Mother's Day Staycations

Just for You, Mom!

Mother's Day Staycations Pssst! In case it slipped your mind, Mother’s Day is May 10. If you’re still searching for the perfect gift, I’ve got some great ideas — and they don’t require knowing the...

The Old Globe

80 Years in the Making This year the Old Globe is celebrating its 80th anniversary, and it has been an extraordinary journey — from the institution’s beginning at the 1935 California Pacific International...
Family-Friendly Fiji

Family-Friendly Fiji

Family-Friendly Fiji “It’s the first real holiday we’ve had since the kids were born,” an Australian woman said to me as she watched her daughter run into the outstretched arms of a smiling Fijian...
Our Silences by Rivelino

Our Silences

A monumental temporary public art exhibit is on display on the waterfront of San Diego Bay at Ruocco Park. Our Silences, by the Mexican artist Rivelino, consists of 10 large bronze figures, each standing...
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Getting to Know Cannery Row

Getting to Know Cannery Row The California coast is home to more than a few world-class travel destinations. I thought I knew them all until we recently spent a few days in Monterey’s Cannery Row. This...
Casa de Bandini

Visual Feast

Visual Feast “My own enthusiasm and admiration for the creativity, sense of design and color in the Mexican culture is depicted in its regional folk art.” ~ Diane Powers, owner of Bazaar del Mundo family...
Playa Corona Beachclub

Cruisin’ Sunny Cozumel

Cruisin’ Sunny Cozumel Our family loves warm water and sunny beaches, especially when exotic marine life and colorful coral wait beneath the waves. In fact, we’re always on the lookout for new places to...