Hotel Solamar: Right in the Middle of San Diego Action

This is a guest post from Susan Payton of The Unexplorer.

I’m lucky enough to live in San Diego, but that means I often don’t get to enjoy the fun touristy side of my fair city. My trick? Pretend I’m from out of town and have a staycation.

Recently I had a Girls’ Night staycation with a […]

July 27th, 2016|California, Lodging|

Pet-friendly Hotel Irvine is So Cal Hip

If you consider yourself a hipster or like to check what the cool kids are doing, you’ll love Hotel Irvine. Heck, even if you aren’t cool you’ll like staying at this So Cal hotel. What makes it hip? The Irvine California-based hotel is independently owned and that’s reflected in its decor and personality. From the […]

July 15th, 2016|California, Lodging, Restaurants and Dining|

The Gardens of Alcatraz

This post was contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion.

Of the 1.4 million visitors that arrive annually to the shores of Alcatraz, most are looking to peek into the stark interior of one of the world’s most legendary correctional facilities, and be regaled by tales of gangsters and prison breaks.

But, there are some who are more interested […]

July 8th, 2016|California|