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Chill out at Hotel Solamar in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter

Hotel Solamar sits on 6th Ave. inside the 16 and a half block radius of the historic Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. This convenient hotel is blocks away from Petco Park, home of the Padres, and The San Diego Convention Center, home of Comic-Con, the largest comic book convention in the world. Beside the clear-cut landmarks, Solamar is within walking distance of an abundance of bars and restaurants from TV chef Brian Malarkey’s Searsucker to local favorite, Neighborhood, a craft beer-centric American gastropub. The contemporary 235-room hotel aims to provide an urban lifestyle mixed with beach attitude. Read More

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Ten best American cities for dating

Yahoo! Travel recently released its list of the top ten cities when it comes to being single and dating – cities were considered based on the outdoor environment, fun dating possibilities, and overall number of singles. It seems relevant that a good dating-scene is just one of the many reasons to travel, and while Yahoo!’s list focuses on this, they also highlight other reasons to travel to these metropolitan areas. See what cities make the list. Read More

Alaska Airlines to serve Starbucks onboard starting today

Starting today, all passengers onboard an Alaska Airline flight will be offered complimentary Starbucks coffee. To celebrate the collaboration between the two companies, the airline will be running a “text-to-win” contest at four Starbucks stores (February 7 in Seattle, February 14 in Portland, February 21 in San Diego and February 28 in San Jose) for a chance to win a pair of round-trip tickets. Specific store locations, time and instructions will be announced every Tuesday in February at 8 AM on Alaska’s Facebook and Twitter as part of #TravelTuesday.

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Top 5 places you’d want to go to after visiting the L.A. Travel & Adventure Show

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Like most trade shows, there are exhibitors who sit there because their bosses make them, and there are those that actually make the experience fun. Sure, this doesn’t automatically make what they’re selling gold, but in this case, I am more open to visiting these 5 countries. Read More

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Top 5 list of 2012 travel locations in the world

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If you have travel plans for 2012, you might want to change them after reading these recommendations from L.A. Travel & Adventure Show‘s, happening this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, star guests. Check out the lists from Andrew Zimmern, Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer and Patricia Schultz. Read More