Con McGarry

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Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 69 – Top 10 Items Every Guy Should Own

Something I touched on a little bit in my last article was the tendency for menswear writers and bloggers to overuse adjectives such as ‘versatile’, …

Men’s Fashion Basics – Part 96 – 5 Key Retailers On A Budget

A couple of months back I wrote an article titled ‘The Next Five Steps’, with the purpose of helping guys find their footing on the cliff face of …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

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The language of photography

Photography and technical jargon go together like a DSLR and a hot shoe mounted flash. If you're new to photography there's a lot of lingo to know, particularly around the camera and its equipment. There's ISO, White Balance, RAW, etc.<p>It can be intimidating to try and navigate the world of …

New Balance 2013 Fall M996 Revlite

Released in 1989 is the state-of-the-art entry in New Balance’s 990 series, the M996 is set to join<p>Released in 1989 is the state-of-the-art entry in …

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7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …

7 Date Colognes Guaranteed To Impress Any Potential Lover

If your Tinder pickup line was an absolute trailblazer and you’ve got a time and date on the books, it stands to reason that your pre-date groundwork …

20 Best Dress Shoe Brands For Men

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one’s choice in leather dress shoes – Oxford, Derby, monk or …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …