San Diego’s famed Surf Diva Surf School is the world’s number one surf school for women and I was lucky enough to brave the waters during a one-hour lesson. For me, this was a major step. I know I live in San Diego where surfing is like a form of breathing, but I’m from Nor […]
Every smart husband circles two dates on the calendar each year. Not the Super Bowl and your fantasy baseball draft, I’m talking about the smart husbands. Those two dates would be your wedding anniversary & your wife’s birthday, cavemen! I am usually pretty good at lining up great getaways and dinners, but this year I […]
Today is National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate this great holiday I’m going to let you in on my favorite San Diego doughnut shops. Yes, I realize that it is also cardiac health awareness month, but I figure with regular exercise and a mostly healthy rest of my diet the one free doughnut I eat […]
San Diego is notably a great summer destination and Sundays seem to shine around here. If you’re looking for something to do on the last day of your weekend, check out these Sunday activities. Free Fun For The Family Spend quality time with the family and enjoy these Sunday specials: The Promenade Concert in the Park […]
Father’s Day is coming up. Are you looking for an unforgettable gift idea? If you’re heading to San Diego, consider SeaWorld‘s Wild Arctic Interaction. This amazing experience begins with a behind-the-scenes tour to meet SeaWorld’s enormous Pacific walruses, playful harbor seals and polar bears. Then, Dad will wiggle into a wet suit and step into 55-degree, Arctic-like water to hang […]
Ben Stiller is hilarious but, I’m not sure I’d be up for spending a night at the museum when he’s on duty. For families looking to make amazing memories without risking ancient Egyptian curses, San Diego has cool sleepovers in unusual places like: Ahoy, matey! The San Diego Maritime Museum on San Diego Bay has family sleepovers aboard the […]
Did you know San Diego Bay has 34 miles of scenic coastline dotted with restaurants, shops, hotels, attractions, parks and marinas? That’s a whole lotta waterfront fun, right downtown. What’s even more amazing? This urban playground is serving up the savings this summer! These “This is a Good Day” deals include: up to 30% off […]
San Diego Zoo’s Elephant Odyssey is officially open! Seven elephants – six Asian and one African – now call the 2.4 acre habitat home. The new exhibition puts you right in their world.
The Japanese Friendship Garden provides a place of peace and contemplation in a familiar environment. There is a tremendous amount of thought behind creating and maintaining a venue of such simplicity. It is a deceptively secluded area of Balboa Park, with very little outside noise allowed in. In fact, it wasn’t until I left the garden that I was reminded of outside noises such as children and passing cars. There was a real feeling of back-to-the-real-world.
What is it about dolphins and other sea creatures that make us want to get in the water with them and give them love? Whatever it is, San Diego is fortunate to have a place where we can scratch that itch. Sea World’s variety of behind-the-scenes programs each have a cost above and beyond the price of admission, but talk about making memories for the family!