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Kelly Russell

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Born in London, Kelly Russell moved to the suburbs of Chicago when she was eight years old. After her first visit to the city with her parents, she quickly became fascinated with the Windy City. She almost had her dream of moving to the city crushed at age twenty-two when she was mugged at gunpoint in the suburbs.

Never the one to be discouraged, Kelly graduated from Aurora University, and fulfilled her lifelong dream of moving into the city. Working on overcoming her fears, Kelly began to explore and uncover Chicago’s hidden gems, the city culture, best restaurants, coffee shops, and trendy bars.

Kelly decided to start her blog, girlsguidechicago.com and she became one of Chicago's foremost experts writing guides on everything for girl's to
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Kelly Russell Whenever I have writer's block, I will either enjoy a long work with my dog, I love getting fresh air and just walking around as I let my mind wander,…moreWhenever I have writer's block, I will either enjoy a long work with my dog, I love getting fresh air and just walking around as I let my mind wander, or I will start reading my latest downloaded book on my kindle to get some inspiration. (less)
Kelly Russell On my blog, I love sharing my guides with all my experiences of everything great about living in Chicago. I really enjoy when my readers can experienc…moreOn my blog, I love sharing my guides with all my experiences of everything great about living in Chicago. I really enjoy when my readers can experience so many of the wonderful things about living in the big city.

As a first time author, I love that I'm finally sharing my story about living in the city with all of you. I think it will help young girls feel confident about following their dreams of moving to a new place.(less)
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The Most Unique and Luxury Experiences You Can Have in Chicago

The Most Unique Experiences You Can Experience in Chicago

Just when I thought I had experienced so much of what Chicago has to offer, I realized how wrong I was when the other day I started researching the most unique experiences in Chicago. So, of course, I couldn’t resist putting together a guide of the absolute best unique experiences I could find in Chicago. Some of these experiences are really affordable and some, not so much, however, I think you w

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Read this book in two days, I just couldn’t wait to see what happened! I usually can guess what will happen with suspense novels but not this one. Highly recommend!
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