Allison

Local Expert
Previously lived in:

Washington DC, Chicago

About me:

What brought me to Like a Local my desire to travel and learn about cultures. I studied abroad in Denmark for a year during college and was able to visit 10 other countries. As an American I started to see how different cultures can really evolve or stay very homogeneous.

I grew up in Newport RI which is one of America's old dense colonial seaports. Now I live in Chicago, IL and have also lived in Ithaca, NY and Washington, DC. Maybe one day I will really settle down but I think I am moving to Boston next... Read more

My passions are:

  • Arts
  • Sailing
  • Eating
  • Friends

In my city I have great tips for:

  • Cafés & coffee shops
  • Bars & nightlife

I love my city because: It has history and is has an international feel

My idea of a great trip is: Really sinking into a community and trying new things

I have travelled to: Copenhagen, Berlin, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Belfast, Paris, Barcelona, Prague, Stockholm, Malmo, Lund, Antigua, Costa Rica, Cabo San Lucas, Greece (Hydra Island)

Foodie Explorer Sports Addict Bar Crawler Local Expert Popularity (silver) Super Saver Shopping Star Account Created Home City Added Liked a Place
  • Member since Jun 2015
Latest Activity
  1. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Skylark in Chicago
  2. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Hopleaf Bar in Chicago
  3. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Town Hall Pub in Chicago
  4. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Drumbar in Chicago
  5. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Danny's Tavern in Chicago
  6. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Masada in Chicago
  7. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Slippery Slope in Chicago
  8. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Gaslight Coffee Roasters in Chicago
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  1. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Skylark in Chicago

    Skylark

    by Allison
  2. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Hopleaf Bar in Chicago

    Hopleaf Bar

    by Allison
  3. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Town Hall Pub in Chicago

    Town Hall Pub

    by Allison
  4. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Drumbar in Chicago

    Drumbar

    by Allison
  5. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Danny's Tavern in Chicago

    Danny's Tavern

    by Allison
  6. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Masada in Chicago

    Masada

    by Allison
  7. 3 years, 9 months ago Wrote a tip: Slippery Slope in Chicago

    Slippery Slope

    by Allison