ike any Wild West town, the story of San Diego is rich with sensational stories of heroism and infamy – from its origins as “New Town” to its era as red light district, through its time of decay into its renaissance – and you can relive it all through these unique and entertaining sightseeing tours.
For those who have forgotten how much fun it is to play dress up and enjoy a cup of tea with your grandma/stuffed animals/imaginary friends, I advise you to throw on your best dress and head to the nearest tea room – stat. I brought my sorority alumnae group to Mrs. Burton’s Tea Room and Victorian Shop […]
Sure the San Diego County Fair is about rides, rodeos and crazy food concoctions, but I’d like to highlight my 2nd favorite part of the fair: The garden exhibits. My favorite part of the fair is actually the petting zoo, but writing a whole post called “My Love of Sheep” or “How I Wish I Could Hug All […]
Treat dad to a special Father’s Day this weekend and check out these fun events : 1. This Saturday, watch adorable pups ride the waves during the 4th Annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition at Imperial Beach. This free event, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., features talented surfing dogs as they surf in three […]
One of the most overlooked aspects of San Diego is our abundance of great golf courses. Despite perfect weather and an amazing selection of courses we are still not given our due credit as a golf destination. I recently played a few rounds at the course where I learned the game, Sycuan Resort. The course […]
Getting hitched? You could be the lucky couple that wins a free honeymoon in Coronado at the iconic Hotel del Coronado from Brides.com (the online home of bridal bibles like Modern Bride, Brides and Elegant Bride). The amazing give-away includes round trip airfare on JetBlue, five nights in an oceanfront signature suite and a couples massage in the Del’s new […]
Every year, the Mainly Mozart Festival presents “all-star” orchestras performing works by the masters – Mozart, the Bach boys, and others – from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic canons.
Last night I had the chance to see one of my favorite reggae bands, Easy Star All-Stars, at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. Known for bringing some of the best reggae acts to San Diego, the Belly Up’s relaxed and intimate atmosphere mixed with superb sound quality is a great pick for seeing […]
When you hear the word “museum,” do you automatically yawn? Does just reminiscing about grade school field trips to museums remind you of stuffy old buildings filled with paintings? The San Diego Museum of Art’s “Culture and Cocktail” events are meant to bring out the art-lover in everyone by pairing art exhibits with live DJ’s, […]
Last weekend, the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register both ran stories that will get you itching to hit the road. The Times wrote about seeking out great craft beer and specifically highlighted brewery tours in San Diego. The Register did a “choose your own” adventure story featuring everything from the Loews Surf Dog Competition to Fleet Week with a […]