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  • Five Fall Tips To Help Tundra Owners Save Gas

    Gas isn't as expensive as it once was, but for those of you who own trucks like the Toyota Tundra, every little bit helps. Here's some advice for getting the maximum gas mileage from your truck.

  • How to Create an Awesome Man Cave Alert Light

    Creating a space that is "our own" is the dream of pretty much every guy shortly after they get married or move in with the partner of their dreams. This isn't a new tradition but as the roles of men in the house have become blurred from what they might have been for our fathers, this trend is even more important. Your man cave is a safe place where you can just relax and be yourself without bothering anyone. While it's good enough for many guys to simply hang out in the garage and relax on a couch that you've salvaged from the curb, while playing video games on an old TV - we can do better and Best Buy wants to help us shine.

  • Five Things You May Not Know About Your Tires

    Raise your hand if you'll be taking a road trip this year. Probably most of you reading are planning a trip with the family or maybe out with the guys and you've likely thought about the importance of checking your oil before you go but it's also critical to consider the part that actually keeps you on the road and safely between the lines. Yup, that's right - I'm talking about your tires!

  • Five Awesome Apps To Make Travel More Fun

    There’s never been a better time to travel and with your smartphone in hand, the world is literally at your finger tips.

    As well as the great transport links now on offer, technology is making globe-hopping easier than ever. If you've got insatiable wanderlust and love the jet-setting lifestyle, you can take advantage of an array of smartphone apps that take the hassle out of planning holidays. Here are five of our favorites.

  • Six Steps to Plan an Awesome Mancation

    When planning a mancation, most guys think that all they have to do is to pick a location and time to go there. But you can transform an ordinary mancation or guys weekend into a perfect vacation with the guys by spending a little time thinking, planning, and preparing for the adventure.

  • Lads Holiday Vacation Ideas In Nice France

    Visiting the "South of France" is sort of the epitome of the ultimate romantic getaway, but what about a getaway with the guys? Recently we had the chance to meet with some folks from the France Tourism Development Agency and we were impressed by just how much stuff there is to do year round in Nice and within a quick drive of downtown.

  • A Rockers Guys Weekend in London

    header-imageLondon doesn’t have to be about glitz, glam and culture. The bustling city offers a whole host of other options for those looking for something a little different.

    Whether you’re planning a break with your mates this side of Christmas, or fancy a couple of days away with your other half, there are plenty of attractions to experience.

  • Gentlemanly Jaunts Exploring London City’s Luxury Lifestyle

    If you’re thinking about a trip over to the UK, then you’ve got to squeeze London in. Better still, spend five days or a week here if you can in one of the oodles of fantastic city apartments London has to offer. And, of course, London’s got to be done in the utmost style, so we’ve compiled a list of the top five things to do for a great gentlemanly jaunt around one of the coolest and classiest cities in the world. And, of course, we’ve suggested a couple of swanky central London apartments for you to stay at while you’re there, too…

  • A Southern Delaware Guys Weekend

    dogfishSouthern Delaware may not be the first place you think of when planning a mancation with your buddies, but you'd be remiss in not giving this location some serious consideration. Its central location makes it an easily accessible for from Washington, DC, New York, Philadelphia, or Norfolk, but feels like a world away.

    It offers a wide range of outdoor and action packed activities for adventure seekers, an active nightlife for the pub crawlers, and historic attraction for the culturally minded.

  • Villa Milagro - Mexican Mancation Villa Rental

    Tired of the same old resort scene and looking to take your next Mexican mancation to the next level? How about trying a vacation villa rental instead? Villa Milagro writes in with some info about their newest Rental in Troncones Mexico - located on the Mexican Riviera, just north of Ixtapa.

  • Grand Ole Opry and Nashville Music Scene

    second-fiddleIf you are considering a visit to Nashville for your next guys weekend, there is a good chance that you are a country music fan. Make sure that the Grand Ole Opry is on your list of things to do!

    Man Tripping just got back from a tour of not just the current Grand Ole Opry House, but also the Ryman Auditorium (former home of the Opry), Bluebird Cafe, Country Music Hall of Fame, and we even recorded a song at the historic RCA Studio B where Elvis and tons of others have recorded songs.

  • Husband Appreciation Day Ideas

    husband appreciation day at Hotel Sax ChicagoYou don't need to be married to take a Man Trip of course, but since the majority of our readers probably are, we are officially celebrating Husband Appreciation Day tomorrow, April 19, 2008! Like many things on the web, this seems to be a collective "yeah, that's cool, lets all agree to this" holiday rather than some officially sanctioned event, but hey, I'll take what I can.

    My wife's reaction to the news of Husband Appreciation Day was, "When is Wife Appreciation Day?" To which - as a usually smart guy - I responded, "Everyday is Wife Appreciation Day!"... somewhat amused, she said that she thought every day was already Husband Appreciation Day and we both laughed.

  • Mancation Rituals and Traditions

    We men tend to make things up to give our lives meaning, we do stupid handshakes, code words, even flock to exclusive clubs to make ourselves feel important. So what about mancation rituals? At the risk of making our wives and girlfriends embarrassed, I wanted to share with other guys some of the fun and wacky stuff guys do to celebrate guys weekends or mancations. I had a chance to chat with several experienced guys who love taking mancations. Here are some of the rituals and traditions they shared with me:

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