San Diego

Tag Archives for San Diego.


InterContinental San Diego new build hotel for 2018

InterContinental San Diego is coming to San Diego in a little over two years in the form of a new build 19-story, $218.7 million hotel financed by Chinese investors. The new InterContinental San Diego will be a 400-room hotel. The San Diego waterfront site called Lane Field, a former stadium site for the Padres minor…

Continue Reading »


Cool San Diego in Warm December

As I was writing this piece, I realized that I have spent the last three Christmas holidays at beach resort locations in Miami and San Diego soaking up the sun in warm air with temperatures in the 70s and 80s. California is a big state with 1,000 miles of coastline. My home in Monterey is…

Continue Reading »


Old Town San Diego for history and food

Old Town San Diego is old for California. Most buildings in California are less than 100 years old and constructed since the 1950s. Some buildings are 19th century, but few. San Diego Old Town State Historical Park has buildings from the 1850s in a historical park array spread over a few blocks. There are numerous…

Continue Reading »


Alaska Airlines Fall Sale Oct 10-Dec 11 flights

Alaska Airlines is motivating me to make a long overdue trip for touring California’s second largest city in San Diego. Besides the low $137.80 roundtrip fare between Monterey and San Diego during the Alaska Airlines Fall sale being a good deal, the opportunity as a California resident to earn a free Alaska Airlines ticket with…

Continue Reading »