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Fathom Favorites: The Best in Travel

by Team Fathom

Fathom at Hong Kong Art Basel

Seen at Art Basel Hong Kong, 2014. Photo: Jeralyn Gerba.

While you were busy looking at cat videos on the internet, we sifted through, read, researched, downloaded, tested, and compiled lists of the best travel tools, apps, blogs, magazines, and Instagrammers out there. You're very welcome. 

WHY 24?

And not 10 or 25 or 100? You'll see the number 24 a lot on Fathom. For a few reasons: We want to deliver a balanced but concise mix of options, and sometimes twenty is not enough. Also, 24 is our lucky number.


24 BEST TRAVEL BLOGS AND WEBSITES

Our annual list of inspiring and useful sites. Get ready to bookmark them.

See our latest edition.

See also: 2016; 2015; 2014; 2013


24 BEST TRAVEL APPS

Mobile tools to make your time traveling easier, more inspirational, and a lot more fun.

See our latest edition.

See also: 20152014; 2013All-time favorites


 

24 BEST TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHERS

A list of hardworking and passionate pros documenting moments of humanity, humility, wonder, and awe across the globe.

See our latest edition.

See also: 2015


 

24 BEST TRAVELERS ON INSTAGRAM

Sometimes social media causes Insta-envy, but most of the time it inspires more travel planning. Our annual list of globetrotting Instagrammers to follow.

See our latest edition.

See also: 2015; 2014


 

24 BEST TRAVELERS ON STELLER 2015

We've fallen totally and completely in love with storytelling app Steller. The platform has quickly become one of our favorite places to learn, discover, and share photos and stories with fellow travelers.

See our latest edition.


24 BEST PACKING TIPS

Our best packing tips and tricks will get you from A to B and back to A with a little more spring in your step and a little less sag in your shoulders.

Read it all here.


24 BEST INDIE MAGAZINES FOR TRAVELERS

We may be a digital media company, we love a well-made magazine. These indie favorites stoke our wanderlust.

See our 2015 update.

See also: 2014


24 BEST INDIE TRAVEL GUIDES

In praise of the lesser-known guidebooks that are worth the weight in your carry-on.

See our latest edition.


24 BEST VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD

The world of volunteer travel is a tricky one, but we've found a number of organizations that take great pains to evaluate needs, give assistance with respect, and utilize the traveler's skills and resources to great, positive effect.

See our latest edition.


And for those occasions when 24 just isn't enough, we go big.

THE WORLD'S MOST ROMANTIC HOTELS

When you're in the mood for love, look no further than our list of tried and tested hotels, resorts, and inns.

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See also: 2016; 201520142013


ROAD TRIPS IN THE UNITED STATES

Whether you've got a pink Cadillac, a little deuce coupe, or a Chrysler that's as big as a whale — it's time to hit the road, Jack.

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AFRICA'S BEST SAFARI LODGES

Families, couples, honeymooners, experienced trekkers, hikers, and wildlife enthusiasts will find the best places to call home base in the wild.

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WHERE TO SKI AROUND THE WORLD

We're hitting the slopes around the world. Here's where we've been.

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PACK YOUR POPCORN: 25 AMAZING TRAVEL MOVIES

On evenings when we have no getaway plans, we use movies to whisk us to faraway lands. Pop some corn, dive under a blanket, and roam the world cinematically.

See our latest edition.


BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE

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