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Choose Your Own Adventure With Filson’s New Dry Bags

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If your weekend plans involve a 172 Hours or All Is Lost kind of situation, we’ve found the luggage you’ll need to survive the elements. Introducing Filson’s new dry bags,  a collection of…

Living, Travel

Trekking: Stay prepped with the Best Made SOLKOA Survival Kit

Somehow, the experienced staff behind SOLKOA's survival kit pack 25 lifesaving tools within a mere 18.75 cubic inches of space — with room to spare.

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Vacation with a difference at Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad

Don’t get us wrong, we love a beach vacation as much as the next dude. But we can’t help craving a little more of an experience from a trip these days. Something a little more left field that we’ll...
be recalling for weeks after at the office water cooler. Introducing the new and improved Le...

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Farm Loops: Enjoying Oregon’s Summer Bounty

Oregon summers are known for their abundance of sunshine and warm, soft breezes. Residents and tourists alike often head to the countryside to take in the beautiful scenery and fresh food. Oregon farm...
loops offer a unique way to enjoy the state’s bounty, from the fresh produce to world-class wines to beautiful flora. Most are...

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Outsmart the Trout: Redington Fly Fishing

If you’re lucky enough to live near a river, lake, or shore with good fishing, you’re lucky enough. One of the great summer hobbies every man should take up at least once is learning to fish....
If you’ve ever picked up the works of famed author and fisherman Norman Maclean, then you know that the...

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Four August Getaways (Without the Crowds)

In August the pressure is on to make the best out of the last four weeks of summer, but all that heat (so to speak) doesn’t mean you have to follow the crowd. Besides, if you are like us, heading out...
on the highway with the masses is something you wouldn’t like to do anyway....

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The Five Most Physically Challenging Hikes in the USA

Ah, Summer. The days are long and the Friday’s are short; time to get out off the treadmill and onto the trail. No more pre-programed hills or feeling like a glorified gerbil. The real deal is...
calling…which means hiking in nature. We’ll always love a lazy stroll, but if you’ve been training relentlessly all winter...

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Micro guide: Fitzrovia, London

Fitzrovia is enjoying something of a renaissance right now. The grid of streets nestled behind Tottenham Court road and Oxford Street has rapidly become the neighborhood to hang in, since the untouchable...
East end galleries collectively left Vyner street behind and replanted themselves here in search of a fresh scene. Follow our micro guide for...

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Stay high and dry within Wale’s luxurious Red Kite Tree Tent

While you could meander the cobblestone streets of Vatican City or the Louvre, the Red Kite Tree Tents offers a suspended stay.

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24 Hours of Le Mans: Chateaus, beautiful women, and loud cars

Just like the Monaco Formula 1 race, it’s a wonder that the 24 Hours of Le Mans still exists. Held each June since 1923 on partially public roads of Le Mans, France, the 24-hour race in its 91 years has...
become a thing of legend. Originally organized to prove the reliability of the automobile, the...

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Casual Travel Luxury: Grand Trunk

Whether you’re heading to the beach for the weekend, down the trail for a week, or roughing it in your favorite hotel, traveling without the best luxury comforts is a gamble you don’t want to...
make. The right set of campfire and beach accessories makes the difference between catching the perfect sunset from your hammock,...

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How to See Turkey’s Adventure Land in 48 Hours

Turkey is the only country I’ve been to where the man who served me lunch, asked me sit down with him to enjoy some tea afterwards. His treat. So, on my first day in Istanbul, from lunch until the...
the sun set, I joined him. We sat on plastic stools in front of his food...

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Inn at the Market: Seattle’s Hotel with a View

Summer is almost here. And with it comes a surge of visitors to the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, many guests prefer to stay near the action in Pike Place. Inn at the Market, a chic boutique hotel,...
offers one of the best views of of Elliot Bay and the Olympic Mountains and is the only hotel in...

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