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Benjamin Schaye

Ben Schaye is a born and bred Chicagoan and full-time traveler, writer, photographer, and filmmaker. Ben is loosely based in Thailand, and he strongly believes that meeting locals and hearing their stories is the absolute best way to travel.

10 best vegetarian and vegan places to eat at in Chicago

7 distilleries making great booze in Chicago

The 10 most fun things to do on the South Side of Chicago

The best coffee shops in Chicago right now

10 ways to make friends if you’re new to Chicago

The 12 best Chicago breweries to hide out in this winter

6 free or inexpensive things to do in Chicago this winter

Chicago’s 8 coziest bars for a winter drink

The 5 best outdoor activities for winter in Chicago

9 restaurants with the best views in Chicago

The do’s and don’ts for eating in Chicago

How to get around Chicago like a car-less local

7 perfect things to do on a fall afternoon in Chicago

The 9 coolest Airbnbs in Chicago

The 9 best venues for live music in Chicago

The 13 bars every visitor should check out in Chicago

The 8 best boutique hotels in Chicago

9 amazing things to do in Chicago that you won’t find in a guidebook

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