Meet Angel, the Head of Africa’s Only Safari Lodge Run Entirely by Women

As part of Fathom's Great Women in Travel series, I spoke with Angel Vendeline Namshali, the Serengeti’s first female Tanzanian safari lodge manager and the head of Dunia Camp, an all-female-run safari lodge in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.

The 15 Hottest Hotel Openings of Fall 2018

Summer and fall revealed so many great new properties that it was hard to choose just fifteen outstanding openings. A chic country estate outside London has us dreaming of cozy days in front of a fireplace with hot toddies. The boutique hotel trend finally reaches Las Vegas. One of our favorite indie hospitality companies opens the first of several stunning safari lodges in Namibia, a country that is very high on our bucket list. Yours, too? Dig in and start dreaming about your next vacation.

6 Pilgrimages That Could Change Your Life

Whether you’re seeking religious answers, reflecting on life, or simply clocking the steps, a lengthy walk in a scenic setting on a time-worn route can be a transformative experience for any modern wayfarer.


The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Baja California

In a part of the world known for its sun-washed beaches and laid-back vibe, you won’t be short of places to buy designer sunblock and tequila. But you should shop the local markets and small boutiques instead. From one-of-a-kind earrings made from local materials to old-school Mexican candies, the Baja Peninsula is a culturally rich slice of paradise with talented makers practicing long-standing traditions.

For Michelin-Star Dumplings and Cantonese Fine Dining, Head to Hong Kong’s Kowloon Neighborhood

No need to stay on Hong Kong Island for a good meal. Foodies can make an epic, finger-licking tour for themselves on the mainland, in Kowloon.

Slowing Down at the Best Little Tea Parlor in Vietnam's Hội An

The problem with covering a lot of ground in a short amount of time is that just as you find something to love, it’s time to move on. This will inevitably leave you thinking and longing for whatever it was – a peaceful bookstore, a handsome Italian, or a small teahouse on a busy street in Hội An.

If Wes Anderson Opened a Hong Kong Hotel, This Is What It Would Look Like

Inspired by the city’s iconic Star Ferry, the latest addition to Hong Kong’s boutique hotel scene is a handsome gem in the buzzing Wan Chai neighborhood.

Cape Town Is the World’s Next Great Art Destination

I always imagined spending my first trip to Africa perched on the edge of a seat in an old Land Rover with a pair of binoculars glued to my eyes and a ferocious lion off in the distance. Instead, I made the nearly 24-hour journey from New York City to Cape Town to immerse myself in the city’s art scene, and though I'm surprised to be saying this, I don’t think I’d go back and do it any other way. One of the best ways to get to know a new place is through the eyes of its artists, who not only document a city’s physical beauty, but have the unique ability to capture its spirit, culture, and human experience.

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