Hang 10: Links We’re Loving This Week (9/30)

September 30, 2016 | By | Comments (0)

Happy Friday! Enjoy the last day of September—and the first weekend of October!—with our favorite articles, tips, and finds from around the web.

Photo: haveseen/Getty Images

Photo: haveseen/Getty Images


1. It’s time! Vote for your favorite to win America’s Happiest Seaside Town 2017. You can see our past winners here, and make sure you vote now—only 17 days left to pick the winner!

2. It’s a little fanciful, but we adore this mermaid tiara made of seashells. Maybe for Halloween?

Photo: Shelly Strazis

Photo: Shelly Strazis


3. Sunday read: Escape to renowned fishing paradise Deep Water Cay with “Explore: Bonefishing at Deep Water Cay.”

4. We’ve always loved seahorses, and this silhouette made of distressed wood seems like the perfect way to display that love.

Photo: Alan Richardson

Photo: Alan Richardson


5. And speaking of seahorses—here’s a seahorse-shaped cookie cutter, just in time for the holiday baking season! Try it with our coastal cutout cookies recipe.

6. Retire to one of these “Blue Zones”—Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and more stunning waterside locales—and you might live longer. Worth it? Definitely. Read CN Traveler’s full story.

Photo: Tanya G. Burnett-Palmer

Photo: Tanya G. Burnett-Palmer


7. Make swimming with animals—penguins, manatees, pigs, and more—part of your next vacation with Travel + Leisure’s list of amazing destinations for sharing a swim. Some of them may even be a great snorkeling spot!

8. Have a hard time remembering people’s names? Try these tips from The New York Times!

9. Money’s Best Places to Live 2016 Rankings are out—did your favorite city make the list?

Photo: Courtesy of La Concha Resort

Photo: Courtesy of La Concha Resort


10. Looking for a girls’ getaway this fall? Check out these Airbnbs that are perfect for you and all your friends. And look here for girlfriend getaway inspiration!

Hamptons Showhouse game room with ping pong table

Photo: David A. Land; styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty and Rachael Burrow

Time’s running out! The maker of the Ping-Pong table in our Hamptons Showhouse is offering Coastal Living readers 10% off—and free shipping!—through October if you use the promo code “Coastal.” Check out 11 Ravens’ site to find your perfect Ping-Pong table!


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