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A Twenty-Something’s La Jolla Beach Guide

A Twenty-Something’s La Jolla Beach Guide

The La Jolla Cove is a top spot for snorkeling – with an abundance of wildlife from sea lions to garibaldi. Carli Leavitt contributed this guest post. Ahh – A San Diego beach day as a twenty-something. This is a…
June 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Summer Events

La Jolla Summer Events

The La Jolla Cove is a great place for diving and home to the annual La Jolla Rough Water Swim. In addition to great weather, beaches, kayaking, and beautiful ocean views, special La Jolla summer events make my hometown a…
May 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Shores Beach Photos

La Jolla Shores Beach Photos

La Jolla Shores Beach is a sandy playground for kids and a haven for surfers, kayakers, scuba divers, photographers, joggers and walkers Every Saturday morning I do a big walk on La Jolla Shores Beach with my friend Ursula.  We…
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Birch Aquarium and Whale Watching

Birch Aquarium and Whale Watching

  San Diegans enjoy watching the annual migration of gray whales off our coast. Credit: Birch Aquarum at Scripps. Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched…
January 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hotel La Jolla, San Diego, California

Hotel La Jolla, San Diego, California

Hotel La Jolla is located just a few blocks from La Jolla Shores Beach. I’d like to introduce my charming new neighbor: Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, moved in across the street last summer, and is a wonderful addition…
January 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

Everyone has fun at the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival.Hey World – if you are thinking about visiting San Diego in the near future, can I suggest that you plan to be here on October 13 and 14?On those…
September 26, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla Offers Great Packages

Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla Offers Great Packages

  This garibaldi, the California state fish, was presented to Birch Aquarium at the opening of Kimpton’s Hotel La Jolla. The hotel offers a package that includes admission to the Aquarium. I walk past it several times a week, but…
September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
San Diego Hotels: La Jolla Cove Suites

San Diego Hotels: La Jolla Cove Suites

The La Jolla Cove Suites offers “one of the most stunning views in the country.” The famous La Jolla Cove is right across the street, and yet, La Jolla Cove Suites has suffered low occupancy rates and mixed reviews for…
June 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
La Jolla’s Secret Sandwich Spot

La Jolla’s Secret Sandwich Spot

The Sandwich Club is tucked away in the sunlit courtyard of the Merrill Lynch Building. A little lunch place in the courtyard of the Merrill Lynch Building (Fay at Silverado) is a perfect example of why I started this blog.…
September 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
San Diego Vacation Rental with Ocean View

San Diego Vacation Rental with Ocean View

This La Jolla vacation rental has a panoramic ocean view. Vacation rentals are popular because they are good value and can accommodate families in a home-away-from-home environment. The drawback is that picking the right one can be tricky. When I…
June 24, 2011 | By | Reply More