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Travel Options to Cuba Expanding With Fathom, JetBlue and AirBnB

Lea Lane | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Lea Lane

The president's recent moves to restore diplomatic ties, reopen embassies, and loosen rules for U.S. travel to Cuba -- combined with America's pent-up curiosity -- are prompting travel companies to jump-start connections even before the embargo is lifted.

The Creative Destruction of the University?

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

These guys aren't trying to copy what Harvard does. Minerva won't have a physical campus and won't have a library. Students will take their courses in six or seven different cities, moving every six months or so with a cohort of about 150 peers: San Francisco, London, Singapore.

Searching For New York's Best Slice Of Pizza

Fathom | Posted 11.09.2012 | Travel

Trying to narrow down the best pizza in NYC is like trying to select the best apples from an orchard during U-pick season.

Ask Fathom: How Should I Plan My First Trip To Italy?

Fathom | Posted 06.11.2012 | Travel

Rome will require a few intense days of museums and churches and sites. You don't have to go far to find them: The city's ancient walls are on view at the Termini train station.

Tulum With Kids

Fathom | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel

Tulum had exactly what my my wife, my kids and I needed in a winter getaway from New York City: stunning white sand beaches, a calm ocean to swim in and great restaurants,

New York's Best Speakeasy Is 10,000 Miles Away

Fathom | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel

It's hidden in the back of the darkened lobby bar at the Kirketon Hotel. Like, really hidden. Push through the entrance during a weekend night and the space erupts with booming pop music and boozy laughter.

A Swig From A Strange Bottle

FATHOM | Jack Murnighan | Posted 11.18.2011 | Travel

LAOS – Among the few regrets I have in life is never having been on horseback on a dust-blown plain out West, while my brother, also on horseback, p...

Getting Groomed For Groomless Chinese Wedding Pictures

Fathom | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel

I wobbled on my plastic rhinestone-studded baby heels to the photo shoot set. The photographer was super nice. He was also wearing a fedora.

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

Fathom | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel

These tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.