February is one of my favorite months of the year in San Diego. With longer days, warmer temperatures and a shorter month, the race to spring always brings an extra boost to my step. And what better way to celebrate the turn of seasons than to explore San Diego’s many museums throughout the county at half the price?
San Diego’s North County doesn’t just offer gorgeous beaches, expansive vistas and charming coastal communities. It is also home to some legendary fine dining establishments that celebrate everything from inspired Mediterranean fare, sumptuous French-inspired cuisine, and the freshest fruits of the sea.
Served on a plate, in a bowl or wrapped in a tortilla North County San Diego serves up breakfast with a side of sweeping ocean views.
If you’re like me, the holidays arrived out of nowhere and the stress may be bearing down on you about now. With lists to make, gifts to buy, trees to decorate, end-of-year projects to finish, and holiday cards to mail out, you just may be one more task away from shouting BAH, HUMBUG!! Every year, […]
Curb your craving for snow in San Diego! SeaWorld and Legoland feature daily made fresh snow for wintery fun in the sun. Leave a comment after the break by noon on Friday (12/9/11) for a chance to win 2 SEALIFE hopper passes good for entry into LEGOLAND and SEA LIFE!
Thanksgiving is upon us. And while we’ll all indulge in the bounty of the season – with an oversized helping of turkey or that extra slice of pumpkin pie – the best way to shake off that tryptophan-induced coma is by seeing some live music.
One of my favorite art museums in San Diego is MOPA (Museum of Photographic Arts). Located in the appropriately picturesque setting of Balboa Park, my admiration for this museum not only stems from their consistent showcase of highly inventive and beautiful photographic art, but also because I always leave there with more knowledge and awareness of the world around me. The power of photography is undeniable, and the current exhibitions deliver a true visual tour-de-force.
My 4 year-old daughter LOVES the garbage truck. When she hears them rumble down our street, her eyes light up in frenzy as she runs outside to witness the ceremony of collection. She is mesmerized by the arms of the green beast as it reached out for the monstrous bin, heroically lifting it overhead and […]
[iframe width=”500″ height=”284″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/9WEOdkwOePU” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] My recommendation for the upcoming San Diego Asian Film Festival, October 20-28, 2011, has nothing to do with my Japanese heritage, my love for movies or being an ardent festival-goer. Sure, I was the obvious pick to cover this festival, but I am here to tell you that even […]
Southern California’s expansive vistas and ethereal light have an unspoken power. If it were a sound, I would imagine it to be a deep cleansing exhale, like a cool breeze blowing off the ocean on a warm sunny day. If it were to be conveyed as an image or object, it is undoubtedly captured in […]