The Manual

Trekking: Learn the basics with “Bushcraft 101″

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We can’t vouch for everything on the New York Times’ bestseller list, but Dave Canterbury’s survivalist guide is the trekking compendium if there ever was one. It’s lined with vital methods for cooking, building tools, and a host of other basics any seasoned adventurer should know.

Food & Drink, Travel

Eat Your Way Through New Orleans

Everybody knows that New Orleans is a food city, but with the plethora of choices in the Big Easy, knowing where to go can be a difficult task. The Manual ate its way through the city just so we can tell...
you where to go. We may have gained five pounds, but we certainly enjoyed every moment of it of eating savory po-boys, mouthwatering oysters and melt-in-your-mouth sandwiches. Commander’s Palace...
Gentlemen, make sure you put your jackets on, this restaurant is steeped in New Orleans tradition. It’s also where Emeril Lagasse got his start. Also, did we mention there are 25-cent...

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Living, Travel, Trekking

Trekking: The Holiday Gift Guide

Racking your brain for the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast on your list? We've put together a guide to some of our favorite products of 2014, whether you're looking for simple stocking stuffers or...
thinking something a bit bigger.

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Travel, Uncategorized

The Norman: Tel Aviv’s Newest Boutique Hotel

Step back in time to the 1920s at The Norman next time you go to Tel Aviv, Israel. This new boutique hotel combines the glamour of that area with contemporary elegance. Situated just a ten-minute walk from...
the city’s storied beaches and near by art galleries, museums, restaurants, and luxury shops, as well as cultural icons, like Habima, Israel’s National Theatre. Arrange for a bespoke art tour, or a...
trip to the historic Jaffa district. If you want to see the city by bike, the hotel can arrange for a bike tour as well. The Norman is comprised of two...

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Travel

All Aboard: Bills Khakis x Mulholland

Neither Mulholland or Bills Khakis ever falters when it comes to high-quality construction and craftsmanship. Made of ragged wax canvas and quilted twill tops, their collaborative travel collection appears...
to be no different.

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Living, Travel, Trekking

Trekking: Slice and spread with the TravelMate Kit

Let's face it, the Swiss Army Knife of yesterday only gets you so far when it comes cooking. Thankfully, Buck Knives — renowned pioneers of the Model 110 Folding Hunter knife — offers a device that...
provides more than just a serrated blade.

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Travel

Bluesmart: The World’s First Connected Carry-On

Packing for a trip can be daunting, especially if you’re going away for an extended period time or need to bring a lot of things, and with airline baggage check-in rates going through the roof, there’s...
always that risk of paying extra dollars that you don’t want to. Why oh why can’t we go back to the days of free luggage check-in? Unfortunately, that’s no longer a possibility. Also, after hearing...
all those stories about airport employees who steal luxury goods from passengers’ suitcases, it’s not easy to assume that your baggage will be in safe hands once you hand...

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Living, Travel, Trekking

Trekking: Soak it up with Nomad’s Collapsible Hot Tub

While stumbling upon a geothermal spring is convenient, it's not something you can rely on. The original Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub is, though, providing you with a simple means for soaking your bones when...
you're away from home.

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Travel

Travel Savvy: The Best Carry-On Suitcases

Searching for the right suitcase can be difficult with so many options out there on the market. We made it easy for with this list, which features suitcases in various styles and at every price point,...
whether you travel for work or for pleasure. Briggs & Riley Baseline Not only does is the Baseline stylish, this carry-on features CX technology, which means that it can expand up to 25 percent — a...
must when toting home a bunch of souvenirs. $469 at briggs-riley.com. Tumi Tegra Lite Max Made from Tegris, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken that...

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Off the Beaten Path: Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua

Go off the beaten path in Leon, Nicaragua where you can surf a volcano, see magma, climb one of the hardest volcanic peaks in the Western Hemisphere and still, finish the day at the beach with an ice cold...
beer.

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Travel

Fall Fun: Spotlight on October Events

Fall is underway and with it comes cooler temps and plentiful activities. What better way to spend the beautiful season than outdoors. Here are four can’t-miss-events around North America that are...
sure to make you smile, cheer and drink to your heart’s content. Auburn vs. Mississippi State Fall is nothing without football and arguably one of the most anticipated match ups of the month comes...
Saturday, October 11, when the No. 3 Mississippi State Bulldogs host the No. 2 Auburn Tigers in Starkville. Both teams are undefeated and looking to keep it that way. Auburn has long been a SEC...

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Food & Drink, Travel

The Top 5 Steak Houses in London Right Now

Love a steak? We hear ya. The London restaurant scene is currently head over heels for prime, juicy cuts too. Read on for our top five steak houses, for when you’re next in town. 1. The Hawksmoor Ask any...
London for their top steak house recommendation and they’ll probably swoon over the succulent cuts available at The Hawksmoor. Now boasting six lux locations across London, this sophisticated steak house...
claims to have searched the globe for the best cuts, only to settle with British beef. The ‘dictionary-thick’ steaks on offer range from 300g fillets to bone-in prime rib. The quality...

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Cozy Up in Providence at The Dean

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to spend the night in a brothel? Well, now thanks a new Providence, Rhode Island hotel called The Dean, you can! Sort of…the 52-room boutique hotel is situated...
in a building on Fountain Street that was once a gentleman’s club. Brooklyn-based owner ASH NYC thoughtfully restored the building, fusing its classic fixtures with contemporary touches. It kept its...
original tile flooring and brick façade intact while adding custom furniture with European and American antiques, which the designers got from dealers and homes around the world. The Dean eschews the...
typical cookie cutter decor...

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