Balboa Park is in the heart of San Diego, and the hearts of San Diegans. Ask and they’ll tell you stories of trips to Balboa: Family outings to the zoo. School trips to San Diego’s Hall of Champions. A friend’s wedding at the Natural History......

If you’ve heard anything about Boulder, Colorado, it probably involved hippies, rock climbers, or “the best places to live.” And maybe the Rocky Mountains being in the backyard. Guess what? Those all describe Boulder. There’s no other place quite like it. People smile and say......

Before a trip to Los Angeles once, I asked a friend, “How will I know when I’m out of Santa Monica and in Venice Beach?” You’ll know,” she said. And she was right. There’s no place in the world quite like Venice Beach. It’s hosted......

Find Your Place in South Park You might remember a recent post here about Balboa Park, San Diego’s paradise within a paradise. If so, you’ll recall the many neighborhoods that encircle the park: downtown, Little Italy, Banker’s Hill, Hillcrest, North Park, Burlingame, South Park, Golden......

Tiny Houses for Big Lives Imagine living in a room the size of a one-car garage. That’s about 200 square feet. Now imagine there were an entire movement around the idea of houses that size. “Simplify, simplify,” Thoreau said. And people are. The tiny house......

Discover Coronado Island Where can you find beautiful beaches, world-class resort hotels, incredible historical sites, and the birthplace of United States Naval aviation? Coronado Island is only a 5 minute drive from downtown San Diego. 15 minutes by boat. There are a few choice spots......

What You Need to Know When You Visit San Diego Are you planning a visit to San Diego? You’re going to love it. Are you already here? Welcome! Maybe you’re shopping for a house in North Park or a condo in Little Italy. Or a......

Welcome San Diegan! In recent articles, we’ve talked about several of San Diego’s beautiful local neighborhoods (like the incomparable Coronado Island and intimate South Park). And we’ve talked about lodging, and where to exercise, if you’re just visiting. Here we talk about a few resources......

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