Friday, April 24, 2015

All dressed up and nowhere to go-- Things to do in San Diego


It's a little rainy today in San Diego so I thought I'd just post a things to do in San Diego (some activities not recommended on the very few rainy days we have)

First I'd like to start off with Adobe Falls, just opposite of SDSU along the 8.  I've made a blog post waaay back when you can find it here and see all the rest of the pictures I took. It's a nice little place that's good to explore and hang out for a bit.



San Diego Beaches

So many to choose from, and each has a vibe of their own. Personally OB and PB are amongst the most popular down here.  I do like to go to OB for their pier and sunset cliffs (picture below)


Or go to La Jolla and chill with the sea lions :)

 Go outside and hike, there's plenty of opportunities to be active out here. There's a lot of trail that many San Diegans don't know about including myself. I was recently looking through a San Diego Hiking book and didn't realize how many trails we actually had. Below is a picture from 3 sisters falls in Julian. It was the hardest hike I've ever done, you can see the post about it here.

Explore downtown. I guess the Gaslamp is more touristy but there's also Seaport Village, Little Italy (I often forget we have a Little Italy) and so on. From what I understand our downtown is pretty small compared to other cities but I think it's a good size I guess? Lol.

Never too old to learn! We have quite a few museums and exhibits that even I haven't been to. They're all in Balboa Park, and if you keep up with my blog it fairly obvious how often I'm there and how much the park has to offer. The Natural History Museum is always switching up their exhibits so it's good to keep an eye out :)
 (monsters & myths exhibit hence my dragon wings)


Good Eats San Diego!

Personally SD could really use some spice in the food scene, however it is getting better, you just have to know where to look. I love to find cute places and exceptionally good hole in the walls.


Up2U cafe is pretty popular, a lot of people go to study or play games, their cafe on Convey is ALWAYS crowded. Everyone and their moms go to play jenga and sit around drinking milk out of mason jars.

Korean BBQ, Manna on Convoy. (just realized I didn't edit but now I'm too lazy.)

And my personal favorite, TACOS EL GORDO. Real tacos :') I feel bad for everyone not from socal tbh. I feel like we're the only ones in America that argue of which taco shops are better. I usually go here a few times a month lol (or more) I get 2 tacos de cabeza and lengua (head and tongue) and I usually get full after my fourth but I think it's mostly bc I drink so much jamaica or tamarindo :(

Tocumbo to satisfy your worst cravings.


There's so much more to do in San Diego that I forget about and don't appreciate, and I'm aways planning roadtrips and going other places. But at the end of the day I know  wouldn't want to live anywhere else lol.
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  1. Awesome photos!

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  2. lovely
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  3. These photos are lovely, some of the photos reminded of Harry Potter though! You look great as per usual. I love the rocks with writing on them.
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  4. Such a fun post! I wish this post was there when I was in San Diego last May!

    XO Naomi in Wonderland

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    1. Thanks! Awh if only I had made it sooner (╥╯^╰╥)

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  5. Amazing photos! Totally love your San Diego adventures.

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  6. Amazing photos & colours! I love this post!
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    I'd love to keep in touch :-)
    Have a lovely weekend!
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  7. Those tacos look so good DAMN! I'm definitely making trip to San Diego some time this year. I'll probably come down from LA and make a long week of it! Your blog is giving me so many ideas...


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    1. Ahh I hope you do it!! There's so many places in socal

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  8. Fantastic blog dear! I really like it!!!
    I'm following you now:)
    Have a nice weekend
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  9. the food aaaah, i'm hungry now!

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    1. Same!! It's irresistible (>̯-̮<̯)

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  10. I love the pictures! This is a lovely blog.

    Would you like follow each other? I always follow back.

    Hope your enjoying your weekend.

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  11. this is so cool! La Jolla is my favorite in San Diego!!! ahhhh. I wish I could go back to visit soon. I will have to try these places when I do!

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    1. Hopefully you do!! There's a lot to see down here (´⊙ω⊙`)

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  12. It was so cool to look through these photos! Amazing adventures for sure:) thank you for sharing!

    xx Jane
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  13. Loving the food snaps and the rock artwork looks super trippy! Seems like a great place to hang out in the sun, love it xx

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  14. Thank you so much for your support!
    I just followed you back on GFC! We'll be in touch :-)
    Have a great week ahead!
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  15. Nice post. Interesting to photos:)
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  16. Great photos! Love the coloured rocks. x

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  17. I just love the graffiti on the rocks. It's so beautiful. And just look at that food, delicious. It looks like you had an wonderful time. I hope to see you at my new blog next week.

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  18. First of all, I love your photography! San Diego really looks like a great place to visit, I wish I made the trip down when I was in LA a few years ago :( But definitely will make time for it next time - love! x

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    1. Thank you! The next time you're in souther cali I'd definitely recommend it :)

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  19. Hello there:) Your blog is exceptionally pretty and this post is brilliant!
    I just posted a new post, I hope you would like to see it?
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  20. Beautiful photos, I love those colored rocks and the cookies look delish!

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  21. Stunning photographs! You look so beautiful and your outfits are always on point!
    The places look amazing! I really really want to go to California one day! Kisses from Budapest xo

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  22. wow the graffiti stones are intense, I didn't even know about it! wonderful impressions!

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  23. Amazing post! I'm in love with the photos!
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  25. Oh gosh I really need to plan another trip to San Diego now!! Adobe Falls looks so cool, I can't believe I've never heard of it before. And I definitely wanna visit Up2U!! Thanks for sharing your San Diego picks!


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  26. the rocks are so colorful in the first few pictures! awesome how they let you take pictures in the museum, so interesting!
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  27. Thanks for the lovely post. I appreciate your experience sharing. I can almost feel myself at every place as am planning my short trip to san diego next month. I have found some more ideas here, if someone looking for best things to do in san diego.

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