Mr. Bali Hai tiki at Bali Hai Restaurant, Shelter Island

Aloha from San Diego!

Yep, some really cool Hawaiian and South Seas influences, architecture and tikis (my favorite!) can be found throughout San Diego, particularly Shelter Island on San Diego Bay, Point Loma, Mission Valley and Mission Bay.…

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A talkative parrot named Cornell at Catamaran Resort

Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, Mission Bay Park is the largest park of its kind in the world, spread out over 4,200 sparkling acres. Something you may not know about this aquatic playground is that there are some really cool and surprising animal encounters along its 27 miles of beaches.…

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Windansea Beach in La Jolla

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to San Diego for an amazing weekend of sunshine, fun times and these top things to do:

Winkie Con – Wizard of Oz on Coronado

Whether you fell in love with The Wizard of Oz because of the books or the movie, the characters or the music, whether you first experienced Oz-mania as a small child or became a fan later in life through Wicked – Coronado has something for everyone.…

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If you want the laid back surf life vibe, head to North County. If you want to feel a little more heat, go to East County. If you want a European-like seaside scene, hit La Jolla.…

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Bluefoot Bar and Lounge is the neighborhood hangout on the corner of 30th and Upas in North Park San Diego.

I’m lucky enough to live walking distance from a culinary corner in San Diego’s North Park neighborhood that just gets better every day. While the entire span of 30th Street from Alchemy in South Park to Jayne’s Gastropub in University Heights offers an unbelievable array of quality local choices, my little corner at 30th and Upas features an impressive mix of restaurants and bars within a few hundred yards of each other.…

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Captain America - San Diego Comic-Con International - Top Things to Do

San Diego will be full of super heroes, movie stars, and plenty of comic book fans all enjoying Comic-Con and these top things to do this weekend.

Comic-Con – Inside and Outside of the Convention Center

Meer your super heroes at Comic-Con International

Even if you don’t have a Comic-Con ticket, the Gaslamp Quarter and Downtown will host plenty of badge-free events revolving around comics, pop culture, amazing cosplay, movies, tv shows, video games, and more.…

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With the eagerly awaited arrival of Comic-Con International this week, San Diego is gleefully celebrating all things comic. And whether or not you were lucky enough to have scored Comic-Con tickets, you can certainly partake in San Diego’s love affair with the genre.…

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Vast array of Filipino food at Manila Sunset

National City has a vibrant Filipino community known for its delicious cuisine

Mabuhay! That’s Tagalog for “cheers” or “welcome.” When you visit National City, south of downtown San Diego, you’ll indeed feel welcome to this tight-knit community that celebrates its rich Filipino heritage.…

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Just in case you haven’t heard, there are two things that define San Diego: the beach and beer. Magic happens when these two come together. Such is the case with Draft, the newest restaurant at historic Belmont Park on Mission Beach.

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San Diego Comic-Con Gaslamp Quarter

Just outside of the Convention Center, the Gaslamp Quarter and Downtown fill up with Awesome Geekery during Comic-Con

San Diego International Comic-Con returns to the San Diego Convention Center on July 24-27, 2014, for its 45th year (though not all of those years have been at the Convention Center)!…

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