View of the Day: Panteli Beach, Leros, Greece

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. Even More Greece Pictures: Escape to […]

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Pro Tips: How to Snap an Instagram-Worthy Cocktail Shot

We’ve all been there: You’re at your favorite happy hour spot sipping on a Chartreuse-and-exotic-fruit martini when the thought pops into your head. Photo opp! Fifty attempts and multiple saturations later, you still don’t have a worthy shot. What’s the deal? Michelle Yam, a lifestyle photographer based in Los Angeles, has the low-down on how to snap cocktail photos like […]

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View of the Day: Sarasota, Florida

“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” —Deepak Chopra   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. More Florida Love: Why We Call Sarasota a […]

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A Key West Wedding by the Water

Whether it’s the place you call home or your pick for a destination wedding, Key West makes an ideal locale for a wedding full of character and unique elements. Local planner Kate Bentley of Kate Bentley Events designed this one, complete with glam details and some fun photo accessories we’ll highlight below, as captured by photographer Margot Landen. First, how gorgeous are these […]

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Ask the Expert: 3 Reasons to Add Skylights to Your Home

We asked Ross Vandermark of Velux for his expert advice on whether to add skylights to your home. I’ve heard that skylights can improve air quality and create a healthier home. Is this true? Yes, skylights that open (such as the VELUX No Leak Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylight) can contribute to a healthier home by frequently refreshing the air […]

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Beauty Highlight: Credo

Natural beauty started as a trend that is increasingly becoming more and more of a lifestyle. People want to know that the products that they are putting on their skin and hair are just as good for them as they make them look. Well, San Francisco–take note: Credo Beauty, which opened a storefront in the Pacific Heights neighborhood on Fillmore Street, […]

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View of the Day: Rancho Santana, Nicaragua

“Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are.” —Chinese Proverb   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. More Central American Inspiration: Learning to Surf […]

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7 Cool New Reasons to Head to the Caribbean

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin When I hear about cool stuff, I just have to share, which is why I’m bringing you this round-up of exciting developments at some of my favorite Caribbean resorts. Because don’t we want to click through and just book some island travel right now? Of course we do. (Hint: just click on the headlines to go […]

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Perfect Pairs: Fabulous Destinations and the Sunglasses to Sport There

What’s a hot destination without the perfect sunglasses to match? This summer, we’re combining our love of travel and shopping into Perfect Pairs, where we pick the best summer buy for a coastal destination we love. Today’s set of matches made in heaven? Five hotspots I visited this year and this season’s best sunglasses for each location. Get ready to shop, book the trip, and hit the […]

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View of the Day: Carmel Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

“Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.” —Peter Hagerty   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. More […]

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