Author Archives: kcbernick

About kcbernick

I love to travel.

“In the Distance” by Hernán Diaz

November, 2019 It might be a stretch to call In the Distance a road trip book, as there is very little detail about the lands traversed by Håkan Söderström, who set sail as a lad from Sweden with his older brother, … Continue reading

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Leisurely La Jolla

October 10, 2019 On this, the final day of our surprise trip, we had time to explore on our own. We took an Uber to La Jolla, about 12 miles from our hotel. It would have been possible to get … Continue reading

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Water and Windmills

October 9, 2019 Day two of our surprise trip started with a quick breakfast at Starbucks across from the hotel, so very convenient for someone who loves her Starbucks, even if I have to settle for decaf these days. While … Continue reading

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US Grant Hotel and Grill

October 8, 2019 We arrived in San Diego around 1:00 this afternoon, and headed to our hotel to check in. Located near the Gaslamp Quarter, the US Grant Hotel, built in the early 1900’s by Ulysses S Grant, Jr, and … Continue reading

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Surprise! Vacation Trip

October 7, 2019 My best friend and I will be embarking on another decade of our lives soon. To celebrate, we opted for a surprise trip with our spouses, using The Vacation Hunt, a company started by a young couple in … Continue reading

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Fallen Trees and Fall Colors

October, 2019 My husband’s family owns a cabin in Northern Minnesota, just a few miles from the Canadian border. It’s a beautiful retreat from the hustle and bustle we experience in our everyday lives. The cabin is “off grid,” so … Continue reading

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Newport, RI

Sunday, September 8, 2019 Today was a long drive from Lebanon, Vermont. We are staying at the Hydrangea House Inn in Newport, Rhode Island, located within walking distance of the harbor and many of Newport’s historic sites, including the iconic Newport … Continue reading

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