The weather is fine and the livin’ is easy if you’re lucky enough to be near the water in San Diego. Or if you’re visiting the area, do what I do and spend an afternoon or evening cruising the San Diego Bay. My fave, depending on time of year, is the Whale Watching cruise. But the Sunset […]
The Queen Mary, in Long Beach California, is always a popular destination in Southern California. You can dine on board, stay overnight in a state room, take a tour, view exhibits and attend special events. Here’s my roundup of activities, tours, discounts and freebies.
Safari Park Review, Discounts & Savvy Tips Did you know that the San Diego Zoo also owns a Safari Park? In Escondido, 35 miles north of downtown San Diego in the San Pasqual Valley, you’ll find a vast wildlife sanctuary with 3,500 animals from 400 different species. San Diego Zoo Safari Park also has a beautiful botanical garden. If you […]
Southern California festivals offer a great way to spend a weekend with friends and family, celebrating everything from holidays to food, spirits, flowers, pride, and diverse cultures. Here are some of my faves. Skip to: March | April | May | June | July | August | Fall/Winter (coming soon) MARCH Festival of the Kite at Redondo Beach […]
Southern California can be generous with their free days and discounts at local attractions. Good thing, too. It can get pretty expensive to take the whole family out for a day of enlightenment and education at SoCal’s wonderful institutions. Here’s my rundown of free days in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and Desert cities. Note: For any […]
San Diego museums often offer free admission days so you can spend the day visiting the city’s cultural institutions without spending a dime. Can’t go on the free days? Sometimes you can go for less by taking advantage of deals. Here are the best options. But do make sure you check with the venue for any changes or […]
We only go kayaking occasionally, but my favorite place is in La Jolla, CA, in the San Diego area. We especially love the 7 caves tour. Here’s my review.
San Diego is an amazing place to go out and enjoy theater and live music, take a food tour, see the sights, plan a date or family outing. Even better when you can do all that with discount tickets. Here’s a savvy list of SoCal activities you can do, all for around 50% off. San Diego Discout […]
You’ll find a lot going on in Los Angeles — after all, it’s the entertainment capital of the world. But how can you celebrate like a celebrity when you don’t have a blockbuster budget? Here’s how. Check out this list of Los Angeles ticket deals (most around 50% off) on fun things to do, curated from […]