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 Instagram: @thechelseagrin

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11 Buzzworthy Podcasts Being Adapted Into TV Shows

Here are the latest and greatest podcasts to feature on the small screen, along with some rumored up-and-comers.
Food & Drink

What a Crock! The 9 Best Slow Cookers to Shop Before the Holidays

It’s almost unbelievable how impressive slow-cooked food can be, given the minimal time and effort it requires.
Food & Drink

Say No to Disposables with All the Best Reusable Lunch Gear for Guys

From straws to cutlery to sandwich bags, there's a reusable option for everything that comes with a traditional takeout lunch.
Food & Drink

A Man’s Guide to Tea with Veerinder Chawla

Tea was loved by Sean Connery, Jack Kerouac, Ozzy Osborne, and more. Are you next?
Food & Drink

These Mushroom Chips Taste Like Bacon (We’re Not Kidding)

Who wouldn't want another food that tastes like bacon?
Culture

6 Essential Tips for Hosting Friendsgiving This Year

Friendsgiving is the special day when people (usually young, often single, frequently broke) gather together to celebrate the blessings of a “family” they’ve chosen for themselves.