Brant Jerome Fessett

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The 48 Hour Guide To...Lisbon

The oldest city in Western Europe is suddenly the coolest spot to visit<p>If your Instagram account has already been infiltrated with sun-kissed pictures of yellow trams, blue-tiled buildings and cobbled streets you won't need convincing of the quaint beauty of Lisbon.<p>The city has been growing in …

European Travel

A Pacific Northwest Surf Trip

<i>Running From the Sun</i>, from surf apparel brand Vissla, follows surfers Danny Hess and Jay Nelson as they pack up their ‘​​​​​​Dream Steeple’ van and pointed it north toward undisclosed breaks in Canada.

Surfing

7 Things INFJ Personality Types Absolutely Hate

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>What an INFJ Hates<p>7 Things INFJ Personality Types Absolutely Hate<p>Shares<p>If I want you to know my business, I may tell you — …

Madrid Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Though Madrid is miles away from the sea, the city experiences a Mediterranean climate, which means warm, humid summers and mild …

Travel

Why Chiang Mai is a great place to work for digital nomads

<b>Chiang Mai</b> in <b></b>Thailand is a good city for digital nomads to unwind and appreciate a less bustling environment from its sister city, Bangkok.<p>We felt …

Asia Travel

My Quest to Find the Best Photography Gloves

After almost freezing my hands during an Iceland photo trip, I began a long search for proper winter gloves that would be both warm and ergonomic for …

Backpacking

How to trek Patagonia on the cheap

If you’ve traveled through other South American destinations, especially Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, your wallet will notice the difference when you …

Hiking

The 8 Best Yoga Workouts You Can Stream

Sometimes you don’t want to go to a yoga class. Whether it’s because you don’t want to be right next to other people, or you’re intimidated and …

Yoga

The Supplements Experts Take

“Supplements are notoriously unreliable,” says Kyle Pfaffenbach, nutrition consultant for the Brooks Beasts track club. Research shows there are plenty of reasons to avoid them, including the possibility for contamination, bad ingredient lists, and the likelihood that you could be giving your body …

Wellness

36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

The Best Chinos for Men, According to Style Editors and Male Models

There’s a strong case to be made for the chino: It’s a softer, more urbane cousin to khakis. (Technically, chinos don’t show any stitching, and are …

Men's Fashion

The Ultimate Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses Guide

Ray-Ban Wayfarers are arguably the most iconic sunglasses style ever created. Here's why the sunglasses are still cool after 60 years, which face …

Men's Fashion

Our Favorite Workouts

Don’t be fooled by all the overzealous adventuring that goes on out here at our Santa Fe office. As much as we’d like to be able to snap our fingers and run an ultra, crush an all-day ride, or send a 14-er, we have to put in the work to make it happen, too. That means training plans, running logs, …

Exercise

A Travel Photographer Teaches Us To Take Pictures At The Coast, In The Forest, And In The Desert

Although landscape photography is beautiful, it often gets obscured by sexy images of influencers. Even in the travel sphere — where images from beautiful locales should reign supreme — the default seems to be focusing on the traveler and not the destination. We understand, and we absolutely love a …

Photography

Peanut Butter and Jelly Should Fuel Your Next Adventure

In 1901, food writer Julia David Chandler announced a new recipe in the Boston Cooking School <i>Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics</i>: “Try making sandwiches…of three very thin layers of bread and two of filling, one of peanut paste, whatever brand you prefer, and currant or crab-apple …

Breakfast

This Is The Last Backpacking Stove You'll Buy

If you're only going to buy one stove for camping and backpacking, especially if your adventures often take you overseas, make it the MSR WhisperLite Universal stove ($140).<p>The best part is its versatility. The WhisperLite Universal is the only stove on the market that can burn both isobutane and …

Camping

The 10 Best Workout Classes for Men

When the health and fitness movement erupted, boutique studios and big-chain gym classes multiplied, exploded, then took a hard left. We saw trends …

Exercise

This custom-built tiny house is big on interior design

Washington-based company Handcrafted Movement is making quite the name for itself with custom-made tiny homes. The company’s latest micro dwelling — …

Interior Design

The Absolute Best Places to Travel by Train

Between TSA horror stories, epic security lines and massive delays, we’re pretty wary of flying lately. And considering gas prices and traffic, it’s …

What’s In My Bag: Renan Ozturk's Kit When Every Gram Counts | Sony

When packing my bag, I’m always trying to go as light as possible in the mountains without sacrificing quality for video and stills. On the type of …

Mountaineering

How to live like a local in Nairobi, Kenya

Lonely Planet Local Clementine Logan moved to Nairobi for a job in journalism over five years ago and hasn’t looked back. She compares the city to the coconuts sold in its bustling markets – tough to crack open but sweet inside. She says the tantalising mix of energetic city life and calming nature …

Asia Travel

Bakers Are the New Chefs: 5 of SF's Best Patissiers + Their Delectable Treats

It takes more than just talent to be a successful baker.<p>They work more than twelve hours a day, starting at 5 a.m. with dough preparations for …

Baking

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Happiness

An Oaty, Dutch-Oven Bread to Make on a Moment’s Notice

Traditionally, soda bread includes flour, baking soda, and salt, whisked together and bound with buttermilk. This sticky dough gets formed into a ball—a <i>boule</i>, if you will—then slashed with an ‘X’ and baked. In theory, this should yield a crusty-edged, fluffy-centered bread, ready to be slathered …

Breakfast

Best Spots to Live (for a While) as a Digital Nomad

So you’ve finally figured out a way to work remote. Good for you. Now for the hard part: Where should you live? Or, rather, where should you spend the next week or month before moving on to the next spot? We’ve rounded up a list of co-working and co-living spaces everywhere from major cities to …

Asia Travel

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

The Prodigy: Ashima Shiraishi

In 2007, Ashima Shiraishi was six years old. She stood three feet eight inches tall, weighed 47 pounds—and had a mind preset for adventure. Growing up in New York City, she would often go with her dad to Central Park to play. One afternoon, as she pumped her legs on a swing set, she spied a group …

Climbing

8 Men’s Style Rules You Should Never Break

Style rules were meant to be broken. But not these. From never fully buttoning your blazer to always match your leathers, these are the men's style …

Men's Fashion

Create Your Own Niche

Dear friend,A piece of entrepreneurial advice: create your own niche.Create success for yourselfWhich means,Let’s say you have a passion for …

Street Photography

7 Amazing Coffee Recipes Made at Home Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Most of the people like to skip making of their coffee at home. They take it as …

Coffeemakers