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Doggy road trip: a Northern California coastal experience

BY MARIE PENCE Most everyone thinks their dog is the sweetest and most well-behaved dog in the world, so I will probably ruffle some feathers when I say that our dog is the sweetest and most well-behaved dog in the world. Kayla is a chocolate lab we rescued a little more than two years ago. She’s about six years old and […]

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Eating Up the West Coast: A woman walks into a bar

Brigit Binns is the author of Eating Up the West Coast, an adventure-packed road-trip cookbook that she wrote for Sunset. Here, in her third in a series of guest posts, Brigit shares her tips for discovering good eats while dining solo—but you can join her for dinner this Saturday at An Oak-Kissed Evening Under the Stars at Refugio in Paso Robles, one of the events at […]

Oktoberfest, an update from ‘The Shining’ hotel—and more great travel finds

Stunning new video lets you see the Grand Canyon from space!

A new video that recently surfaced online shows Arizona’s Grand Canyon as seen from the stratosphere. The colors are incredible!