Travel Hacks

Storyteller Contest: Share Your How-To's and Hacks

by Team Fathom

For every challenge, there is a solution.

One of the best things about working for a travel website is gathering stories and tips from experts and enthusiasts of all kinds. We'll hear stories of daring-do, ingenuity, creativity, or tradition and think, how do they do it?

So now we're asking you. Have step-by-step instructions for friending locals? Taking perfect pictures? Angling for upgrades? Or maybe you have a go-to method for finding out about secret parties, navigating without a map, and surviving holiday travel. Share your best Travel How-To with us. Make it quick, easy, and idiot-proof.

We'll accept submissions through September 26th, and publish our favorites on the site and in our weekly newsletter. Submit your stories here.

To get your creative juices flowing, here's a great — and, frankly, crazy — story by Rob Long about How to Get Away from It All