Illinois

Chicago: My Kind Of Town

Eighteen hours after departing Washington, DC, Amtrak’s Capitol Limited pulled into Chicago’s Union Station. The 36 passengers, all riders on the Passport Express, were eager and excited to disembark and explore. With much of...

Passion Passport Road Trip: Westward in Illinois

Living in a big city has lots of advantages: different neighborhoods to explore; lots of cuisine to experiment with; shopping and art and museums and culture. But living in a big city can often...

City Perspectives: Steven Sampang’s Chicago (Part II)

Steven Sampang (@esteeveeen) continues to show us his unique perspective of his home city of Chicago, this time through his Instagram series, #thennagain. Steven has become known for documenting locations and landscapes as they change...

City Perspectives: Steven Sampang’s Chicago (Part I)

Steven Sampang 's (@esteeveeen) City Perspectives series focuses on his unique experiences in his home city of Chicago. Be sure to check back on Friday, November 7th for Part II of this series. How long have...
Galena Illinois Passion Passport Team

Passion Passport Road Trip to Galena, Illinois

Just a three-hour drive from the bustle of Chicago is quaint little town, nestled between corn fields, with a down-to-earth vibe. Galena, voted as one of the top 10 small towns in the United...

City Spotlight: Chicago! (Using Roadless)

Anjali Pinto is a professional photographer based in Chicago, IL. She has compiled a list of some of her favorite places to take out-of-towners so that they feel like a local when they leave.  Anjali used Roadless,...