The Manual exists to show everyone how to live a more engaged life. Whether it be fashion, culture, food, drinks, travel, grooming, or the outdoors, we bring authenticity and authority to everything we cover. The Manual offers expert guidance — and only the best insights.
Founded in 2012 in Portland, Oregon, The Manual has developed an excellent team of seasoned writers around the world who test all the gear, shake the cocktails, cook the food, interview the experts, and meet with the brands we cover.
You’ve got a lot on your mind, and The Manual’s team of editors and authors want to help you decide what to wear, where to travel to, which gear is best for you, and so much more. We’re focused on surfacing great insights aimed at your unique lifestyle and needs, all with keen attention to what’s best for you.
Nate is General Manager for all not-Digital-Trends properties at DTMG, including The Manual, Digital Trends en Español (DTES), 21Oak, NewFolks, The Angle, PawTracks, HappySprout, ToughJobs, and BlissMark. He was previously an Editor at Dice Insights, The Next Web, SlashGear, and Android Authority.
A former chef, lifelong snowboarder, documentary fiend, and avid traveler, Nate eats well, learns constantly, and falls down a lot of snowy mountains.
Nicole is editor of The Manual, PawTracks, 21Oak, NewFolks, and HappySprout. She previously held editorial positions at publications in the hospitality and soap opera industries — Hotel Business, InspireDesign, and Soaps In Depth. While she is an avid traveler, she has yet to meet her evil look-alike.
In her free time, Nicole loves planning road trips and trying to make tomato sauce as good as her grandmother’s.
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