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Tom Powell


Editorial Assistant

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

The best breaks in the Arabian Peninsula for 2017

A trip to the UAE and its neighbours isn’t all about luxury hotels, shopping, sunbathing and excess – but it helps

Travel Guide: Stockholm

As the capital of Sweden, Stockholm is the epitome of Scandi-cool, and a lot more besides. Here’s our guide to the stylish city’s top picks

City Guide: Bath, UK

Bath is best-known for bathing and beautiful buildings, but it’s not all hot springs and sightseeing – this riverside city is full of cool places to eat, drink and discover

2017's best foodie breaks

If you're the kind of traveller who likes to follow their stomach, try these lip-smacking foodie escapes, you culinary adventurer, you

Stockholm's metro stations are the coolest in the world

Often called the world's longest art gallery, the Swedish capital's 110km underground train network is packed with paintings, sculptures and murals for you to discover

The best hotels for Ibiza party season 2017

Whether you fancy an Art Deco detox, a super-luxe party retreat or a refreshing dose of Ibizan backcountry cool – we've got you covered with these amazing Balearic boltholes

The best European festivals for 2017

If you like festivals, but also like the idea of, well, actually having a summer holiday, these sun-filled continental getaways should be right up your street

The best adventure breaks for 2017

Sure, holidays are great for a bit of rest an’ all, but if you’d like to fill your downtime with something downright adventurous instead, look no further…

City Guide: Hull, UK

It may have had a bad rep in the past, but – having been awarded City of Culture status for 2017 – there’s never been a better time to visit Hull.

The best UK festivals for 2017

We get it, picking the right festival is hard, but with this handy guide we've done the hardest part for you

Britain's best boozy breaks

Looking for a UK getaway with some serious spirit? From seaside Suffolk to the lakeside crags of Cumbria, these drinks tours are well worth a shot