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winter vacation guide: carmel-by-the-sea

I was spending a week of holidays in California visiting my parents, who live just south of San Francisco in the Palo Alto region. We decided to hit the road on Christmas Eve to spend the two most magical days of the year in the quaintest little town of Carmel-By-The-Sea, an idyllic place on the

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snapshots of california

I spent a week in California under the December sun – a nice change from the Vancouver snowstorms that were frequenting my morning commutes. My parents are living out in the Palo Alto area now, so it was nice to be able to spend the Christmas holidays with them. Pictured below are snaps of Palo

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california coastal trail

The California Coastal Trail officially stretches from Land’s End to the Golden Gate Bridge, but I added on the walk starting from the Caltrain station on the east side and walked all the way along the north coast to Baker’s Beach, before returning into town up 25th ave and catching the 38 bus back. The

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san francisco travel guide

Getting There The best way to see San Francisco is either by car, by walking, or by public transit – of which I extensively used all three. We arrived into the city on our first morning straight from the airport in our rental car, so used this as the easiest means of jumping around between each spot

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