There is no time for lying around in the life of a real man. A true gentleman must have some other interests besides his career. And is there a better time to start pursuing a new hobby than the beginning of a new year? It is now or never. We will give you a hand by presenting you with a couple of prestigious hobbies for a real gentleman. Hopefully, you will find the one that suits you.
Learning to play any instrument is manly. And is there a better choice than guitar? It is beginner-friendly and it costs relatively less than some other musical instruments you may choose. 300$ is more than enough for your first guitar. There is also no reason to pay for the classes if you do not want to, since you can find many tutorials online. Once you become more skilled you will be able to gather your friends and play for them. In addition to this, when it comes to impressing women, playing a guitar is always a big plus.
Every man should know how to cook. Not only that it gives you independence but it helps you save money and stay healthy. Just try to compare meals you have prepared yourself and fast food you would otherwise eat. The truth is, you have to eat at least a couple of times a day. So why not make fun out of it? It is also quite accessible and cheap hobby to start practicing. All you will need is your cooking equipment, a cookbook for men and an apron.
The most important role of the man in the family is to provide. During a long period in history that meant going to the woods and killing wild animals. For many nations and tribes, hunting was even a way to initiate boys into manhood and bond with others in a real male setting. But today, most of us go into a fast food store and buy a burger wrapped up in a paper. So, hunting is a great hobby to choose since it offers you a chance for male binding, gets you healthy meat and helps you improve your survival skills. Carrying hunting camera with you will give you opportunity to capture the best moments each time you go hunting.
“Life is a form of chess” said Benjamin Franklin. He also argued that chess improves the quality of a mind. Hardly will you find a hobby that can be more helpful when it comes to concentration, problem solving and abstract reasoning. That is exactly why men have been playing chess for more than a thousand years. Is there a better way to pass time than to do something that helps you become a better man? Call up your friend and start playing whenever you can. On the other hand, if you do not have a chess partner, you can try playing it online.
Men do not read as they used to before, but there can hardly be a manlier hobby. It connects you with great thinkers through history thus making you a well-rounded man. This hobby won’t cost you much if you have an access to the library. Still, many men decide to collect books and make their own library at home. Now the only thing left are some ideas on what to read. Start building your library by getting some of the books every man should read.
Remember that no matter which hobby you decide on, it will demand much effort and will not always be easy. It is important not to give up the first time you hit the bump in the road and make it just another thing that collects dust in your closet.