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Carlsbad Gateway Center

Carlsbad Gateway Center Attracts Flourishing Businesses

Bringing Local Businesses Together in a Place They Can Expand and Flourish “Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.” -Dee Hock Tucked away on a popular road in Carlsbad sits the Carlsbad Gateway Center, a privately owned center that is home to a collection of fantastic businesses open to the public. I sat down with Toni Adamopoulos, …

Acupuncture San Diego

Acupuncture is Your Go-To for Summer Injuries

As you already know (because you’re already reading these blogs), San Diego is the BEST place to live for outdoor activities! Seriously, where else can you enjoy such amazingly beautiful weather to be outside every day doing your favorite activities? Running, biking, swimming, hiking, team sports and more are all abundant and thriving here in San Diego. I think “America’s Finest City” says it all! …

San Diego Golf Health

4 Health Benefits of Golf

Golf is a sport for all ages. Whether you are starting off at a young age or spending your retirement days playing a few holes it is an all-encompassing sport. The San Diego Lifestyle Blog previously wrote a post titled ‘5 Reasons I Love Golf’ so in this post we are going to expand upon one of the points: exercise. Golf has a reputation for …

Geoff Goldstein Golf San Diego

Geoff Goldstein of GoldsteinGolf.com Unveils Trackman 4

Helping Business Professionals in San Diego Play Their Best Round of Golf Using Trackman Technology “As a Former Touring Professional, I know how challenging golf can be playing for a living.  I am happy to offer my clients a coaching experience that will lead to more self-confidence, improved Golf IQ, lowering anxiety on the course and providing many ways to get the ball in the …

Elfin Forest Hiking San Diego

HELP San Diego! Best Place to Hike From Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve?

San Diegans Providing the Best Advice on Discovering San Diego I went to meet a few friends to hike yesterday, and I realized once I parked that I had NO CLUE which paths to take, or how to hike around Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve. I turned to social media and asked for help! I was so excited to receive this response from @CarlsbadDreaming and @rogueprince619 …

Hiking Potato Chip Rock

San Diego Lifestyle Hikes to Potato Chip Rock

Hike Up Mt. Woodson for Your Instagram Photo on Potato Chip Rock “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” -John Muir Overall: Distance: 9 Miles Steepness: VERY Popularity: VERY Path Mapping: Pretty well, only one confusing spot for us What to Bring: Water, more water, snacks Time it …

Pacific Highlands Ranch

Pacific Highlands Ranch Has Everything Your Family Needs

Pacific Highlands Ranch is a newer area of Carmel Valley, crafted especially for family living by Pardee, the popular home building company. This area features various neighborhoods with homes ranging from 3 bedrooms and 2,200 square feet to 5 bedrooms and over 5,000 square feet. People who live in Pacific Highlands Ranch love the highly rated school systems, 1300+ acres of surrounding preserved natural habitat, …

Lofty Coffee Encinitas

Is the Lofty Coffee Line Worth Waiting In?

Arguably the Best Coffee in all of San Diego at Lofty Coffee in Encinitas “Coffee with a friend is like capturing happiness in a cup.” -Anonymous If you have lived in San Diego for more than a few months and you don’t know what Lofty Coffee is, you’re in for a big surprise. Lofty Coffee is a coffee shop in Encinitas, with a second location …

Farmers Insurance Open

Farmers Insurance Open – A San Diego Tradition

See the Greatest Professional Golfers in the World at the Farmers Insurance Open “If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” -Bob Hope The Farmers Insurance Open is “San Diego’s prestigious PGA Tour golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course.” It starts on Thursday, January 26th and ends on Sunday, January 29th. You …

Hotel Solamar lobby

Hotel Solamar Downtown San Diego

Sleep Tight (and Bring Your Dog!!) to Hotel Solamar in Downtown San Diego “Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.” – Laura Marano My fiancé Patrick and I love downtown San Diego. There is something about the area that we are just so attracted to. Maybe it’s the …