10 02, 2016

10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego

2017-04-14T14:35:51+00:00 February 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

2017-10-06T06:14:19+00:00 December 16th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |6 Comments

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve LOCATION:  Intersection of Camino del Sur & Park Village Road MAP + INFO:  LOS PENASQUITOS CANYON PRESERVEPARKING: 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. The [...]

1 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park

2017-10-06T06:18:53+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park LOCATION: Off Camino Del Mar, Del Mar MAP + INFO: TORREY PINES STATE PARK PARKING: Paid lot near the trailhead; costs up to $15 LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 1-2 hours The 2,000 acre Torrey Pines State Park ("natural reserve" to be exact) is home to five trails meandering [...]

18 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Elfin Forest Reserve

2017-10-06T06:19:08+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |5 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Elfin Forest Reserve 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, [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Fortuna Mountain

2017-10-06T06:19:22+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Fortuna Mountain 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 [...]

9 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Mt Woodson

2017-10-09T06:29:05+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes|Tags: |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Mt Woodson 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, this is the hike for [...]

2 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Hollenbeck Canyon

2017-10-09T06:32:43+00:00 November 2nd, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes|Tags: |2 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Hollenbeck Canyon 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. Meadows are heavenly. In addition to [...]

28 10, 2014

SAN DIEGO: Adams Avenue Restaurants Crawl

2017-05-01T04:37:10+00:00 October 28th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego|Tags: |0 Comments

Adams Avenue Restaurants Crawl Adams Avenue is one of central San Diego's most trendy streets. Perched above Mission Valley, it passes through the historic neighborhoods of University Heights, Normal Heights and Kensington and is lined with neighborhood eateries, dive bars and public houses, antique shops, and indie boutiques. It the ideal street for gorging on gourmet fare, craft beer and wine—and this self [...]

27 09, 2014

SAN DIEGO: Central San Diego Beaches

2017-05-01T04:58:06+00:00 September 27th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO: 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 volleyball? [...]

9 09, 2014

SAN DIEGO: Hands Down Best Fish Tacos in San Diego

2017-05-01T04:33:09+00:00 September 9th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments

Hands Down 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 a fish [...]