About Casey Chiotti

Casey Chiotti has a passion for food and travel. She regularly crosses the globe to experience a destination restaurant and sniffs out bakeries like a bloodhound. A freelance food and travel writer, her work has appeared in Sunset, San Diego Magazine, and on thepointsguy.com. Casey lives with her husband in San Diego and shares her travel musings on her own website Travelproper.com.

The best bike routes in San Diego

While it often gets overshadowed by bike-friendly cities like Portland and Minneapolis, San Diego is actually an ideal destination for cyclists of all levels thanks to its mild year-round weather and plentiful bike paths. San Diego’s varied terrain – rugged canyons with mountain biking trails … Continue reading

Why You Must Visit The New Look San Diego Waterfront

With its oceanfront location and beautiful harbour you might expect downtown San Diego to have a waterfront to match. Sadly, that hasn’t been the case””until now. The esplanade that stretches along the bay from the San Diego Convention Center to the airport has traditionally been … Continue reading

Erick Castro: The King of San Diego’s Cocktail Bars

Imbibe Magazine’s 2014 Cocktail Bar of the Year isn’t in New York or San Francisco, it’s in sunny San Diego, California. Polite Provisions in Normal Heights harkens back to the golden age of the drugstore with a marble topped bar, vintage lampposts and pre-prohibition style … Continue reading

Neighbourhood Guide: Things to do in North Park, San Diego

In the past, San Diego has been accused by writers of being a bit of a cultural wasteland, but these folks obviously haven’t met North Park, the edgy, eclectic borough recently named one of America’s “Hippest” Neighbourhoods of 2013 by Forbes. Take a look at … Continue reading