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.

A list of the best things to do in Paris

A list of the best things to do in Paris including favorite museums, what to eat and where to shop, written in partnership with Air France.

Marigolds and sugar skulls on a Dia de los Muertos altar

It’s thought they guide spirits of the dead back to altars created by the living.

Pendry San Diego hotel pool in downtown

Everything you need to know before checking into Pendry San Diego including room/suite types, kids’ amenities, famous pool parties, dining, and other tips.

Park 101 in Carlsbad features pet-friendly and kid-friendly community dining in a multi-level complex with a garden pub, rooftop lounge and market.

Californians may need new CO alarms this year

It’s been seven years since California Senate Bill 183 passed which means that Californians who installed CO alarms then, may need to change them this year.

Singapore with kids at the Night Safari

Going to the zoo at night is cool but can mean a late night for kids. Here’s how to best navigate Night Safari Singapore.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego

Loews Coronado Bay Resort offers a wide range of watersports, family amenities and access to Silver Strand State Beach. Here’s everything you need to know.

See why Pacific Beach Fish Shop is a favorite for fresh fish served your way, casual vibe, good beer and oyster hour. It’s also good for pets and kids.

How to Buy Discounted Tickets to SeaWorld San Diego

Discounted SeaWorld San Diego tickets are easy to find. Which to choose is based on how many times you’ll visit the popular theme park, memberships, more.

A detailed guide to San Diego Zoo Safari Park

An insider’s guide to San Diego Zoo Safari Park including tips for what to see, how to buy tickets, packing list, best times to visit, hours and more.

Why A.R. Valentien, the signature restaurant inside The Lodge at Torrey Pines, is one of La Jolla’s best restaurants. What to order, reservations and more.

Detailed review of La Valencia Hotel and Spa La Jolla

What to know about La Valencia Hotel and Spa in La Jolla including room types, location, guest feedback, restaurants and more.