David Long

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25 world wonders on your doorstep

It seems staying close to home is, well, here to stay. VisitBritain reported a four per cent increase in trips taken by Brits in England in 2017, and bookings suggest 2018 will be another boom year, as travellers remain cautious with their cash, anxious about the post-Brexit future and perhaps even …

5 of the best city breaks for 2018 – and the best time to go

Add these to your travel bucket list!<p>With 2018 on the horizon, there'll be many jet-setters already planning their trips abroad. But if you need some …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

How to make a pocket grill

There are lots of portable grills out there for camping and other outdoor adventures, but we’ve discovered that ‘portable’ usually means ‘luggable’. …

Britain's most affordable sea views: 20 great coastal campsites

Imagine it's one of those bright, blue-sky summer mornings. You wake to the sound of birdsong and the odd sheep. Outside, you catch a glimpse of a green swathe of grass with glittering sea beyond. It's the sort of view you'd pay a fortune to bag if you were staying in a hotel - but it's yours for …

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Gerber StrongArm Knife

A good knife can be a soldier’s best friend in the field, but only if said knife is of quality construction. The same applies to the outdoor …

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Flaky Baked Samosas Recipe on Food52

• 1/2 pound potatoes (I used the sack of new reds I had on hand), peeled and chopped into chunks (just halved is fine if they’re small)<br>• 2 big carrots, peeled and chopped into chunks that are about the same size as the potato pieces<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 smallish yellow onion, chopped<br>• One 1-inch piece …

Why Somerset is the most beautiful place in England right now

Going west with the sun down the A303 from Wincanton, you get no hint of what lies just beyond the highway. But turn off through Martock and in minutes you’ll find you have swapped the fast lane for a corner of England where life moves at a different pace.<p>Narrow lanes lead ever deeper into an …

Lentil koftas with madras sauce

This is really good. REALLY good. Rich, warming, flavorful. But it’s not a quick dinner. The work is worth it, I promise you. Tackle it when you are …

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In many ways, we don’t really need much advice because we already know basically what we should do:<p>Eat a variety of foods, especially whole grains, …

Old-Fashioned Healing Salves Anyone Can Make At Home

Image source: crunchybetty.com<p>Healing salves, passed down through the centuries, contain the goodness of medicinal plants to relieve pain and …

Bicycle Repair

<b>EVERY TIME YOU FIX A PUNCTURE, THE NEW TUBE GOES FLAT</b><br>If the holes in the tube are on the bottom, the rim strip may be out of position, allowing the tube to get cut by the spokes. If they're on the top, there may be some small sharp object stuck in the tire. Find it by running your fingers lightly …

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How to Develop and Master Poise | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following selection on “Poise That Makes One Master of Situations” comes from</i> The Technique of Building Personal Leadership <i>(1944)</i> …

RokPak Drybox

As great as they are, our phones are not meant to stand up to extreme heat, cold, extended use, or – as some of you may know firsthand – water. Yet …

The 4 Breweries You Need To Visit In Prague

If you're headed to Prague (or already there), there's an opportunity to try a Czech beer around every corner (translation: you won't go thirsty). So where to begin with the myriad of choices? In our opinion, the best places for sampling the Czech's most beloved beverage are at pivovary, or …

10 Foods Everyone Should Eat In Prague

Those who travel to the Czech Republic may not be familiar with the intricacies and depth of the country's cuisine (there's so much more than beer!).<p>From home-cooked staples and tempting street food to traditional baked sweets and beverages with a story, there are deep-rooted culinary traditions …

Prepping for the Zombie Apocalypse with Backyard Knife Forging

After Foundry editorial director Sean Ragan gave me a knife for my birthday this year, forged from a length of steel wire cable, I fell down a rabbit hole into the world of knife-making videos. The backyard knife forging “scene” on YouTube is its own strange little maker subculture.<p>Here’s a video …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

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The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tim Clark.</i><p><i>“So, boy. You wish to serve me?”</i> <i>Silhouetted against the blue-black sky, the horse-mounted samurai</i></i> …

How To Pack Light For Any Trip

Travel is one of the most valuable privileges a person can enjoy. Traveling light is an acquired skill made possible through endless practice and I find myself bragging about the latest iteration of my gear to anyone who will listen. Allow me to do so here.<p>As the CEO of an analytics company, I …

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

The UK's best coastal walks

Southern England<p>1. Prawle Point, Devon<p>This walk around Prawle Point, Devon's southern-most tip, is only a few miles from the busy resort town of Salcombe, and yet feels gloriously remote. The name stems from the old English Praewhyll, a "look out hill", and the area's history is a distraction in …

Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Knife-makers use dozens of steel types to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at 10 common steels used by popular knife brands …

Grilled Peanut Tofu Recipe on Food52

• Two 12-ounce packages extra firm tofu<br>• 2 cloves garlic<br>• 1/4 cup soy sauce<br>• 3 tablespoons peanut butter (smooth works best if making by hand, otherwise chunky is fine)<br>• 2 tablespoons honey<br>• 1 tablespoon dry sherry<br>• 1 tablespoon peanut oil<br>• Chili garlic sauce (I use the one from the sriracha company). Start with …

9 things you probably didn't know about cooking the perfect burger

While any home cook can throw a patty in a skillet, it's only the studied burger enthusiast who unlocks the real secrets.<p>Enter Jamie Schweid, executive vice president/co-butcher of Schweid and Sons, a purveyor of ground beef that was founded in the late 1800s on New York's Lower East Side.<p>Here are …

Life Abroad: The 10 Best Bushcraft Knives

Condor Tool and Knife Bushlore<p><b>Pro:</b> 5/32 inch Scandinavian ground blade<b><br>Con:</b> Drags during wood cutting<p><b>Bushcraft Bargain:</b> It’s easy to expect very …

UK campsites: the best places to pitch up for local food

Our British landscape is as bountiful as it is beautiful. A new book by camping devotee Ali Ray helps you make the most of British fruit, cheese, meat and cider when you’re holidaying under canvas. "Pitch Up, Eat Local" provides a guide to some of the best campsites in <b>Britain</b>, with Ray’s choice of …

Solvitur Ambulando: It Is Solved By Walking | The Art of Manliness

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men …