We’ve all seen the big orange balloon hovering near where the I-405 and the I-5 freeways meet. That big rubber beacon has become the symbol of the Orange County Great Park, and we had the chance to go recently to its Growing…Continue
Or better yet, maybe having fun with science? Either way you say it, if you happen to find yourself in San Diego (as my GF and I did recently), you absolutely will have fun at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, located in…Continue
Are you tired of the same old fireworks-by-the-lake 4th of July, or dinner over at the parents’ house?
Well, I think I've found the solution… a special event cruise with Hornblower Cruises & Events!
Of course sunshine isn't anything new, at least not for Southern California anyway. But how, you might ask, can you see stars on a sunny day? It's easy. Just head down to the Santa Monica Pier to the Starline Tours kiosk and sign up for their brand-new Malibu Stars' Homes Tour, of…Continue
If you are anything like me, you are usually looking for two things when planning a trip to San Diego: one is to find something new and fun to do, and two, is to live out those fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, Top Gun fantasies that you've had, ever since seeing the movie...…
So you want to spend the day at the Aquarium with friends or family and take a few pictures. But in the past, all you ended up with was a big glare off of the glass or blurry fish photos. Sound familiar? Well, I took a trip recently to the…Continue
Alright, corny title, I know, but it’s been stuck in my head ever since our visit to the L.A. County Fair a few days ago. I’d always had the idea that fairs were basically some throwback, agricultural exhibit with a Ferris Wheel to provide the thrills. Well, they may have originally started out like that sometime way…Continue
Okay, I’ll admit it; my idea of “perfect” has changed a bit since my twenty somethings. But for me now, a few years later, I’d say our latest evening out was about as close to perfect as it gets. My GF and I had recently enjoyed an afternoon site-seeing tour with Hornblower Cruises & Events so much that we decided to try one of their…Continue
Okay, here’s the scenario… You are in San Diego for the day and are planning your strategy for seeing the city. Today isn’t the day for the big attractions, so check the map, let’s see… something downtown… hmmm, of course, hit the Gas Lamp District do a little shopping. Definitely need to figure on a fabulous lunch close by at SeaPort…