Spring and Summer NYC Getaways

Escape the city heat and head for the hills

New York City is infamously sweltering in summer, and most full-time residents begin thinking of escape sometime in spring. While the Hamptons, Fire Island, Montauk, Asbury Park, et al are top priorities for some, there’s plenty of charm and relief in a beach-less getaway (provided there are pools, lakes or springs for you to dip in). From the Adirondacks to Saratoga Springs, Woodstock, and all …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Travel Bug

For the wanderers in your life, a bunch of products that will make every vacation and adventure a little easier

There’s no doubt that one of the most exciting delights in the world is traveling. From the feeling of freedom to the tastes, scents, sights and (of course) the people—visiting a new place can be a remarkable adventure. While the experience is of the utmost importance, every step of the way can be made easier and more enjoyable thanks to clever products—whether focused on your …

Travel Clothes for Summer Vacations

Our picks for lightweight, comfy and stylish gear for planes, trains, cars and more

No one wants to be the person lining up for airport security or a bus transfer in stained sweatpants or pajamas. To dress casually and comfortably for travel—especially in hot weather—can be difficult. There is travel etiquette to acknowledge (no bare feet please) as well as efficiency, but comfort and aesthetics are equally important. Going from the intensely air-conditioned plane (or train, or bus) to …

Italy in Your Pocket: Fathom’s New Honeymoon Guides

Download these vetted itineraries to Amalfi Coast, Venice and more from the travel pros

Travel website Fathom, which we love for their anti-tourist spin and overall practical—rather than eye candy—approach, has just debuted a new set of ebooks, dubbed Fathom Honeymoon Guides. The team has put together flexible three-day itineraries that take care of what to eat, see and explore, so you’re not trawling through lots of crowdsourced lists yourself. “We want to take the edge off planning a …

The Pre-Trip Rituals of Frequent Fliers

Whether it consists of procrastinated packing, tucking in for an early night’s sleep, or staying up to answer emails, everyone has their own pre-trip ritual. The travel experts at Fathom recently surveyed several frequent fliers—including our own editor-in-chief Josh Rubin—to find out which tricks of the trade they had yet to uncover. Head to Fathom to learn how some of the most experienced travelers prep …