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K Rob’s Guide To La Jolla Surf

K Rob’s Guide To La Jolla Surf

Mitch McCullough surfing WindanSea. Photo credit: Kevin Robinson. This guest post was contributed by K Rob. The 25-mile stretch of Southern California coastline from Encinitas to Point Loma isn’t as world changing as the North Shore of Hawaii, but it…
July 4, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
La Jolla Shores vs. “the Village”

La Jolla Shores vs. “the Village”

In addition to dispensing La Jolla travel information via this blog, I also answer questions on TripAdvisor’s La Jolla Forum. It’s recently become apparent on this site that many visitors aren’t aware that what we locals call “the village” is…
July 31, 2009 | By | Reply More
Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar

“The best deal in town.” That’s how a friend described the happy hour menu at La Jolla’s Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar – so of course I had to go and check it out. And sure enough, my beloved Chinese…
May 21, 2009 | By | Reply More
Tour Private La Jolla Gardens

Tour Private La Jolla Gardens

Have you ever wished you could tour private La Jolla gardens? If you hurry, you can still get tickets to the Secret Garden Tour of Old La Jolla taking place on May 9. This very popular annual event, sponsored by…
April 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story

La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story

La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story: To fully appreciate La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the lovely little cove along Coast Boulevard where the seals hang out – it helps to know the back story. In 1931, philanthropist Ellen…
April 6, 2009 | By | Reply More
La Taverna Restaurant

La Taverna Restaurant

La Jolla has lots of “destination restaurants” that serve good food – and sometimes a view – to out-of-towners. Then there are the places the locals patronize – like La Taverna Restaurant. These spots depend on return business and don’t…
August 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Farmers’ Market

La Jolla Farmers’ Market

The La Jolla farmers’ market is a perfect example of a really cool thing that doesn’t get on the radar screen of most visitors. It’s held every Sunday from 9am – 1pm on the playground of La Jolla Elementary on…
May 18, 2008 | By | Reply More
Inside Scoop on the US Open

Inside Scoop on the US Open

I live in La Jolla and I’m a travel writer. What that means is that, in addition to enjoying my home town’s great weather, beautiful surroundings, and range of cultural and recreational options, I also see La Jolla as a…
May 5, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More