Conferences in San Diego 2019: Spring Season

18

Feb

Conferences in San Diego   As the weather starts getting warmer in San Diego, the city comes to life in a number of different ways. It isn’t all about beaches and bars though. San Diego has a dense business scene for entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors.   To epitomize this culture, the San Diego Convention Center puts …

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Hostels in San Diego

18

Feb

Welcome to the comprehensive list of Hostels in San Diego. Below you will find all the hostels available for traveler’s based on the different locations in San Diego. From the Beach to Downtown to the Student and Neighborhood areas.     We wanted to include all hostels regardless of ratings, while also making sure you have …

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PCT Kick Off Party and PCT Week at Big Bear Lake

11

Feb

PCT season is upon us and you know what that means! Hikers start with an awesome kickoff party, trail magic on their way to Big Bear, and PCT week with International Traveler’s House. Day to day grinders looking for adventure, full time wanders and the physically intense all set out together on an amazing journey.    …

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Students living affordably in San Diego

Affordable Living in San Diego (As a student)

1

Feb

Affordable Living In San Diego   Students moving to a new city for school may experience difficulties as they try to make it affordable. Consequently, as a city becomes a cooler destination for school and fun, prices tend to rise. San Diego is a perfect example (Yes, we might be biased).   There are so …

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Top Surf Spot in San Diego: Tourmaline Beach

15

Dec

Wave Quality: Rating 4 Type of Wave: Reef break Direction of Wave: Right and left Bottom: Reef-rocky Difficulty: Beginner surfer Crowd Level: Packed       BEST TIDES AND FORECAST The surf is good on all tides conditions. For forecast check out the Surfline report!   LOCATION Tourmaline Beach is one of the top spots to surf …

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Top surf spots in San Diego: Garbage Beach

6

Dec

  Wave Quality: Rating 4 Type of Wave: Reef break Direction of Wave: Right and left Bottom: Rocky reef Difficulty: Intermediate surfer Crowd Level: Packed Hazards: Rocks, Locals, Rips       Best tides and forecast Best breaks at medium and low tides. For forecast check out the Surfline report!   Location Garbage beach is …

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Hotel Del Coronado

5 Best Places To Stay On The Beach in San Diego

14

Feb

Posh 5-Star Resort Hotel Del Coronado The Hotel Del Coronado is San Diego’s crown gem of hotels located on Coronado Island. Built in the late 1800’s, the Hotel Del as locals refer to it, offers guests a 5-star resort style service and accommodation. Amenities at this first class hotel include multiple pools, bars, shops, on-site …

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Wayfarer Hostel Santa Barbara

Top 6 Beach Hostels in California

2

Feb

Travelers exploring California get a wide variety of hostels to choose from. If you are looking for an awesome hostel experience near the beach, we recommend checking our these six hostels on your trip. Each hostel offers a great experience where you will be staying right on the beach or just a short walk away.   Samesun …

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5 San Diego Festivals to Look For in 2017

14

Dec

There are lots of exciting events, new and recurring, planned for San Diego in 2017! With the almost year-round sunshine and great weather, San Diego is the perfect place to host so many events. Everything from beer fests, to food fests, to cultural and holiday events. Here are some of those note-worthy San Diego Festivals …

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Most Unique Lodges in Big Bear

28

Nov

When visiting the mountains of Big Bear, you want to have an experience that reflects the woodsy surroundings you are in. Trying to find a truly unique lodge or cabin experience can sometimes get lost with all of the mainstream hotel options there are. We have done some of the work for you though. Here …

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San Diego One Day ITH

24 Hours in San Diego

17

Nov

San Diego is a beautiful place filled with lots of places to see and things to do. But what if you are only here for one day? It will be difficult to capture all of those experiences in just one day in San Diego. Do not fret though, here is a list of the keynote …

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Things to do in San Diego in December

Guide to San Diego in December 2016

9

Nov

The holiday season is upon! Holiday lights, holiday music, parades, hot cocoa, and gingerbread everything! San Diego in December is full of wonderful events for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the major events going on:   Balboa Park’s December Nights   December Nights is held in beautiful Balboa Park and will happen on Dec 2nd …

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San Diego Downtown ITH

A Guide to San Diego: November 2016

31

Oct

Looking to travel to San Diego during the month of November? There is a San Diego event for everyone!  We want you to have the best experience possible while here so we created a “Guide to San Diego” for the month of November. This is what’s going on: San Diego Beer Week/Guild Fest San Diego is becoming …

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Winter Big Bear Snowboarding Skiing ITH Hostels

4 Things to Try This Winter in Big Bear

26

Oct

Snow season is upon us in Big Bear and that means lots and lots of visitors and that white powdery goodness! There are lots of activities that one could do to make the most of the snow fall in the mountains. Check out these things to do while spending your winter in Big Bear:   …

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Visiting San Diego

7 Groupons to Do While Visiting San Diego

19

Oct

Traveling to San Diego, huh? Well that is an excellent choice! San Diego is full of wonderful attractions to see and experiences to be had! Whether you are in San Diego for the week or just a weekend, Groupon helps makes exploring and trying new experiences on a budget possible while still being able to have lots …

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Student Housing San Diego

Perks to Look for in Student Housing in San Diego

14

Oct

Finding student housing can be a hassle here in San Diego for students whether you are international or local. Finding student housing that will provide you with amazing personal experiences is even harder. Here at ITH we strive to provide great living experiences for students while also showcasing the beauty and adventures that San Diego has to …

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Top 5 Haunted Places In San Diego

3

Oct

It’s time to say hello to every Halloween fanatics favorite time of year! Whether you are traveling from another city, state, or country, join us here in San Diego for some of the world’s scariest experiences that America’s Finest City has to offer! We guarantee you will have a ghoul’d time at any of these …

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Top 8 backpacker cities to visit in the USA

13

Jul

When you travel the world you want to stay at the best places. You want to hit the local spots, grab a bite to eat and have a drink or two. We’ve chatted with the best hostels in the USA and have listed their suggestions on great places to check out!   New York –     …

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staying in a hostel san diego

Why Stay In A Hostel?

27

Jan

The hotel vs hostel debate is a very real struggle for many travelers. Outdated ideas of hostels see them as places for young travelers looking for budget stays and parties, but these notions are now being replaced by a new breed of hostel that have all the amenities and style of hotels, but with the …

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Best Deal for San Diego Spring Break Lodging

4

Jan

For college students, there is one event as predictable as midterms and finals. That is spring break. Lucky for all those enduring grueling exams, spring break is both magical and something to look forward to. It’s the one glorious week that everyone lets the stress slip away in favor of adventure. This break is so …

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Valentine’s Day Getaway: 3 Reasons to Choose Big Bear

29

Dec

While we are still putting on the finishing touches on Christmas and welcoming the New Year, it’s hard to even think of the notorious red rose and chocolate flavored holiday.   But Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it!   Hard to think about we know. That’s why we are here to help. …

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Myth Debunked: Hostels Have Private Rooms

22

Dec

Earlier we debunked some common hostel myths in one of our most popular blog posts. Despite laying out the facts, it appears that one myth keeps trying to spread. It’s that hostels only have dorm-style rooms.   We get it. Hostels are known for dorm-style rooms.   What they should also be known for is …

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Why the Sharing Economy is the Future of Travel

15

Dec

Unless you’ve been living in a cave out in the desert, you’ve heard about the shared economy sweeping across the nation. To be honest, even the cave dwellers in the desert have probably heard of it. AirBnB thrives off of highlighting unique lodgings like caves.   Point being that this movement has taken root all …

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Big Bear: Escape the City & See the Snow!

9

Dec

Every once in a while, it’s good to wipe off that city dust and head to a rejuvenating weekend in the mountains. Once you drink in that cool crisp mountain air, you’ll be convinced this is the best getaway you’ve had in a long time.   While this breath of fresh air tastes good all …

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Hostels in America: 4 Reasons Why You Want to Try Them

30

Nov

When you think of hostels, you think of backpacking Europe in the midst of college bliss. Perhaps even a post college international trek. There can even be a romanticized view of a hostel in the heart of Rome or mere blocks from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.   Let’s be blunt. Few people think of …

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