Chelsea Batten

Chelsea Batten

Chelsea Batten is a writer, photographer, and Kerouac groupie. One of the original digital nomads, she was seduced from life on the road by the wild beauty of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. She covers diverse topics for The Manual related to travel, gear reviews, and odd cultural sidetracks. She’s currently building a yurt on the shore of Lake Superior. You can follow along on her website: https://www.chelseabatten.com/

The Manual Team

Articles 109
Top Categories
Articles
Fashion & Style

J. Crew and Nike Drop the Killshot 2 Sneaker and It’s Already Sold Out

Combining quality-first minimalism with a Wes Andersonian nostalgia, the Nike Killshot is a study in casual elegance. Or is it elegant casualness?
Travel

A List of Road Trip Essentials You Should Never Journey Without

In travel as in life, it’s the little things that make the biggest difference.
Living

Essential Tools Every Man Needs for his Home (and the Things to Store Them In)

A good set of tools is a totem of responsible manhood.
Grooming

How to Get Rid of Blackheads: Treatment and Prevention Tips for Men

There’s nothing worse than looking in the mirror and seeing a blackhead standing sentinel on the plain of your well-groomed skin.
Culture

The Grown-Up’s Guide to Everyday Carry Essentials for Cannabis

Unless you’re trying to make a lifestyle shift (and we’re guessing you’re not), you shouldn’t spend more on your smoking accessories than you do on the stuff you smoke.
Travel

The Ultimate Deadwood Movie Viewing Party Can be Found in the Real-Life Town of Deadwood

If you’re among the series devotees who have been awaiting the Deadwood movie for more than a decade, you should definitely head to South Dakota for the best viewing parties in the country.