I find San Diego a little too boring, yeah. Don’t get me wrong, it’s beautiful, the weather definitely is fantastic, the mexican food is a-mazing and the majority of people here are very fit….but for me it lacks the vibrancy and excitement that Seoul, and I imagine a lot of big cities, have.
Another problem with San Diego is the laid-back mentality that pervades everything. Like, it seems that the major goal of everyone here is to get down to the beach and chill. I love the beach and it’s awesome, but it seems people here (and this may sound judgy) are perfectly content with their same routine of working 9-5, then having their weekend beach BBQ, then repeat….forever. San Diego seems like the kind of place where people come….and stay forever. I kind of want to live in a place where things are happening. Where new ideas are springing to life, and with them, new companies, competition and inspiration. Where things stay open until the wee hours of the night, where there’s a melting pot of style and individuality.
The weather in San Fran kind of sucks, but I really love how much more of an urban city feel it has, despite there being less people there than in SD. Although when it comes down to it, I’ve hardly been anywhere in the U.S. (only about four states, all on the west) so I may go to NYC or D.C. or wherever and realize how good I had it in San Diego. Or I may realize I want something different than what I thought. I would be disappointed if I never explored my own country a bit, though!