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Who Even Knew Airports Had Yoga Rooms?

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:24 AM

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Luggage. Passport. Yoga mat. A zenned-out airport experience. Finally. Photo by Cyrena Lee.

By Cyrena Lee for Fathom | Rush through airport traffic. Drag bags through winding check-in line. Unload and reload at security. Squeeze into seat and shake off cramps for...

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How to Set a Global Table for Thanksgiving

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 1:27 PM

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Kaico's timeless Japanese utensils. Photo courtesy of Poketo.

By Berit Baugher for Fathom | A global table doesn't always mean brightly colored Mexican otomi textiles or patterned indigo napkins that you dip-dyed by hand in Burkina Faso (although those are fabulous too)....

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An American in Cuba: First Impressions

(15) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 2:01 PM

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One of Havana's many abuelitas. All photos by Berit Baugher.

Team Fathom went to Cuba to have a look around. Here are first impressions from their first trip to the Caribbean island trapped in time.

CUBA – Like many Americans, we have always...

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The Perfect Three-Day Road Trip Through Virginia

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 12:32 PM

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Wright's Dairy Rite iconic sign. All photos by Emily Warman

By Emily Warman for Fathom | Fathom sent a skeptical NYC editor to Virginia to discover what all that old-fashioned Southern charm is about.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY, Virginia – When Fathom sent me on...

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Eat Your Way Around the World Without Ever Leaving Queens

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 12:22 PM

By Daniel Schwartz for Fathom | I'm lucky. And I'm reminded of it every day on the walk to the train. I live in one of the most diverse urban areas in the world, the great New York City borough of Queens, and I've been traveling country to country...

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There's More to Princeton Than Preppies and Poseurs

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 8:47 PM

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Nothing like a buffalo chicken cheese steak right after last call. Photo: Stan Parish.

By Stan Parish for Fathom | Editor Stan Parish lives in Manhattan but grew up (mostly) in Princeton, New Jersey. Because he currently spends more time in Central...

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Where to Learn, Shop, and Dance the Tango in Buenos Aires

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 12:57 PM

Don't stand on the sidelines. Strap on your hot new tango shoes and join the dance party.

By Berit Baugher for Fathom

From the back street brothels of Buenos Aires to the stages of Paris, the seductive national dance of Argentina has come a long way. When you're...

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How to Make a Mixtape for the Road

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 2:34 PM

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A music lover breaks down the art of mixtaping. And creates a fall soundtrack for Fathom.

By Beth Silverman for Fathom | My grandfather showed me how to play Harry Belafonte on his Electrohome record player at age 3 (it was a...

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12 New Restaurants From Your Favorite NYC Chefs

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 4:45 PM

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The bar at Gato. It's never this empty. Photo: Daniel Krieger / Courtesy of Gato.

By Pavia Rosati for Fathom | What's old is new again in NYC, as the city's favorite restaurateurs (Keith McNally, Bobby Flay, Daniel Humm) are behind the...

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How to Hitchhike Around Iceland's Ring Road

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 3:16 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)

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 2:30 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 | 2:24 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 | 8:47 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 | 12:45 PM

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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 | 7:08 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 | 5:12 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 | 12:36 PM

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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 | 4:32 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 | 6:44 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 | 4:23 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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