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How to Hitchhike Around Iceland's Ring Road

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 2:16 PM

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Let the adventure begin. All photos by Victoria DeLeone.

By Victoria DeLeone for Fathom | Mama told you not to talk to strangers, and she definitely told you not to get in their cars. But you're in Iceland now, and it's too...

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Dawn to Dusk: Surfing Rockaway Beach (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 1:30 PM

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We're missing summer already. An ode to beach days and surf breaks in Queens.

By Rob Corso for Fathom | There's a well-worn adage about surfing: You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a surfboard, and that's pretty close. Filmmakers and...

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6 Ways to Chill Out in Brittany, France

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 1:24 PM

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Walking along the seaside resort of Dinard. Photo by Courtney Maum.

By Courtney Maum for Fathom | With a romantic landscape of frothy inlets, verdant cliffs, and seaside cottages speckled with orange moss and honeysuckle, off-season or in, Brittany's Emerald Coast is...

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You Don't Need a Car to Spend Labor Day Weekend in Hudson, New York

(1) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 7:47 PM

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Plan your weekend trip from NYC to Hudson Valley. Car not required! Photo by Jeralyn Gerba.

By Jeralyn Gerba for Fathom | City folk often fantasize about trading in the urban hustle for something more quaint. The kind of place with a...

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How to Charm Your Way Into Milan's Coolest Speakeasy

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 11:45 AM

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Are you on the list? Photo courtesy of Flavio Angiolillo.

By Erica Firpo for Fathom | Milan's coolest speakeasy is also its most closely guarded secret. To get in, you have to know who (and how) to ask. Contributing editor Erica Firpo...

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Ignorance Is Bliss: 5 Shark Facts We Wish We Didn't Know Before Going To The Beach

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 6:08 PM

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Close to shore. Photo by Christian Haugen / Flickr

By Jordan Siskind-Weiss for Fathom | It's Shark Week and everyone's on the beach. Whether you heed warnings or throw caution to the wind, it's good to...

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8 Beach Reads and the Beaches to Read Them On

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:12 PM

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These books look great with a tan. Photo by Boris Ebzeev.

By Tess Falotico for Fathom | The books we read each summer are only as good as the beaches we read them on. Fathom's professional beach-reading intern Tess Falotico looked into...

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10 Tips for Road-Tripping With Toddlers

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 11:36 AM

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Emily, Adam, and Colette on the Amazon River. Photo: Courtesy of Our Open Road.

By Emily Harteau for Fathom | A well-traveled mom knows how to keep the kids happy (and herself sane) while in...

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Best Day Ever: The Pop Artist's New Orleans

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:32 PM

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The artist in her studio. Photo: Alexandra Arnold.

By Ashley Longshore for Fathom | Her paintings of Kate Moss as a nun and Audrey Hepburn in a bouquet have attracted many fans and were featured in the launch of Preserve.us, Blake...

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Plan Your Own Tour de France Route in Paris: Museum to Patisserie

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 5:44 PM

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Bike Paris. Photo: Courtesy of Patricia Linuma / Velib' City Bike

By Crystal Meers for Fathom | In a city with so much to offer, you can plan your route by following brain and then belly.

PARIS – Cultural institutions are best...

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Highs and Lows, Skies and Surf in Rio

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 3:23 PM

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Posto 7 in Ipanema. All photos by Pavia Rosati.

By Pavia Rosati for Fathom | Rio is visually dazzling. A natural wonderland where mountains meet ocean, bays and inlets beg to be Instagrammed, and scenic palm fronds frame the whole gorgeous scene....

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Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 6:13 PM

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San Fran, Muir Woods, Point Lobos. We did it all and more. Photos by Tess Falotico.

By Tess Falotico for Fathom | See the redwoods. Shop local designers and thrift shops. Eat everything, spend nothing. Drive 232 miles in a week. We...

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5 Things to Channel Your Rio Style

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 3:46 PM

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Albums for sale on the street in Santa Teresa, Rio. Photo: Pavia Rosati.

By Pavia Rosati for Fathom | Here's a useful tip when packing for Rio. Before you go, open your suitcase and get rid of three-quarters of everything you've packed....

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Tucking Into Taiwan: Ultimate Food Tour

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 8:30 PM

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What's for breakfast? Photos by Cyrena Lee

By Cyrena Lee for Fathom | A little gem of an island, Taiwan is the ultimate food destination for Asian cuisine. So unless you're lucky enough to already have been introduced, get ready for an...

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Pre-Game Fenway Park: 13 Spots in the New Kenmore Square

(2) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 4:49 PM

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Consider your Father's Day plans set. Photo: Soe Lin / Flickr

By Devorah Klein Lev-Tov for Fathom | The Red Sox are back home from 12-18th June. If you're taking your dad to a game, here's 13 reasons to go early.

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Drink up! It's Negroni Week Worldwide

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 4:11 PM

By Joanna Prisco for Fathom | We love all drinks but hold a special place in our heart for the Negroni. (It must be all those sunsets on the Amalfi Coast.) The world is getting in on the action this week.

Suddenly seeing red? No need to call the...

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Chef Nick Anderer's Favorite Roman Restaurants

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 2:59 PM

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When you're going to Rome, come hungry. Photos: Clockwise from left, Courtesy of Etabli, Antica Pesa, Grano, and Sant'Eustachio.

By Nick Anderer for Fathom | When New Yorkers are hungry for Roman food, they head to Maialino in the...

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12 Indie Spots in Hong Kong

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 2:50 PM

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A cuppa at Amical. All photos courtesy of Tink Labs.

By Terence Kwok for Fathom | Crafted coffee, artisanal pastries, design shops -- smells like a scene. Hong Kong's Tink Labs founder shows us around the hot spots.

HONG KONG – I've...

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Your A-Z Guide to Vieques, Puerto Rico

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 5:45 PM

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The colorful beach scene in Sun Bay. All photos by Jeralyn Gerba

By Jeralyn Gerba for Fathom | A Caribbean island offering the quintessential mellow beach experience. A girl on the lookout for everything else.

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico – I love to...

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10 Tips to Conquer America's Largest Antique Show

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 3:59 PM

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Photo: Berit Baugher

By Berit Baugher for Fathom | America's largest outdoor antique show is back in town from 13-18 May, here's how to do it right.

I caught the Brimfield bug. I can't remember if it came from a design blog, a...

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