Dino Chioda

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Get your kicks on Route 66 with these supercool roadmaps

If you were thinking of taking to the highway on your next holiday in the US then these supercool road trip maps might give you some inspiration.<p>The nine minimalist routes were designed by illustrator Ilias Sounas and give eight different options for an excursion across America. They come from …

Key West

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

Leadership

Forget Paris—This Tiny Town Is the Unofficial Food Capital of Europe

As I drift in and out of a jet-lagged haze during our drive from Frankfurt airport to Baiersbronn, a small town in Germany, I'm confused by the …

European Travel

Abruzzo Is Making White Wine From Grapes You Don't Yet Know

Dangle a paper cutout of Italy in the air, then slice it in half with a machete (horizontally; slightly angled). The cut will likely run along a line connecting Rome to Pescara. An excellent east-west highway connecting these cities (in two hours) passes wildly beautiful landscapes between the …

Wine & Spirits

The culture of South Tyrol explained

Unique festivals and traditions such as woodcarving help South Tyrol protect its deeply rooted identity<p>Hidden in the dramatic valleys of the Dolomites nestles a string of rural communities where a distinct culture and curious age-old traditions endure. Semi-autonomous South Tyrol is a unique …

The best investment decision I have ever made

When I got my business degree in 2011, I was ready to start my career.<p>I wanted to start a business, earn money, and also invest. Those were my main …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

5 great Italian restaurants around the SF Bay Area

Handmade pasta, antipasti, blistered-crust pizzas with melting mozzarella and — oh dear, we’re salivating all over the keyboard. Suffice it to say, …

THE 9 BEST WALKING ROUTES IN EUROPE

We’ve been walking through Europe for decades and as you can imagine, we’ve learned a thing or two over the years. But knowledge, like life and a …

How to Shop for Your Dream Kitchen on a Budget

Not every category of products has a “Best in Class.” In fact, very few do. But there are plenty of categories that have a quintessential standard, a …

11 New York City Hidden Gems That Aren't Tourist Traps

You may know New York City for Times Square, the Empire State Building or Central Park, but the city that never sleeps also has many hidden gems as …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

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Once upon a time, you could bet on checkered tablecloths and a sauce-centric menu when dining out over an Italian meal. But things have changed, and a brand new breed of Italian restaurant has come into existence. In Colorado, the Italian renaissance is well underway, and in the last year, Denver …

Italy

Bonus Blades: 10 Essential Tools for Hunting, Fishing, Camping, and Survival

Chances are, you already have a favorite hunting knife (or two or three), but there’s no reason to stop there, because there’s no such thing as …

The simple trick that has helped me land jobs without having to apply

Every few years, I pull out my "hire me" email and bcc it to my contacts, which includes old coworkers and bosses — but also former neighbors, landlords, people I trained with for a marathon, and so on. It looks like this:<p><i>Hi all,</i><p><i>After a really fun two years of traveling and freelancing — currently</i> …

11 Watches from Baselworld You Can Actually Afford

It’s tempting to consider Baselworld an accessible rebuttal to SIHH’s display of high-end horology, but that isn’t really true. A $20,000 TAG Heuer …

Follow in the Footsteps of Easy Company on This “Band of Brothers” Tour of Europe

If you happen to be <i>that</i> sort of TV series fan, you can visit Eastern Europe to tour castles that play the part of Westeros from <i>Game of Thrones</i>. You …

Rediscover Rome at the Stylish New Hotel Vilòn

Housed within a mansion that once belonged to the Borghese family, the boutique hotel effortlessly captures the city’s sensual side.<p><i></i>Tucked into one …

Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside

Due in June, the new Mintbox moves from an AMD CPU to a rival Celeron processor, which should provide a performance boost while maintaining a similar …

The Fishing Gear You Need for 2018

Spring is here! Which means it’s time to break out the gear, dust off the rods and sharpen the hooks. Soon enough we’ll all be back out on the water, …

Creating and Deleting Directories with Python

This article continues with our series on interacting with the file system in Python. The previous articles dealt with reading and writing files. …

Linux

How Antica Barbieria Colla Mastered the Art of Men’s Grooming the Italian Way - Ape to Gentleman

It’s easy work admiring Italian gentleman who impeccably turned out live and breathe the art of sprezzatura – an Italian word used to describe a …

Barbershops

10 Items of Gear Every Outdoors-Person Needs to Own

<b>What outdoor activity excites you?</b> Ski-touring? Stand-up paddleboarding? Canoe-tripping? Whatever turns your crank (cycling?), there's specialized …

Camping

What a Week-Long All-Inclusive Vacation Costs in Top Destinations

All-inclusive resorts run the gamut, from intimate properties with high-end facilities to cheap hotels with a party atmosphere. Whether in lush St. …

The Most Popular Airbnb in Every European Country, Mapped

Traveling Europe on a budget can be tough — particularly with the amount of luxury high-end hotels lining the streets. If you’re looking for …

European Travel

Python Top 45 Tutorials for the Past Year (v.2018)

If you’re looking for..<p>Open Source Python Projects of the Year (avg. 4,078 ⭐️): Click here<br>• Machine Learning Top Articles of the Year: Click here<p><i>(The</i> …

The Best HomeKit Products We’d Buy with HomePod (Updated)

The HomePod is available now and it’s better time than ever for Apple users to turn their home into a smart home, or at least start moving in that …

10 reasons to visit Abruzzo, Italy's new hot destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> Central Italy 's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.<p>Now the region, a world away from modern Italy, could be on the verge of an international tourism boom.<p>With incoming travel numbers on the rise in the …

Italy

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …