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San Diego Earthquakes

San Diego Earthquakes

Believe it or not, I’ve actually met travelers who are hesitant to visit La Jolla because of our state’s history of earthquakes. This always amazes me because I’ve lived here most of my life and, while there have been a…
March 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Watch La Jolla from Anywhere in the World

Watch La Jolla from Anywhere in the World

During pupping season, the Seal Cam at the Children’s Pool makes it possible to watch La Jolla from anywhere in the world. What’s that you say? You’d like to visit La Jolla, but you’re short of time? Or a plane…
March 4, 2013 | By | 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
Do I need a car in La Jolla?

Do I need a car in La Jolla?

“Do I need a car in La Jolla?” My answer to this frequent question is always the same. “It depends.” If you are going to stay in a hotel in the village and want to shop, dine, drink, hang out…
September 15, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
San Diego Aerial Sky Tours

San Diego Aerial Sky Tours

In an earlier post I told you about Air2Air and their great San Diego aerial sky tours over La Jolla and other parts of San Diego. Now San Diego Sky Tours, a new sightseeing tour company, is also offering visitors…
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La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse

For many travelers, San Diego means beaches, the Zoo, and Sea World, but as I said in “Debunking Myths About La Jolla,” our significant cultural advantages are less known. This was underscored Sunday night when “Memphis” won the Tony Award…
June 15, 2010 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

Shopping opportunities draw visitors to Girard Avenue every day, but this will be especially true on Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, from 9am – 5pm. The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival will showcase the work of 300…
September 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
In Search of the Best Beach

In Search of the Best Beach

Even though I live here, La Jolla’s beautiful beaches still take my breath away. To best sure you see the most scenic viewpoints, follow this route: Starting at the south end of La Jolla – at La Jolla Boulevard and…
September 15, 2009 | By | Reply 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