12 09, 2018

SAN DIEGO: Adams Avenue Restaurants Crawl

2018-10-03T04:54:23+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: At Home in San Diego|Tags: |0 Comments

Adams Avenue Restaurants Crawl I am a proud food glutton who has padded the pockets of many a food tour operator around the world. After my divorce, the hefty price tag of guided tours killed my appetite—so I started creating my own. This is a self-guided Adams Avenue Restaurants Crawl that will have you feeling fat and [...]

10 02, 2016

SAN DIEGO: 10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego

2018-08-27T01:25:58+00:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, Favorites, USA|0 Comments

10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego Whether you're a visitor or a local, I recommend that you go to the San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, and one (or more) of our awesome beaches. But, afterwards, I encourage you to veer off the beaten path. Here is my first list of 10 of the coolest things to [...]

16 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

2018-08-27T05:16:14+00:00December 16th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|6 Comments

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve LOCATION:  Intersection of Camino del Sur & Park Village Road MAP + INFO:  LOS PENASQUITOS CANYON PRESERVE PARKING: Free lot LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2 hours My expectations were pretty low for a hike smack in the middle of suburbia. This was one of those times when I happily embraced my wrongness. [...]

1 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park

2018-08-27T05:22:35+00:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|0 Comments

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park LOCATION: Off Camino Del Mar, Del Mar MAP + INFO: TORREY PINES STATE PARK PARKING: If you're lucky, you'll find street parking; $15-$20 in one of two paid lots LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2 hours The 2,000 acre Torrey Pines State Park ("natural reserve" to be exact) is [...]

18 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Elfin Forest Reserve

2018-08-28T05:12:24+00:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|5 Comments

Elfin Forest Reserve Hike LOCATION:  8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029 MAP + INFO:  Elfin Forest Reserve PARKING: Free (in parking lot or on Harmony Grove Road) LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Moderate to difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2-4 hours Elfin Forest Reserve is home to 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, one babbling brook, [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Fortuna Mountain Hike

2018-08-28T05:15:32+00:00November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors, USA|0 Comments

Fortuna Mountain Hike LOCATION: Near intersection of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. + Rueda Drive MAP + INFO: Fortuna Mountain PARKING: Free lot or street parking near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Moderate to difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 3-4 hours Mere minutes after exiting one of San Diego's busiest interstates, you'll hit the end of one of the city's busiest surface [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Mt Woodson Hike

2018-08-28T05:21:06+00:00November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors|0 Comments

Mt Woodson Hike LOCATION:  Lake Poway Park at 14644 Lake Poway Rd., Poway, CA 92064 MAP + INFO: Mt Woodson PARKING: Paid lot ($5) near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 3-4 hours If you miss climbing rocks like you did when you were a kid, the Mt Woodson hike is for you. [...]

2 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Hollenbeck Canyon Hike

2018-08-28T05:25:30+00:00November 2nd, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, The Great Outdoors|2 Comments

Hollenbeck Canyon Hike LOCATION: Near intersection of Campo Rd & Honey Springs Rd, Jamul MAP + INFO: Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area PARKING: Small (free) dirt lot near the trailhead LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy to moderate APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2-3 hours Who doesn’t love towering majestic oak trees and meadows? Not only does the 3,200-acre Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area have them, [...]

27 09, 2014

SAN DIEGO: Central San Diego Beaches

2018-08-28T23:05:51+00:00September 27th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, The Great Outdoors, USA|0 Comments

An Overview of Central San Diego Beaches Beaches are a lot like people. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some have zero personality, while others completely captivate your attention. San Diego beaches are as eclectic as its people. Do you prefer the sound of Navy jets or barking sea lions? A bonfire or beach [...]

9 09, 2014

SAN DIEGO: Best Fish Tacos in San Diego

2018-08-28T05:39:06+00:00September 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations|0 Comments

Where to Get the Best Fish Tacos in San Diego In the words of the (in)famous public speaker, Dan Quayle, "If you give a person a fish, they’ll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they’ll fish for a lifetime.” And I say, if you’re really lucky, somebody will make you [...]