Category Archives: Arts & Culture

The best remedy to beat the heat? An escape to sunny San Diego! Here are five great ways to cool off while still enjoying the sunshine: Read More…

Make the most out of the last weekend in June by enjoying these top things to do in San Diego:

Please note: It’s expected to get very warm this weekend. Please make sure to wear sunscreen, drink plenty of water and spend a few moments in the shade when you are out exploring San Diego. Read More…

San Diego is full of rich history. In fact, the history of California began in San Diego when explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sailed into San Diego Bay under the Spanish flag and was the first European to discover California. The historic Cabrillo National Monument celebrates a major anniversary this year, but isn’t the only other site in San Diego celebrating an anniversary in 2013. Several of San Diego iconic hotels, museums and attractions mark milestones this year. Read More…

It’s here…the first weekend of summer! That means it’s time for body surfing at the beach, hiking through to mountains, cycling along the boardwalks, bonfires in the evening and these top things to do in San Diego: Read More…

The best art isn’t always behind closed doors hanging on a gallery wall in. Sometimes the art IS the wall, and the door and roof for that matter. San Diego’s architectural history is not to be missed and is easily enjoyed during numerous walking tours throughout San Diego’s lovely summer weather. See some of the finest examples of early 20th century Arts and Crafts style in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood, or head up to La Jolla to see the awesome collaboration of science and space at the 1960′s masterpiece, the Salk Institute. And when you want to take a rest inside, make sure to stop by the Museum of Art (a building of Spanish Revival beauty itself) to see the genius of 18th century Roman architect and printmaker, Giambattista Piranesi. Read More…

San Diego’s uptown neighborhood of Hillcrest, home of San Diego’s LGBT community, celebrates diversity year-round with a vibrant rainbow mix of accommodations, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, chic boutiques, vintage clothing stores, kitschy novelty shops and so much more.

With San Diego Pride coming up next month (July 12-14), now is the perfect time to spotlight a few of my favorite places worth checking out… Read More…

Start planning for a beautiful weekend enjoying all that San Diego has to offer including these fun and family friendly top things to do… Read More…

Pack up the board shorts, bikinis and beach towels and head to San Diego because it’s time for an unofficial Summer¬†weekend¬†(real summer starts on June 21)! The warmer weather means plenty of outdoor activities, festivals, music, food and these top things to do… Read More…

Spend Memorial Day weekend in San Diego enjoying the beaches, plenty of outdoor activities,¬†delicious dining, craft beer and more. When you take a break from all that, live it up with one or all of these top things to do: Read More…

There’s no place as diverse and full of surprises as San Diego’s expansive East County. Visitors to this region, ranging from rolling foothills to alpine mountains and pristine deserts, can find some of the most incredible sights, especially this summer.

Following are 5 to Try, as you hit the open road this May and June… Read More…