TGIF, everybody! This Friday comes at the end of a stressful, emotional week for many of us; it seems like the perfect time to take a step back and breathe deeply—if you’re lucky, you’re even breathing in some fresh sea air! Even if you’re not quite so lucky, take a moment this weekend to entertain yourself with these articles, guides, round-ups, and more.
1. Travel + Leisure’s editor-in-chief explains why travel is more important than ever.
2. Sunday Read: Explore your foodie side with “Cooking on the Amalfi Coast.”
3. Nothing says coastal décor like an octopus, right? You have to check out these interesting and unusual octopus home décor finds.
5. There’s no better time than the present to start planning your next vacation. Here’s how to use social media to help you plan!
6. Finding the perfect gift isn’t easy, but these 20 unique subscription boxes make it a tiny bit easier!
7. Check out these seven lighthouses from around the world worth visiting. How many have you seen?
9. If you’ve always wondered, now you can find out: Where should you vacation, based on your zodiac sign?
10. Deck your tree, coastal-style, with these lovely ornaments.
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