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May 25, 2003

California: Central Coast

Petit Soleil, 1473 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo 93401; (800) 676-1588, (805) 549-0321, "Wonderfully quaint bed-and- breakfast is an easy walk (four or five blocks) from downtown San Luis Obispo. Each room has a theme and unique decor; every item seems to be hand-chosen with the utmost care. Friendly staff; delightful breakfast." Doubles $125 weekdays, $179 weekends.

Tracy Jones and

Brian Kfoury

Santa Monica and

Fountain Valley


Scotland: Cottage life

Rescobie House Hotel, 6 Valley Drive, Leslie, Fife KY6 3BQ; 011-44-1592-749-555, "Beautifully restored country house, in the heart of the historic kingdom of Fife, has gorgeous grounds and wonderful food. It was built in 1930 but recently renovated; all rooms are tastefully decorated. Lots of Old World charm. Super place to relax and feel good." Doubles with private bath and breakfast, $112.75.

Joyce and Terry Vivian

Garden Grove

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