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Hipcamp's Guide to Camping Out West

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 8:18 PM

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Hello Earth! Thank you for Crater Lake. Photo by Julian Bialowas. The best grounds in the west for pitching a tent, skinny dipping, tree hugging, kicking back and truly enjoying the great outdoors.

By Julie Murrell for Fathom | Nature-lovers, outdoorsmen and...

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7 Tokyo Shops to Hit Your Sweet Spot

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 8:33 PM

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Small-batch caramels. Photo courtesy of Number Sugar.

By Shigeki Abe for Fathom | Born in Tokyo and raised in New York, Shigeki Abe has always enjoyed the best of both worlds. As a child, his time spent exploring Japan and discovering the...

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Don't Know What to Do For Fathers' Day? Here's an Easy Way to Celebrate With Dad This Sunday in Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2015 | 10:38 PM

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Prospect Heights resident and Brooklyn Flea co-founder Eric Demby gives us an easy, no-frills, chill idea for a perfect Fathers' Day Sunday in Brooklyn. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Flea.

By Eric Demby for Fathom | I have a 2-year-old, so I'm up...

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10 Beauty Products To Turn Your Long-Haul Flight Into A Personal Spa

(2) Comments | Posted June 4, 2015 | 9:58 AM

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Photo courtesy of Murchison Hume. Treat yourself: Coconut oil, a leave-on facial mask, and a teeny-tiny makeup kit for big results that take up minimal space in your carry-on.

By Berit Baugher for Fathom | There's nothing like a 15-hour flight to...

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5 New York City Oyster Joints for Every Occasion

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 12:16 PM

There's an oyster spot for every circumstance in New York City. All photos courtesy of Julie Qiu.

By Julie Qiu for Fathom | There are many things that make New York City an amazing place to live, but the oyster scene is especially great for me. Five years ago,...

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A Sweet and Smoky Food Tour of Asheville, North Carolina

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 4:34 PM

By Kerry Saretsky for Fathom | When my family told me they were buying a house in Asheville, the first thing out of my gaping mouth was "Why?!" They had lived in Paris, New York, and Casablanca. Clearly North Carolina was a step in the wrong direction. But I admit,...

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The Villages, Valleys, and Views of Corsica

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 4:39 PM

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When you're not at Cannes, hop on a boat and sail to Corsica. For blue waters, cute villages, crazy drivers, and delicious cookies. See what happens when Italy and France have a love child. All photos by Veronique Lievre.

By Veronique Lievre for...

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9 Podcasts We're Downloading This Spring

(2) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 6:59 PM

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These tiny, portable files make for perfect travel companions. They don't take up space and provide hours of entertainment on the go.

By Berit Baugher for Fathom | It took the Serial phenomenon to unite Team Fathom on the awesomeness that is...

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Capture the Indie Scene in Charleston

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 10:38 AM

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A glimpse at Charleston cool. All photos by Cabell Belk.

By Cabell Belk for Fathom | Gone are the days when Charleston debutantes didn't venture above Calhoun Street after dark. Your society granny may not be brunching on the other side of the...

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Kayak the Appalachians and Protect Mother Earth With the Sierra Club

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 7:33 PM

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Let's Kayak. All photos courtesy of Rebecca Dameron.

By Rebecca Dameron for Fathom | Founded in 1892, Sierra Club has been protecting and conserving our environment long before global warming and GMOs entered the vernacular. Longtime member and environmental...

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8 Chic, Trendy and Under-the-Radar Spots in Buenos Aires

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 7:03 PM

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There's so much more to BA than steak, malbec and tango. Like Midcentury furniture, people watching with cupcakes and the newest indie designers. Photo by Emma Livingston.

By Vanessa Bell for Fathom | Having visited Argentina my whole life (my mother is from...

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Triumphs and Mishaps on Iceland's Ring Road

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 11:56 AM

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An off-season road trip around the land of ice and fire. All photos by Richard B. Silver.

By Sherri Rifkin for Fathom | Traveling anywhere off-season usually means tossing plans out the window and making the best of what's available. Sherri Rifkin and...

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Out and About With Eli Zabar, the Man Who Feeds the Upper East Side

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 5:44 PM

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How the grocery giant spends his Sunday in his NYC neighborhood. Photo by Quentin Bacon.

By Eli Zabar for Fathom | I emigrated from the Upper West Side to the Upper East Side about 40 years ago. I love the West Side, but...

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The High-Low Guide to the Best Food in Palm Beach

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 1:21 PM

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By Kiira Leess for Fathom | After moving from New York City to the Palm Beach area over two years ago, I thought I would have to do some serious digging to feed my insatiable hunger for really good food. I (happily) discovered it...

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Eat Your Heart Out in Buenos Aires

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:37 PM

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The best way to start your day in Argentina. Anna Petrow shares her list of snacking superlatives in Buenos Aires. All photos by Anna Petrow.

By Anna Petrow for Fathom | Argentina is known for their meat. So. Much. Meat. But also the...

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Vintage Shopping Paradise in Tokyo

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 12:32 PM

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The Japanese take on Americana. Photo courtesy of Almanac of Style.

By Ruby Nichols for Fathom | Is it any surprise that among the micro-neighborhoods and meta-cultures of Tokyo you'll find a crop of Western-style vintage shops and thrifty attitudes that do...

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Culinary Treasure in San Sebastian, Spain

(1) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 2:41 PM

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Innovative plates and city scenes from the Donostia region of Spain. All photos courtesy of Karina Correa.

By Karina Correa for Fathom | After hitting up the tapas bars in Barcelona, Karina Correa — photographer, filmmaker, and owner of...

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Solo and Loving it in Hawaii

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 2:57 PM

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A bird's eye view of Diamond Head and Honolulu. Hawaii isn't only for romance. Road trips, hikes, sunset walks, surfing and delicious dining can be done as one. All photos by Shari Bayer.

By Shari Bayer for Fathom | Not having a...

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How to Ask Buddha for Your Fortune in Taiwan

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 2:50 PM

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Seeking advice from Buddha. Photo: Jirka Matousek / Flickr

By Cyrena Lee for Fathom | When Cyrena Lee visits Taiwan, her priority is the food. But she always makes time to pop into a...

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27 Steps to the Perfect Stroll Down Magazine Street in New Orleans

(1) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 6:05 PM

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You've seen the French Quarter, you've eaten too many beignets. Think you've done New Orleans? Not until you stroll Magazine Street. Here are the best stops along the way. All photos by Berit Baugher

By Berit Baugher for Fathom | My first...

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