Hendrik Broekelschen

Hendrik Broekelschen

When not leading active travel adventures around the world -- believe it or not, it's his job -- Hendrik strives to be involved with his communities, both direct and global. Whether bike touring across Spain or stomping around his home in Portland, OR, Hendrik likes to connect with the people around him. Especially if coffee is involved. In addition to his current work at The Manual, Hendrik enjoys writing short stories and travel pieces that encourage others to be bold in their life choices.

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Outdoors

The Best Insulated Water Bottles to Keep Your Cool

Whether working the office hustle or hustling outdoors, the right water bottle should provide all your hydration needs — hot, cold, or anywhere in between.
Outdoors

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home on the Raptor Platform

Think inflatable houseboat, portable dock, zombie apocalypse safe haven, and, sure, a floating fishing platform.
Living

How to Build a Fire Pit with Your Own Two Hands

It's time to rekindle that fire — the drive to take an idea, make a plan, and build something. Here's how to build a fire pit.
Grooming

How to Grow a Beard: It’s Not Just a Look, It’s a Philosophy

Every man should try growing a beard at least once. If you haven't given it a go, this guide will help you face the challenges ahead.
Outdoors

Are Waterproof Socks the Right Fit for Your Adventure?

In the wide spectrum of footwear, where do waterproof socks fit in?
Outdoors

The Story of a Smokejumper with Airborne Firefighter Jason Ramos

Ramos is one of fewer than 6,000 individuals who have successfully completed training to become a smokejumper.