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10 tourist traps you should avoid in Italy — and where to go instead

But Italy is big, and it can be overwhelming for first timers, who inevitably, bowled over by choice, fall into overpriced tourist traps.<p>Here are the places you should avoid, and the often cheaper, always more authentic alternatives you should hit instead.<p>If we told you to go see an old tilting …

Italy

The Internet Voted: These Are the Comfiest Clothes to Travel In

Even though we all aim to be as chic as our favorite celebrities when we travel, if you ask this editor, before style comes a different priority: …

Clothing

A Taste of Paris for Families

“A Taste of Paris” shows our readers a side of the City of Lights <b>beyond the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre</b>, offering insights into the French capital’s …

The best dumbbell-only routine to build a colossal chest

We love the barbell bench press as much as you do, but just because you’ve been doing it every Monday night since high school doesn’t mean you can’t …

Health

How to build muscle: The basic guide for beginners

So, you want to know how to build muscle. It’s an answer in two parts, really. Is your ultimate aim to get big or get strong? Each goal involves …

Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wine

Legendary for its more than 400 wineries and numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, Napa Valley also is welcoming to families. "It's not just about the wines or an adult-only destination," said Mike St. Jovite, a Bay Area travel adviser with Protravel International.<p>The same Mediterranean-type …

The 10 Dead-Simple Rules for Eating While You Exercise

A few rules for eating from the chef of the Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling TeamPart of our dead-simple fitness program<p><b>Powering your workouts</b> involves more than just eating before and after.Your entire day of food should focus on preparing for and recovering from exercise. Reduce your calorie consumption …

Nutrition

Turn Up This Biggie Remix for the Weekend

<b>It's going to be a long weekend.</b> One you're fking ready for. If you're lucky, or your boss is cool, it might even start tonight. If you're not, and he isn't, well... don't worry. You're almost there.<p>Turn this up to get you through the workday. Turn this up tonight, or tomorrow, as you drive on out …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Montezuma's Revenge: How to Avoid Getting Sick From Water

There are many things we think about when we travel. Where to stay, what to see, where to eat... But we never really think about water. I mean, why would we?<p>Here's why: T.D., or traveler's diarrhea, is the most common illness affecting travelers today. Ten million people are affected by T.D. every …

Aztecs

Kyocera LTD Ceramic Chef's Knife

Stainless steel is great and all — easy to clean, sharpens to a razor edge — but there's nothing quite like ceramic if you really want the edge to …

Svord Peasant Knife

When you're looking for a simple folder to carry in your pocket every day — something with a no-frills design, a sharp, well-made blade, and a …

New Music: Alicia Keys “I’d Die Without You”

Alicia Keys gives fans an early Christmas gift with the launch of her AK Valt website. Among the exclusive content visitors can enjoy, is unreleased …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

Style Tips for Short Men: How to Dress Taller | The Art of Manliness

Short men have always had a tougher row to hoe than their taller fellows. It can be frustrating to be picked last for the pick-up basketball game, to …

Clothing

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

How to Layer Clothing For Men | The Art of Manliness

Are you bewildered by talk of “layering” in menswear?<p>Don’t worry — most men are.<p>The goal of this article is to help fix that.<p>So let’s start out …

5 Quick and Easy Southern Comfort Recipes | The Art of Manliness

These days, it seems that my life never gets any less busy. Just when I think I’m on top of things, another project or opportunity comes along that …

Recipes

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

How to be a Great Dad: 18 Tips for Fatherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Photo by free parking</i><p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, a father of six children.</i><p>Being a father can be a wonderful …

Parenting

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

How to Build Your Vocabulary In 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

Today, we’re going to talk about removing another kind of filler from your speech (and your writing as well): empty words. Just like empty calories …

Smell Like a Barbershop Everyday | The Art of Manliness

I love the smell of an old barbershop. The mixture of talc, hair tonics, Barbicide, and cheap coffee creates a distinctly manly smell that brings …

Men's Fashion

DTLR x Timberland 30th Anniversary 6-Inch Boot

Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>110<p>110<p>SHARES<p>The fact that this is a special edition marking the 30th Anniversary of Downtown Locker Room …

15 Things Your Kids Will Love About Las Vegas

01 of 16<p>Vegas With the Kids<p>Taking the kids to Las Vegas as part of an affordable vacation makes sense; there really is fun for the whole family. And …

‘Secret Finds’ Worth Sharing at Disneyland Resort

If you’re a fan of the pies at Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port at Disneyland park , they’re having fun with specialty pizzas that only stay on the menu for …