Microguide: Tel Aviv

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Lose yourself in this Middle Eastern city with its vibrant, beachside setting.

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Discovery Trekking: Ultra Fast-dry Towels

Tired of dealing with soggy towels on your outdoor adventures? Discovery Trekking has a solution.

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Win the Best Mancation Ever from Airbnb & Knob Creek

There's nothing better than camping and bourbon. Airbnb and Knob Creek have combined the two for the best mancation ever.

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We ran the Rugged Maniac obstacle race and lived to tell about it

To see what all the fuss was about, The Manual sent three writers to run the Rugged Maniac obstacle race. Somehow, they lived to tell about it.

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Micro Guide: Portland, Maine

Here, we present some of our favorite spots to play, eat, and drink in Maine’s most prominent urban center.

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The Mind of a Climber: Jimmy Chin’s “Meru”

The famed Shark's Fin route up India's Meru Peak has stood unclimbed for decades. Countless legions of world class climbers have been turned around by this massive wall of ice and granite, and famed author...
Jon Krakauer even mused that it "may defeat everybody for all time", that is, until now.

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Six surf tips from champion surfer Rusty Miller

The champion surfer and Byron Bay, Australia-based surf instructor discusses the basics of the sport.

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The Coolbox used Indiegogo success to revolutionize the job site

The creators of the latest crowdfunding phenomenon aim to flip ordinary tool boxes on their head and bring job sites into the 21st Century with the Coolbox.

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Road trip America: 3 of the best scenic drives in the U.S.

From Hawaii to the Florida Keys, the United States is home to many stunning, though lesser-known, scenic drives. Here are just three of our favorites.

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Micro Guide: Vancouver

We can’t figure out where the nickname, ‘Blandcouver’ came from because the bars, restaurants and the people we encountered were anything but.

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Trekking: Trade in your four-man tent for a tipi with Kifaru

The iconic tipi may not be as common as it once was, but that hasn't stopped Colorado's Kifaru International from designing the 4 Man Tipi, a basic shelter that offers more than six feet of head room and...
weighs just over 5 pounds.

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Micro Guide: Chattanooga

Legitimate gastropubs, a thriving downtown core, and some of the country's best outdoor opportunities all make Chattanooga a destination in its own right.

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Getaway Giveaway: Win $1,500 Toward the Vacation of Your Dreams

The Manual, together with sportswear company OLIVERS, will give away $1,500 in cash, plus $500 in travel gear.

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