Ian Anderson 6 p.m., May 24
|Central Coast California|
Pristine, tourist-free beaches. Some similarities, some key differences.
Freedom. The first time I drove from San Diego down to Baja for a few days, I was 18 years old. One might think that the excitement and joy of crossing the border had something ...
Hiking, camping and reality-escaping in the closest national park.
As a recent transplant to Southern California, I've been anxious and excited to get out and explore what this part of the country has to offer. Joshua Tree has been at the top of my ...
Here's why you should check out Mexico's culture-rich capital.
San Diego is unique in that just minutes away, literally, is an entire other country. The contrast is stark: neighboring Tijuana isn't the most beautiful and prosperous city, and contrasts greatly with a city like ...
Hitchcock's film legacy endures in two tiny Northern California coastal towns.
In 1963 the smash-hit movie The Birds, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, terrified film audiences and was the talk of the town for months after its opening. The story of a small California town under siege ...
Outdoor adventures for the risk-averse: the grass is greener in CO.
When you tell people you’re headed to Denver, they assume you have something green on the mind. Maybe it’s the emerald leaves of Boulder’s sprawling landscape, or perhaps it’s a plant of the recently legalized ...
The side of the island where the only store closes at 6 pm.
At first, David was dejected, and I wasn’t much help. “If we were going to go for fun, I probably would have opted to stay on the fun side of the island,” I said.
Don't leave out Sidrería Lizeaga on your trip to the Basque Country.
Being a San Diego local, I've said before that I would never be able to live in a rainy place. I take that statement back after visiting San Sebastian. You can find San Sebastian nestled ...
Travel perspective and tips, from resort-y to the lesser-visited Yasawa Islands.
Sun, sand and surf makes for a fun holiday, but there are lots of places on the planet you can experience them. An imaginative traveler wants more – to learn about people, customs, food and ...
The BNP Paribas Open goes down in Coachella Valley every March.
A chance meeting in the desert provided answers on the requirements for becoming an official at a major professional tennis tournament, like the one at Indian Wells. Just a 2.5-hour drive from San Diego, the ...
Childhood memories revisited at the U.S.'s deepest lake.
The mountain switchbacks seemed endless as Dad drove the Ford station wagon with our family of six from Portland to Crater Lake National Park. We stopped just short of the park entrance for a leisurely ...