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Tom Powell


Staff Writer

Tom likes to travel, which is perfect, really, considering his role at Escapism. When he's not testing out mattresses all over the UK, chilling in the onsens of Japan, or following his stomach across the south of France, you'll probably find him writing about his latest adventures at Escapism HQ, or suffering mild heart palpitations at Arsenal. It's okay though, he really likes Arsenal.

Tom Powell's articles

2017's most beautiful filming locations: On Location

From staggering scene stealers to luscious location doubles, these are the most amazing filming locations in Hollywood this year

Glasgow, Scotland: where to stay and what to do

Planning an excursion all the way up to Glasgow? Not without reading this quickfire guide full of boutique boltholes and left-field things to do you're not

Travel Guide: Florence, Italy

Explore way beyond the obvious tourist sites with our guide to Florence’s must-sees

Jeremy Jones Interview: the legendary snowboarder talks sustainability and climate change

Having spent every winter in the mountains for the past 30 years, snowboarder Jeremy Jones is face-to-face with the effects of climate change. He tells us why it’s time to act

8 adventure breaks you need to book right now

Bored of the beach? Looking to do something more demanding than unfolding a sun lounger? Time you booked yourself one of these adventures, pronto

UK Hotel Review: The Plough at Kelmscott, Oxfordshire

Combining country pub and rural retreat within two hours from London, The Plough is the perfect place to head for a weekend escape from the city without having to travel too far

Essential luxury breaks for 2017

From one-of-a-kind escapes to blow-the-budget bonanzas, here are some of 2017's best luxury holidays

UK Guide: the Cotswolds

Widely regarded as one of the UK’s most picturesque regions, the Cotswolds are packed with pretty views, but there’s much more to do than just stand and stare

UK Guide: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The spa town of Cheltenham is a great base for exploring the Cotswolds, here's what you need to do while you're there

City Guide: Liverpool, UK

A trip to Liverpool is full of good food, good times and good music. Here's how to make the most of it all

The best alternative Indian Ocean holidays for 2017

There’s more to the islands of the Indian Ocean than white sand and blue sea, but not much more – you’re on holiday after all...