The Roundup

2015, the Year You'll Check Off "Handling Livestock" on Your Customs Form

by Team Fathom
Bathing

Bath time in Patara Elephant Farm. Photo by Jeana Shandraw of Surf and Sunshine.

Next year, swap the hectic life in the urban jungle for the simple one in the great outdoors: take care of elephants in Thailand, fall in love with sea lions in the Galapagos, be a hero on horseback in India.

The animal kingdom awaits. (Slideshow)

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE

2015, the Year You'll Rediscover Your Own Backyard