24 Best

Fathom's 24 Best Stories of 2012

by Team Fathom

A pin for the places we've been.

We've been everywhere this year — from the North to the South Poles, with a quick stop in outer space. It wasn't easy to narrow down the passport stamps to 24 stories, but we had fun taking a spin around the world and a stroll down memory lane. 


Break Into the JFK Terminal Time Forgot

Finger-Lickin' Alabama Food Tour

Lake Austin Spa Resort: The Treatment

Vegas: I Did It All

Look Up! Flying High at the New Mexico Balloon Fiesta

Glacier National Park: Best Day Ever

Prehistoric Beasts and Prankster Sheep in Borrego Springs


Eco, Pray, Yoga


Just Back From: Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Copenhagen: The House That Lars Built

The Dying Art of the Bullfight in Madrid

An Inn Grows in Tuscany

Pantelleria: Italy's Anti-Capri

Falling in Love with Istanbul


Contrarian Travel: Go to Egypt. Now.

Losing My Virginity on Safari in South Africa


Beirut: Bring the Noise

There Is Love After Pan Am

On the Road in Tajikistan 

Balls Out: Adventures in Bhutan


The Scary Beasts of Australia

How to See Australia in 12 Days


Behold the Icebergs!


In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream, "Waiter!"

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