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San Diego Flooded: Rain Shuts Down City

San Diego Flooded: Rain Shuts Down City December 22, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s unusual for San Diego to gain national attention for the weather, but this year has turned the city of the sun topsy-turvy with every season. This summer was one of the coldest in decades, and just last month we had the warmest day of the year (it was November). So it shouldn’t surprise...

Stuck in San Diego During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck in San Diego During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 5, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While it’s only every so often that San Diego travelers get stuck in the airport…we do get the occasional cloud coverage. Being such a large city, most travelers are surprised to learn that there really isn’t much going on in the San Diego International Airport…at least for now....

San Diego Toilets – How Deep Will you Go?

San Diego Toilets – How Deep Will you Go? October 29, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
We’re pretty traditional in San Diego – what with the whole Western roots and all – but we still have a little fun know and again when it comes times for a potty break.Typically when you’re traveling to San Diego, you’re likely to get the whole routine down. There’s...

Living Local in San Diego

Living Local in San Diego October 21, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Think you know what it takes to look like a local? Now that you’ve been reading the San Diego local expert blog, you know where to head while in the Whale’s Vagina…and now you’ll know exactly what to pack. For the Ladies: Rainbows (a specific flip-flop) Tanned skin, but hardly...

What to Pack in San Diego

What to Pack in San Diego July 23, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
So everyone knows that San Diego is a city of the sun…but few really know that to pack in this Southern Californian city, there are a few necessities only locals could suggest. Find them here, in this week’s Local Experts Weekly Challenge. To begin, we’ll start with the essentials –...

Supermarket Sweep: Road Trip Finds

Supermarket Sweep: Road Trip Finds July 7, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
To make a road trip truly unique in San Diego county, locals tend to stock up on some of the incredibly flavorful finds found at local produce market Henry’s. More like a standing farmer’s market than a grocery chain, Henry’s provides residents with some healthy alternatives to some...

Cedros Design District: A Place to Cure All

Cedros Design District: A Place to Cure All May 22, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
The Cedros Design District is one of the few San Diego neighborhoods that predominately features DIY designers and artists in a modest sunny landscape. Adjacent to the 101 and across from Solana Beach’s train station, the humble three blocks surface a creative haven for any design appetite. Hidden...

S’Mores Fire Pits for San Diego

S’Mores Fire Pits for San Diego May 14, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re a San Diego resident and you haven’t roasted marshmallows on one of the several sporadic beach fire pits around the county, you’re missing out. San Diego has been all about the pits lately, as budget cuts nearly forced removal of these infamous concrete blocks. Just in time,...

Got the SD Chills? We’ve Got the Cure

Got the SD Chills? We’ve Got the Cure March 22, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While it’s rather dreary here – at a chilly 60 – tourists are still flocking to the city to enjoy all that San Diego has to offer, even if it’s sans the beach. What is there to do if you’re feeling a chill and can’t be bothered to don more than jeans and a tee? Here...