Fathomaway Compass

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Fathom Questionnaire: David Hong

Weirdest thing seen on travels: Flash mobs. It just isn't the same as just watching them on YouTube. Everywhere I go, I check out the local pub. The key to my heart is good pint of beer.

How Locals Spend a Sabbath: Jerusalem

JERUSALEM – What tourists don’t know is that for 25 hours between Friday night and Saturday night, the city almost completely shuts down. Here's how to keep busy.

Swimming with Whale Sharks

LA PAZ, Mexico – I knew it wouldn't attack me. Whale sharks eat plankton and algae, for goodness sake. But when a 15-foot anything is swimming towards you, and you're practically naked, it's freaky.

World's Best Hotels: St. Regis Deer Valley

DEER VALLEY, Utah – If I listened to the voice inside, I would never leave the St. Regis. I had been here for four days, and I was ready to stay forever. Blame the s'mores.

Fathom Questionnaire: Joanna Prisco

I always bring home slippers. Cotton in-flight slippers, terry hotel-room slippers, little beaded silk slippers from Singapore. It's nice to look down at your feet and remember where you've been. 

WIN! Roxy's Spring Break Essentials

Amateurs spend spring break in Cabo. The pros surf Waikiki, Biarritz, and Tahiti, and hit the slopes in Park City. And they're carrying all the right stuff. Get it all.

Draught Master, Pour Me Another

MONTREAL – As we enter spring break season, we pause to remind our readers that traveling for the beer can, in fact, be a noble pursuit. 

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