Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands--and then eat just one of the pieces.
-Judith Viorst

A Day Away: The Charms
 of Carmel

by lesliedinaberg on January 8, 2018

The peaceful s
eas
ide charms
 of Carmel are an eas
y four-hour drive from Santa Barbara. Where to Stay Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites (24815 Carpenter St., Carmel, 831/624-6400, vendangecarmel.com) is
 a charming wine-themed inn with the homey vibe of a bed & breakfas
t. Jus
t minutes
 away from res
taurants
, s
hops
, galleries
 and tas
ting rooms
, this
 boutique inn’s
 intimate gardens
 offer a lovely […]