La Jolla Mom

Katie Dillon is managing editor of La Jolla Mom. A former expat and resident of a Four Seasons Hotel, she's now grounded in the seaside community of La Jolla, CA with her husband, 6-year-old fashionista and needy dog. Loves Pinterest, wine and contributing to other luxury travel sites including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts food and family blogs, 10Best/USA TODAY Travel and Trekaroo.

Tips for preparing for the holiday season

Helpful tips for getting your home and mind ready for the holiday season with a little help from Peet’s Coffee espresso capsules.

L'Auberge Del Mar Hotel Fireplace Room

L’Auberge Del Mar, in Del Mar Village near the beach, is a boutique hotel that feels like a private estate. How to book in with benefits and other tips.

San Diego Christmas Events

Here’s a list of San Diego holiday events happening in December 2017 from parades to outdoor ice skating rinks.

Best Pacific Beach San Diego Hotels

Pacific Beach San Diego hotels are perfect for casual beach vacations. All on this list are beachfront and walkable to bars, restaurants, things to do.

Corner King Room at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

The waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego is popular with business travelers and families for a downtown location and well-priced rooms and suites.

The Hotel Del Coronado offers some of the best holiday events in San Diego from Skating by the Sea to Victorian tea.

The Hotel Del Coronado will offer a full line-up of holiday activities for San Diego including Skating by the Sea and much more for the 2018 season.

The Cheesecake Factory fall menu in San Diego

The Cheesecake Factory added 17 items to their made-from-scratch menu including new cheesecake flavors, salads, a plant-based burger and more.

What to do at Universal Studios Singapore

How to buy tickets, what to eat, ride details, and more for a successful visit to Universal Studios Singapore on Sentosa Island.

Omni La Costa Resort and Spa Review

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is one of San Diego’s most popular family hotels. What you need to know about choosing a room and maximizing your stay.

Lotte New York Palace, a Midtown Manhattan luxury hotel

A review of our stay at The Towers at Lotte New York Palace, a New York City luxury hotel, that is actually two hotels in one. We go over rooms, dining, what you need to know.

Tips for visiting LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights Halloween event

What to expect when attending the LEGOLAND Brick-or-Treat Party Nights Halloween event including activities, tickets, ride lines, costumes, treat stations and more.

Save money on Shanghai attractions with the Go Shanghai Card

Save money on Shanghai attractions tickets with the Go Shanghai Card. There are also other perks in addition to the discount.