Readers Recommend

* California: Suzanne Vierling, Santa Maria: "Blue Iguana Inn, 11794 N. Ventura Ave., Ojai 93023; telephone (805) 646-5277, Internet Lovely Southwestern-style 11-room inn. 'Shangri-La' midweek package for two includes two nights' lodging, all meals, a choice of two massages or a four-wheel-drive tour and more." Rates: $359 for package, $95-$199 per night for room alone.

* Canada: Jeanne and Joe Ryan, Dublin, Ireland: "Abbey Lee Bed & Breakfast, 255 Government St., Victoria, B.C. V8V 2L1; tel. (888) 831-5660, Gorgeous 1892 Victorian house with three guest rooms." Rates: about $58-$146, double.

* England: Herbert F. Neubig, Sierra Madre: "North Sea Restaurant, 8 Leigh St., London WC1; tel. 011-44-20-7387-5892. Quality seafood, especially deep-fried cod and grilled salmon. Helpful staff. About three blocks from Russell Square subway station." Entrees: about $10-$23. Closed Sundays.

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