Fathomaway Compass

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WIN! Roxy's Spring Break Essentials

Amateurs spend spring break in Cabo. The pros surf Waikiki, Biarritz, and Tahiti, and hit the slopes in Park City. And they're carrying all the right stuff. Get it all.

Draught Master, Pour Me Another

MONTREAL – As we enter spring break season, we pause to remind our readers that traveling for the beer can, in fact, be a noble pursuit. 

Fathom Questionnaire: Ali Rickards

Weirdest thing seen on travels: Giant sea turtles laying eggs at 2 a.m. on a Costa Rican beach. They were in a trance, making primal sounds. It smelled terrible, and it was all very confusing.

Spoiled Rotten in Switzerland

SWITZERLAND – Walking into the chalet, even my new leather pants experienced an inferiority complex. Amidst the heiresses in Hermès and runaways in Rodarte, Helmut Lang feels lame.

Shanghai Street Crossing

SHANGHAI – We step off the sidewalk again and scan the traffic. A string of city buses crowded with morning commuters lumbers along. We miss our chance. A reader story.

Best Day Ever: Rome

ROME – That was fast. Now that the cardinals have picked a new pope, we suggest a walk from the Pantheon toward spaghetti alla carbonara, fried artichokes, and zabaglione with melted chocolate.

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