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Moving to the Big City: Chicago Edition!

Hello everybody! Chicago Semester is now underway, and the previous week and a half have been packed filled with enjoyable! Listed below are just some of the highlights from my time right here to this point:


I began my journey to town from Kentucky with my superb household. We spent our first night time in Chicago on the Waldorf Astoria Lodge and ate on the well-known Gibsons Steakhouse.


On day two, after getting settled in, we explored Eataly in downtown Chicago which is a two-story constructing that has completely different Italian micro eating places in addition to recent produce and meats that may be bought. I’ve been to Eataly fairly a number of occasions, however it’s a unbelievable place to go as a result of you’ll be able to attempt one thing new each time you go! That night time, we ate at a more recent restaurant in a city exterior town (Barrington) referred to as Scratch. 


On my household’s final day right here, we ate at Chicago Prime Italian in Schaumburg. I extremely suggest each place we ate at, whether or not you’re a foody or not – every place has one thing for everybody! That day, I spent my first night time within the house with my superb roommates – Emily and Allison. We selected to dwell as a trio and are in love with our new little dwelling! After a couple of week, we’re nonetheless engaged on making this place good, however it is going to get there quickly! With so many Chicago Semester college students residing in the identical constructing, we ended up have a number of nights of strolling excursions by the constructing to see how others had remodeled their little locations into their properties for the subsequent few months.


Lastly, I had orientation to the Chicago Semester program and for my nursing internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital! Among the highlights of this system orientation have been getting to fulfill the Chicago Semester employees, attending to know different college students, consuming at enjoyable new eating places (together with well-known Chicago deep-dish pizza and new experiences like Indian meals), and studying use the completely different strategies of transportation across the metropolis (just like the L and buses). 


For my internship, though the orientation was brief, it made me so excited to get began and study! I shall be working at Northwestern together with lots of the opposite Hope Nursing college students.

We bought to journey as a little bit group after orientation to get our badges and on the best way again we made a cease on the superb Starbucks Reserve Roastery – the biggest espresso store on the earth! This cease is a should if you’re a espresso or tea drinker! 


A couple of of us on the finish of the week snuck off to see a Blackhawks recreation as nicely which was actually cool – the Hawks received! 

So yeah! A lot of enjoyable and adventures to start out this semester off. I’m actually trying ahead to the approaching weeks and what they may convey. See y’all subsequent week!!

For now, I’ll go away you with my favourite espresso from this week:

La Colombe Espresso Roasters!


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