Surf and Safari in San Diego

So many animals living together

My family loved our first trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The Safari Park is a wildlife sanctuary that sprawls across 1,800 acres and is home to over 3,500 animals. Unlike in a traditional zoo, most of the animals cohabit just like they do in the wild plains of Africa and Asia. Viewing […]

Ten Reasons to Stay at the Hotel Indigo Del Mar

Hotel Indigo Room

Recently the Hotel Indigo chain opened a new hotel in Del Mar, California, 20 miles north of San Diego. Knowing of the hotel group’s dog friendly policies, I suggested that I bring my dog Duncan along when I visited the hotel. Hotel Indigo is part of the Intercontinental Group, its niche within the organization to […]

IHG Offers $75 for Weekend Travelers!


There’s no doubt that travelers across the country are concerned about their upcoming summer travel budgets.  This summer, they can approach travel expenses with less fear as IHG’s popular “Vacation Pay” promotion gives travelers up to $300 back! Between May 14th and September 3rd 2012, any traveler staying two consecutive weekend nights (Friday, Saturday or […]