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    Some are designated shoppers

    My designated driver deserved to have just as much fun as I did. This can only mean one thing: shopping. Here are some options offering antiques, clothing and even artisanal soaps.

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    Showing good tastes

    The key to keeping upright during a day of spirit tastings is to stay hydrated and well fed. That's also the key to keeping your designated driver happy. It's easy to see - and taste - a lot in Paso Robles' compact downtown. And unlike upscale restaurants in Napa Valley, here they have white tablecloths...

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    Disney's planned Star Wars, Toy Story lands build on movie franchises

    Have you noticed lately that when theme parks add new attractions they add entire lands, not just one ride or show?

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    Paso Robles: Moved by spirits

    I frantically flipped through pages of handwritten directions, unable to tell my designated driver the way to the next winery. The repeating scenery - rolling golden hills dotted with grapevines growing in straight rows - made it difficult to tell one dirt road from the next. With little to no cell...

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    Will Americans love Cuba's environmental treasures to death?

    HAVANA - At a recent international conference on environmental protection, a Cuban official stressed that her nation's treasures would not be polluted, bulldozed or otherwise sacrificed by invading American tourists.

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    A tour with a wee dram

    You want to get in on the Paso Robles craft distillery movement before the hipsters take over. Here are five distilleries offering tastes.

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    What the dust in your house reveals about you

    Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone.

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    Mystical, melancholy Istanbul

    As we land over the Sea of Marmara, a gray drizzle bathes the view of huddled ships waiting their turn to cross the Bosphorus Strait, the turquoise waterway that runs through the city, separating its European and Asian sides.

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    Catching 40 winks in a caboose

    Lancaster isn't the only place you can sleep in a train car. There's also the Caboose Motel at the Titusville and Oil Creek Railroad in Northwest Pennsylvania, converted Pullman cars in Chattanooga, Tenn., and a clutch of caboose motels in the Pacific Northwest.

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    Railroad buffs still make tracks to Strasburg

    Parents instinctively want to re-create their favorite childhood memories for their own children. When we adopted our son, now 5, he arrived with an innate love of trains that reflected and even outpaced my own childhood devotion to all things railroad. It was only a matter of time before we retraced...

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