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How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy.<p>If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little …

12 Stunning Black and White Photos of Pure Americana

An excerpt from Hunter Barnes' Roadbook.<p>Hunter Barnes has devoted his life to documenting American subcultures for the past 15 years. At one time, he lived on an Indian reservation, and for a year, he tracked a motorcycle club from New York called the Immortals.<p>Barnes tells Esquire.com he feels …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Tips for Paying Back Student Loans | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this week, we discussed the basics of student loans every young man should know before taking them on.<p>For many of you, it’s advice you may …

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

A Week's Stay at These National Parks Is Summer's Best Vacation Bargain

Don't forget to pack a tent.<p>Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that …

Manliness Precedes True Gentlemanliness | The Art of Manliness

“Over-sentimentality, over-softness, in fact washiness and mushiness are the great dangers of this age and of this people. Unless we keep the …

Self-improvement

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

What Craftsmanship Can Teach Us About the Good Life | The Art of Manliness

What is it about making things with our hands that provides so much satisfaction? Why are we so drawn to the archetype of the craftsman? In his …

Here are the 10 most popular national parks for camping

Slide 1 of 12<p>Are you a happy camper? You weren’t alone in 2014.<p>Last year, camping of all kinds rose throughout the U.S. national park system, …

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

Day Zero: What does Cape Town’s water crisis mean for travelers?<p>The Caribbean as it used to be: How Montserrat is coming alive again<p>Meet the defiant …

How to Deliver a Baby | The Art of Manliness

I’m sorry to report that this is not a step in the process.<p>As you count down to the arrival of your progeny, you may read some books on pregnancy or …

The Human Desire for Simple Stories | The Art of Manliness

The other day I was flipping through an old issue of <i>Outside Magazine</i> while waiting for a dentist appointment and saw this headline: “The Clown Shoe …

How to Maintain Long-Distance Friendship | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from James “Uncle Buzz” Surwilo.</i><p>“The friend is the person whom one is in need of, and by whom one is needed. Life …

Solvitur Ambulando: It Is Solved By Walking | The Art of Manliness

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men …

How Cooking Can Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

Several months back, I was sitting in a bar in Manhattan’s Lower East Side engaging in a cocktail and conversation with several other patrons. After …

How to Make a Work Bench | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer.</i><p><b>A Quick Intro</b><p>In the video, I share that you’re about to learn how to make …

The Joy of Doing by Raymond John Baughan | The Art of Manliness

<b>“The Joy of Doing”</b> <b><br>From Undiscovered Country, 1946</b> <b><br>By Raymond John Baughan</b><p>The secret of happiness is in knowing this: that we live by the law of …

Bass Reeves: Best Lawman of the West | The Art of Manliness

Who was the greatest Deputy U.S. Marshal of the Old West?<p>Wyatt Earp?<br>Wild Bill Hickok?<p>How about Bass Reeves? Bass who?<p>Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves …

Pinnacles National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: January 10, 2013<br>Size: About 26,000 acres</b><p>Pinnacles—the newest U.S. national park—is a geologic wonderland of jutting volcanic spires, cliffs, and peaks located in the dense chaparral country of the Gabilan Range in west-central California. A mecca for rock climbing …

National Parks

I Heart My National Park: Glacier

Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but scarcely tall enough to …

National Parks

The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

Cities that make life easier for pedestrians are, to many, better places to live. Studies have shown that walkable urban areas are healthier, …

Urban Design

To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …

Imaginative Photo Manipulations Explore Faraway Worlds of Fantasy

Photo manipulator Ted Chin stitches together surreal scenes and imaginative worlds that look like they belong in a fantasy story. Using photos that he or his friends have taken, the San Francisco-based creative masterfully combines different elements to create cohesive images that appear …

Primal Health: Overcoming Human Captivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jonathan Mead.</i><p>The average man’s life in modern times is not that different from a wild animal in a zoo.<p>Sure, …

Index Funds For Beginners: How to Get Started with Investing | The Art of Manliness

“I have no idea what I’m doing.”<p>I don’t know about you, but despite my repeated attempts to fully understand and grasp how investing in the stock …

Our Favorite Retro Lantern

<b>See more gear reviews in our Elements Gear Guide >></b><p>Upon seeing the Barebones Canyon Lantern for the first time, music fans of a certain age might find themselves singing a Cowboy Junkies lyric: “We are miners, hard rock miners … .”<p>In fact, they might find themselves having a hard time <i>not</i> singing …

Camping

Movies that will get you off your couch and make you want to go on an adventure

I have yet to experience a shortage of wanderlust in my life. Ever since I was little, the call to travel and explore has always been very loud.<p>When …