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Tom Powell

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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

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...

The best festivals for summer 2017

From eco-friendly utopias to trippy city weekenders and the best foodie fests, we've rounded up the best festivals in the UK and Europe for summer 2017

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

The world's most incredible mobile architecture

From eco-friendly structures to escape everything to private park bench office spaces, these are the best mobile spaces that have ever been built

The best UK breaks for 2017

We love uncovering new destinations, but a thirst for exploration doesn’t have to take you to the other side of the world: there’s plenty to discover right here in Britain

City Guide: Dublin, Ireland

Like any capital city, Dublin has its obvious tourist stops, but there’s plenty to see and do that doesn’t involve Guinness (though it’d be rude not to have at least one)

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