Fathom Questionnaire: Ben Schott
by Ben Schott
Favorite destinations: Amalfi Coast, the Hamptons, Lake Como.
Dying to visit: Japan, Russia.
Bizarre travel rituals: Travel insurance.
In-flight relaxation regime: Ear plugs, aisle seat, remove watch for long-haul flights.
Always in carry-on: MacBook, Billingham camera bag.
Concierge or DIY? Wife.
See it all or take it easy? See it all easily.
Drive or be driven? Driven.
Travel hero: Passepartout.
Best hotel amenity: The rentable speedboat at Villa d'Este.
I dream about my meal at Lo Scoglio.
Everywhere I go, I check out the stationery shops.
When I arrive in a new place, I learn the lay of the land by following strangers.
I always bring home nothing. I hate tchotchkes.
If I never return to Cyprus it'll be too soon because, well, you'll have to go to find out.
I travel to visit my wife.