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515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to experience massive icebergs in …

National Parks

4 hikes to take in the Colorado Rockies

Summer is here, so why not pack the car and head to the Colorado Rockies?<p>You could also hop a two-hour flight to Denver, but who wants the hassle of …

Hiking

These #Excel formulas will make you #GoodAnalyst and Excel Ninja

Last couple of months has been a self revelation kind of period where I have sat down for retrospective on what I know, what I am good at and where I …

Analytics

Favorite Instant Pot Recipes for Easy Summer Dinners

Would you rather spend your precious summer hours cooking in a hot kitchen or having fun in the sun? Since fun wins every time, let me show you how …

Cooking

Instant Pot® Quick and Easy Outlaw Chili Beans Recipe

"These chili beans are delicious and so easy to make. Dinner is ready in 45 minutes or less! If your chili doesn't have beans it's not outlaw chili. …

Recipes

Tiny expandable camper costs just $4,500

The wheel-less camper box sits on your hitch<p>Small campers have been in the spotlight the past few years, with manufacturers trying to fit as many bells and whistles into increasingly tiny trailers. But a recently launched company called Hitch Hotel aims to simplify all that and give you just the …

Outdoors Gear

The Most Affordable Suit Brands For Men On A Budget

Whether you're the student on a baked beans budget, or the big-earning gent who's squandered his weekly pay on other essential classics - cheap suits …

Men's Fashion

Testing Men's Crossover Office-to-Outdoors Pants

Even though I could technically work from home and don’t have to stick to a dress code, I still make it a point to look presentable when I head into the office I rent here in Ashland, Oregon. Getting up, putting on slacks and a collared shirt, combing my hair, brushing my teeth, and commuting to an …

Clothing

Best Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Trails<p>Hiking in Wisconsin can be a year-round activity with the right gear and knowledge. Wisconsin, located in the Midwest region of the …

Hiking

The Weird Rise of Shandy, a Drink You Really Need to Give a Second Chance

I’m standing in line at the liquor store. In one hand, I have a six-pack of Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy. In the other, I have Short Pants Shandy from …

Beer

The Top 9 Things to do in Telluride, Colorado

Telluride is a gorgeous, popular destination in Colorado, and although this former Victorian mining town isn't big (it's home to fewer than 3,000 …

top9

Lagunitas Brewing Company Debuts THC-Infused Sparkling Water

California-based Lagunitas Brewing Company has unveiled its latest creation with launch of “Hi-Fi Hops,” an IPA-inspired, THC and/or CBD-infused …

Cannabis

The Best Fruit Beers For Summer

There’s nothing like popping open a cold beer on a hot summer day, and what says “summer” more than ripe, sun-kissed fruit? The first day of summer marks the season for fruit beer. With more popping onto the market each year, which fruit beers are the best for fueling summer sipping?<p>Fruit beers …

Beer

Simple Timber Outdoor Bench

We knew what we wanted in a bench, and this one has it all! Low cost, stylish design, rock-solid, low maintenance and super easy to build.<p>Building …

Woodworking

10 awesome lake towns in North America

There’s no better place to stretch out the lazy days of summer than in a nostalgic little lake town, watching the sun set over the water from an Adirondack chair. I’ve rounded up the 10 best lake towns in North America, offering quaint main streets, boardwalk shops, wooden roller coasters, and, of …

National Parks

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

500 Beers of Summer

Perfect for those scorching days ahead.<p>1 of 50<p>1. TrimTab Paradise Now Raspberry Berliner Weisse (Alabama)<p>2 of 50<p>6. Anchorage Mosaic Saison (Alaska)<p>3 of 50<p>12. McFate Hatch Chile Cream Ale (Arizona)<p><i>Hatch chiles spice up this crisp, crushable beer that’s also available sans-heat and just as fun.</i><p>4 of 50<p>…

Beer

How We Plan Frugal Family Vacations in National Parks

It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of …

7 badass trips you should take to bounce back from a breakup

Broken hearts suck, but what better reason to treat yourself to some “me” time? Change is already happening, so go out there and learn something new, …

Top Denver Breweries to Watch in 2018

Denver has earned its reputation as a craft beer capital. It’s home to the Great American Beer Festival, an epic beer party and competition; there …

Masculine Bedroom Ideas Guaranteed To Impress Your Date

You may remember we recently took readers through a step by step guide on creating a masculine bedroom that didn't scare away the ladies. That means …

Interior Design

Anker has a brand new version of its popular portable home theater, and it’s $100 off

The first-generation Nebula Mars was by far our favorite portable projector last year, and it might still be our favorite now if not for the fact …

The Quest to Break America’s Most Mysterious Code—And Find $60 Million in Buried Treasure

<i>A set of 200-year-old ciphers may reveal the location of millions of dollars’ worth of gold, silver, and jewels buried in rural Virginia. For the</i> …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Return of the Radler: 8 Radlers to Cool Off with this Summer

Thanks to a thirst-quenching combination of beer and lemonade, or other light-bodied nonalcoholic beverages, radler beers are one of the most …

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Cooking

7 Best Ways to Spend 4th of July in Colorado

Presented By:<p>Though Colorado is beautiful in every season, summer is undoubtedly its most colorful, and the month of July is the main event. From …

What can you do at Colorado ski resorts in the summer? Plenty

With the muddy months of April and May finally out of the way, ski towns across the state are gearing up for a slew of summer events to prove they’re …

15 Nifty Things You Can Get From Amazon For Under $20 To Help The Earth

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Even Casual Campers Could Use a Hatchet. This Is the One to Buy.

The hatchet is the neglected sibling of the survival knife. Once considered essential, it often gets left behind in our current …

How to Build Your Perfect Car Camping Box

The camping box is one of the best ways to organize your gear and makes it easy to get up and go. Just throw the box, plus your tent, sleeping bag, and some food, in the car and you have everything you need for a night under the stars. I made my first camping box several years ago after getting …