CHICAGO CHEF WEEK 2014 | March 16-21

Chicago Chef WeekLow(er) key alternative to Restaurant Week with the same bargains (check the menus for price comparison). Nico Osteria is on my list!

You can also win free dinner for a year: “2 lucky guests will be chosen at random to win 52 $50 gift cards from participating restaurants.”

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CHICAGO CHEF WEEK 2014 | March 16-21.

Day Tripping to Taboga Island – Panama

Taboga IslandA 45-minute boat ride from Panama City takes you to the relaxing Isla Taboga where the main mode of transport is your feet or golf cart. Isla Taboga is a great day trip option from the city and offers beach, hiking and boat tours. We took the first Calypso Ferry at 7am on a Sunday leaving from the Amador Causeway.

Note: Weekends is when a crowd goes to Isla Taboga so if you want fewer people try a  weekday.

Isla Taboga Beach

The boat ride is peaceful and you can see Continue reading