Instagram Worthy Things To Do in Spring In San Diego

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San Diego is a beautiful and vibrant place to visit regardless of the season. However, spring is particularly glorious. Don’t miss your chance to see America’s Finest City when the flowers are just beginning to bloom.

A DAY IN THE PARK

A trip to San Diego would not be complete without spending a few hours in Balboa Park. More than one of the nation’s best urban parks, it hosts 15 museums, lovely gardens and hiking trails, performance venues, restaurants and cultural centers. Perhaps the most well-known of its attractions is the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

FUN AT THE ZOO

You don’t need to have children with you to enjoy a few hours at the San Diego Zoo. Take some time to stroll through the 100 acres of habitats of more than 3,700 endangered and rare animals of over 650 species as the spring sun shines down. You will be charmed by the giant pandas and koalas, in awe of the snow leopards and big cats, amazed by the African gorillas. If you prefer flowers to mammals and reptiles, take a stroll through the zoo’s spectacular botanical gardens. Before you leave, don’t forget to stop in the gift shop for a cuddly souvenir.

SAN DIEGO SEAL TOUR

A bus and a boat in one, the San Diego SEAL Tour happens in a fully amphibious craft that is always ready for land or sea. Your tour will first travel the streets of San Diego. You will learn fascinating historical tidbits from your entertaining and knowledgeable SEAL captain. Then the vehicle will take a dip in the harbor. All the while, the open design of the craft will let in the fresh spring air and warm sunshine.

HIT THE SAND

No trip to San Diego would be complete without seeing its 70 miles of shoreline complete with dramatic cliffs and sandy stretches. The Old Town Trolley Beach Tour gives you a chance to tour the four major beaches; Mission, La Jolla, Mt. Soledad and Old Town. Step out and enjoy each at your leisure in the perfect climate.

THE FLOWER FIELDS OF CARLSBAD

If your trip will be taking place between early March and early May, this North San Diego landmark is a must-see. Its 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus come into vibrant orange, pink, red, yellow and green blossoms. Daily tours are available during the spring seven days a week.

SPRING BUSKER FESTIVAL

If street fairs are your passion, spring in San Diego will give you joy. Seaport Village hosts a free festival that features numerous types of performers, including jugglers, sword swallowers, acrobats, street musicians and dancers who entertain the large crowds.

CAPTURE YOUR TRIP OF A LIFETIME

You will want to share the images you see and the memories you create during your trip with friends and family. In years to come, you will also wish to relive them yourself. To capture those extra special moments of your excursions, hire a San Diego photographer to capture every nuance. Whether you post to Instagram, create a spectacular photo album or put a slide show together, the memories your photographer makes permanent will last a lifetime.


Is Flavored Water Good For You?

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There’s no doubt that water is good for you. Water improves health and energy levels and helps skin to look younger and more hydrated. Getting the recommended 8 glasses of water per day however is a difficult feat for the majority of people to achieve. Not only because we live busy lives and aren’t constantly thinking about our hydration levels, but also because plain water doesn’t taste that good to a lot of people. That’s why flavored water is becoming increasingly popular. It’s a more interesting way to stay hydrated and get the water that a body needs, says nathan runkle from healthy life. But is flavored water good for you? If the intent is to be healthier by drinking more water, then one would hope that flavored water is providing just as many health benefits as regular water. Let’s find out:

Sugar

This is the number one killer of flavored waters. Most flavored waters are packed full of sugar (both naturally and artificially), which is what makes the flavored water taste so good. Sugar is widely known to have negative impacts on our health when consumed in an excess amount. In general consumers know to stay away from extremely sugary drinks like sodas, but when it comes to flavored water, the added sugar is an unwelcome surprise. Most flavored waters have just as much sugar as a can of soda, negating any health benefits that would come from drinking the extra water, says dr ron weiss nj. There are flavored water companies though which don’t include added sugars in their water. Make sure to pay attention to the nutrition information on the packaging before purchasing to see if the flavored water is really just water with flavor, or if its hiding a sugary surprise.

Fruit Infused Water

Several flavored water companies claim to be “fruit infused”, crediting the fruit to giving the water its taste. But what does this mean exactly? When at home, cutting up some fruit, putting it in a jar, and then adding water leads to some very lightly flavored water that’s quite delicious without any added sugars or sweeteners. Most companies are not repeating this same process when packaging fruit flavored water. Even if a company claims to have “fruit infused” water, this is usually created using a chemical compound that makes the water taste like the desired fruit without any fruit actually touching the water. This doesn’t necessarily make the water unhealthy though. If no sugars or artificial sweeteners have been added, these “fruit infused” waters tend to be pretty good for you since you’re getting all the health benefits of water without the extra unwanted sugar. Some of the best watermelon water is created in just this way by the flavored water brand Hint water.

Vitamins and Minerals    

Lots of flavored water companies also boast that they are adding vitamins and minerals to their flavored waters, giving you extra health benefits. In general, it’s a good idea to be wary about these types of flavored waters, especially if you’re already taking over the counter supplements. Too much of anything is no good – and that goes for vitamins and minerals as well. You don’t want to override your system with vitamin and mineral enhanced water if there’s no need to. While these liquid water enhancers are an ever growing trend, they take the power away from the consumer to decide how much of which supplement they want included in their water. Always make sure to read the label on any drink that as an additives (artificial or natural) so that you know what you’re getting into before taking your first sip.


A Cheap Way In Shopping For Clothes

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Everyone love Clothes. The right clothes can contribute a lot to your looks. When it comes to shopping them,most of us prefer online shopping sites. There are thousands of online shopping sites available all over the world and purchase can be made in a minute sitting in your home. No need of stepping out, no need of getting dressed up, don’t have to bother traffic… everything is managed by these sites. But sometimes it can be very confusing to chose these sites because most of them offer the same cloth material in different prices; and, comparing them with each site is a tedious task. Continue reading »