Christopher Patrick

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Three Days of Wellness: Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Summer is almost here and many executives are counting the days until they can head to the beach for some much needed rest and relaxation. Sometimes the best way to truly rejuvenate your spirit and spark your creativity, however, is to look for vacation destinations that combine relaxation with a …

Central America

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

Consumer Tech

Which Swimsuit Is Best for Your Body Type?

A style expert reveals the answer.<p>In the chillier months of the year, picking out the right outfit is pretty easy: thick sweaters for warmth and untucked shirts to cover those extra post-holiday pounds. It's not so easy to figure out what to wear to the beach or the pool.<p>These visual tricks from …

Clothing

5 Summer Travel Bags to Save You Time and Frustration

With summer oh so beautifully on the horizon, it’s time to get serious about your warm weather travel plans. Maybe you’re heading up the coast to …

Jackets

TwelveSouth launches AirFly adapter to connect AirPods to in-flight entertainment systems

Wireless headphones like AirPods offer a lot of benefits, but they do also have some drawbacks – one of which is you can’t use them with in-flight entertainment systems, gym TVs and the like.<p>There’s no shortage of Bluetooth to 3.5mm adapters out there, but Twelve South is hoping that its brand …

Headphones

Nine Great Wellness Spas in the U.S. and Mexico

While there are many spas, just a select group are dedicated to helping you renew, relax and reconnect with what you really want from life. …

Budget Travel

9 Of The Best Men's Slim Fit Blazers For A Lean Professional Look

Finding the right blazer can be a challenge. There are a plethora of options available on the market, each with a different fabric blend, fit, and quality caliber. Blazers with a slimmer fit work on most body types to give the impression of a streamlined, lean look overall. In contrast to a …

Men's Fashion

This Affordable Diver Is Slim and Simple Enough to Be Worn With a Suit

Dive watches and suits: it’s been thing ever since Connery’s Bond strapped a submariner to his wrist in <i>Dr. No</i>, but a dicey style choice all the same. …

Men's Fashion

Backpacking in Panama: Where to Go and What to See

Panama is less visited as a destination for backpackers than other Central American countries like Guatemala and Costa Rica, and that's a good thing. …

Costa Rica

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

1 of 50<p>Šolta, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Grenada<p>3 of 50<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 50<p>Archipelago Sea, …

São Paulo

How to Wear a Harrington Jacket - A Stylish Piece of Men's Outerwear

Sponsored by houseoffraser.co.uk<p>Three of The Best: Harrington Jackets<p>The Original – Baracuta G9<p>Not including the quintessential Harrington jacket: …

Men's Fashion

Why Gymshark is the UK’s Fastest Growing Company

In Partnership with Gymshark. When most British teenagers were studying for tests or simply goofing around, Ben Francis was designing websites, …

Social Media Marketing

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Barcelona

The Best Dress Shirts for Under $100

Don't blow your whole paycheck on your work wardrobe.<p>So, you need a new dress shirt. What you don’t need is to spend an entire paycheck on it, especially if you’re going for a full closet refresh. The good news is, you don’t have to. Here are some options that will keep you looking polished from 9 …

Clothing

10 best grooming items of the week

Sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up to get us through the week, but at <i>GQ</i> we believe the best solution to a rainy day is a little self love. Add …

Men's Fashion

15 Raincoats Handsome Enough to Make You Beg for Bad Weather

Here’s an unspoken truth: umbrellas are trash. Pointless. A bigger waste of time than <i>Gigli</i>. If you shell out for a nice one, you’ll leave it in a Lyft within 48 hours of purchase. If you go the cheap route at your local bodega, it’ll blow inside out and smack you in the face the moment you walk …

35 incredible hotels to visit in your lifetime

ICE raided a meatpacking plant. More than 500 kids missed school the next day

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jessica Bailiff looked out at her class and saw empty desks where her students were supposed to be.<p>The physics teacher's heart sank. She knew why they weren't there.<p>The day before, federal authorities had swept through a nearby meatpacking plant, rounding up nearly 100 people they accused …

Immigration

Tokyo city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Japan's capital

It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafes, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, …

Japan

Mexico's Top 6 Adults-Only Resorts

Riviera Maya: El Dorado Casitas Royale<p>Whether you're planning a honeymoon or looking to clock some time with your partner without the kids in tow, …

Affordable Mexican beach resorts for 2018

Nine affordable Mexican beach resorts for 2018<p>Alisha Prakash | Oyster.com<p>From boisterous spring break trips to romantic honeymoons, beach vacations never go out of style. Luckily, placing yourself in this relaxing setting doesn’t require deep pockets. In fact, plenty of sandy strands around Mexico …

Riviera Maya

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Men's Fashion

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Six clouds you can use to predict the weather

Get your head in the clouds.<p>Modern weather forecasts rely on complex computer simulators. These simulators use all the physics equations that describe the atmosphere, including the movement of air, the sun’s warmth, and the formation of clouds and rain.<p>Incremental improvements in forecasts over …

Landscape Photography

Foolproof Tips & Tricks For Buying Menswear When You Really Hate Shopping

Need some beginner fashion tips? Look no further. When we were kids, most of us wore whatever happened to be clean. Day in, day out. This usually …

Menswear

The Best Haircuts for Men With Beards

From the buzz cut to the bro flow, the shaved head to long, luscious locks, we're here to reveal the best haircuts for men with beards...

Seaview 180 SV2 Ultimate Snorkeling Mask

Wildhorn Outfitters has created a new custom designed premium full-face snorkel mask, designed to enable users to breathe with “confidence and …

These Productivity Tools Are Essential If You Work From Home Or Remotely

Switch from nine-to-fiver to off-site employee, freelancer or entrepreneur like a professional amateur with this starter kit.<p>In the last year I …

6 Instant Pot Recipes to Get You Through the Rest of Winter

It may still be cold outside, but these delicious and cozy Instant Pot meals will lift your spirits.

Cooking

Wear These Earplugs If You Don’t Want to Go Deaf At Concerts and Sporting Events

Hi-fidelity protective earplugs with a really low price.<p>If you want to go enjoy eardrum-rupturing music or cheering at your a concert or sporting …