A New Hobby: Learning to Sail

A New Hobby: Learning to Sail

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(This is part 2 in our new travel series. Read part 1 here.) Sailing is an ancient pastime that mankind has enjoyed since we first started lashing logs together to form basic rafts. And although modern boats are a little more complicated to man, the essence of the sport remains the same: an open body of water, the sea air, and a kind of freedom that doesn’t come in any other way. This association with freedom and the wide open ocean…

Ockham’s Razor: Opting for Shaving Simplicity in the Wild

Ockham’s Razor: Opting for Shaving Simplicity in the Wild

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Whether you’re backpacking, camping, or survival training, a time will come when you must decide: will you or will you not shave while in the wild? While some men like to valiantly immerse themselves in the experience of the outdoors, letting their beards grow, others find that shaving can be a way to centre themselves and maintain basic hygiene in the midst of gritty conditions. And some find that beards are problematic for sensitive skin, leaving their faces with a…