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Links We Love: 1/5/2018

by Team Fathom

Every week, our travel editors and experts select the best travel finds on the internet and beyond.

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Particularly loved this New York Times photo story that compares New York City city blocks today with what they looked like in the 1930s, when a team of photographers where enlisted to document every building on every block in the city to make property tax assessments fairer and more accurate. – Daniel, editor 

Saltfish and ackee and bammy and more. Digging into this piece about the roots of Caribbean cooking — an homage to the culinary contributions of enslaved women. – Jeralyn, editorial director

Loving Mia Moretti's retro-feeling Instagram story travel series. To transport yourself to Provence, start with episode eight, a blissful spring day spent exploring the French countryside. – Berit

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