Fathomaway Compass

I travel for the Culture

The Marrakech Orangerie

MARRAKECH – The Notes from the Road illustrator wanders the medina absorbing shades of orange.

A Weekend in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas – What began as my wary, stubborn, New York-centric attitude has turned into an open, loving embrace and endorsement of H-Town. See? I'm already using the local lingo.

Following Georgia O'Keeffe's Footsteps

SANTA FE, New Mexico – Georgia O'Keeffe was the inspiration for a recent trip to the Southwest. Start with the flawless New Mexico sky: It never has a bad day.

Best Day Ever: Seoul

SEOUL – It's thriving, buzzing, incredibly fun, and somewhat complicated to navigate. Here's a one-day guide to the South Korean capital, from museums to souvenirs.

Naoshima: Japan's Island of Art

NAOSHIMA, Japan – A stunning mix of outdoor sculptures, museums, installations, and underground galleries floating in the Seto Inland Sea.

Offbeat Trinidad and Tobago

TRINIDAD – Instead of sounding like a cornball cruise ship outfit or bootleg Jimmy Buffet concert, it's like seeing Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra bang out long, progressive pieces of complex music. 

The People's Guide to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL, Mexico – Though the famous artist colony has been infiltrated by Texas oil billionaires and well-heeled retirees, some of the old bohemian standbys can still be found behind scarred wooden doors.

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