekend in more and more US cities and towns.
Preamble: One night in February I drank a tad too much
– I’ve ended up buying a random number of music gigs tickets
– Woke up the day after to realize one of those gigs was in Detroit. Fast forward: guess I am going to Detroit.
Mountains, live music, one of my favorite band and a bucket list venue I’ve been dreaming to go since someone told me about it last year.
I moved to Chicago on March 1st, 2019, catching the last glimpse of what was famously dubbed the “Polar Vortex.” My London friends would stare at those spectacular pictures emerging from the Midwest, giggling while…