The 3 Best Ways To Experience Virginia Beach’s Farm-Fresh Food Firsthand

It’s one thing to try Virginia Beach’s delicious, farm-to-table cuisine at culinary hotspots like Commune or Terrapin. But it’s another entirely to learn about the city’s farm-fresh culture through personal, hands-on experience. Thankfully, though, there are multiple ways to learn about where the city’s freshest food comes from, how it’s harvested, and even how to make some delicious recipes yourself! […]

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View of the Day: The Bay of Corales, Dominican Republic

“Sometimes knowing when something is not working and pivoting to something new leads to our greatest opportunities and successes.” – Kristina Saffran     For a chance to have your photo featured, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Harbour Island, Bahamas

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” — Oprah Winfrey     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Fire Island, New York

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” — Lucille Ball     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Pensacola, Florida

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” — Andy Rooney     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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For Sale: Mod California Cottage

Dreaming of a killer fall weekend getaway? Our September issue tells you exactly where to go and what to do when you get there. So where is there? Santa Monica, California: A Southern California seaside city that is likely to yield a hankering to stay longer than a weekend. We’re thinking more like… a lifetime… Right here. This once-Victorian cottage was fully restored and transformed into […]

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Taking It (Your Suit) to the Streets!

I look at Moda Operandi for inspiration almost every day, and they put together some great looks on how to style your swimsuit for beyond the beach. Below are some of my favorites. How would you style your suit for the street? Tell us in the comments below!   Step it up with a sarong: The peach color of this sarong pops nicely against the […]

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Building the Hawaiian Dream House

The September issue of Coastal Living has just hit newsstands, and the “Coastal View” on the back page tells the story of our Hawaii house’s transformation from open land and tent to the one you see below. Slowly but surely, it’s taking shape. The first time I built a dwelling in Hawaii it involved guy lines, poles, and stakes. The foundation was […]

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Hang 10: Links We’re Loving This Week (8/19)

Happy Friday! Before you take off for the weekend (or settle in for a relaxing weekend of doing nothing!) check out these articles, videos, and products that can fill your free time from Friday afternoon until work Monday morning. 1. No one really needs an excuse to nap, but here’s one, anyway: it improves your memory! Read the full story. We’ve […]

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View of the Day: Lago Buenos Aires, Argentina

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” — William Faulkner     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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