The Top Five Things For a Man's Bucket List The Daily Basics maps out what should be on every man's bucket list according to their personality type. Daredevils are encouraged to add "Learning to Fly Big Sur" to their list of must-dos before kickin' the bucket. What Racetracks are on Your 'Bucket List?' In keeping with the theme of ‘bucket lists,’ one lucky MSN Autos contributor has just experienced a Monterey County gem on his list. Mark Atkinson was able to make one of his dreams come true by taking to the track at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and experienced the thrill of the Corkscrew for himself. Carmel Mission Express Stamps Available Today Stop by your local post office and check out the star of the latest Express Mail stamp. The iconic Carmel Mission is featured front and center! Travel Photo of the Day: 'Firehole' at Pfeiffer Beach TODAY Travel featured 'Firehole' taken by Aaron Keigher as Tuesday's "Photo of the Day." The amazing sunset shot was taken at Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur. Monterey, Carmel, and the 17-Mile Drive Did you know that you can see Monterey, Carmel and Pebble Beach all in one day? Take it from the San Francisco day-trippers at Viator who were able to visit all three in just a few hours. Great Drives: Route 1 Through Big Sur If you find yourself on Highway One through Big Sur listen up to Lisa's tips: take a small car close to the ground and don't look over the edge. The amazing, curvy and steep stretch of highway can be challenging for those in larger RV's and those afraid of heights but the views are well worth it! Monterey-Carmel-Big Sur just "Awesome" Planning a trip to the region anytime soon? Look here for some the main attractions in the area and find out about some of the fun stuff in the ‘cornucopia of appeals.' The Monterey Bay: The California Coast at it's Best Photographer Jeff Cable and his family recently jaunted to the Monterey Bay to get their fix of beautiful scenery and wildlife. From the looks of his photos it looks like this mission was accomplished. The Big Six: Cool Camps in California UK's "The Independent" rounded up six of the hottest camps in the Golden State and chose a property right in our backyard! Treebones in Big Sur is well known for their cool yurts and amazing coastal views. Vegetables as a Way of Life Esalen Institute must be doing something right if they were able to have the LA Times come up for a story on their awesome farm and garden techniques. Esalen has been far ahead of the farm-to-table trend and has been growing sustainable produce for over 40 years!

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