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Tom Powell

Associate Editor

Tom likes to travel, which is perfect, really, considering his role at Escapism. When he's not testing out mattresses all over the UK, lusting over US national parks, or following his stomach across the south of France, you'll probably find him writing about his latest adventures at Escapism HQ, or nerding out about the latest gear.

Tom Powell's articles

Outdoor Photographer of the Year: the best nature photos of 2018

The category winners have been announced in the 2018 OPOTY competition, showcasing some of the best landscape and wildlife photography of the last year

The world's most beautiful ski hotels 2018

When it comes to luxurious rooms and fancy fittings, the world of skiing serves you pretty well, and these are some of the best alpine escapes in the world

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

Qatar: The shifting sands of the world's richest country

Life in the world’s richest country isn’t just luxury resorts, shimmering skyscrapers and preparations for the World Cup. Not quite, anyway. From the dunes to Doha, Qatar is a nation in flux

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

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

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 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

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)

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

Stockholm's metro stations are the coolest in the world

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

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.

7 photography tips you can learn from iconic images

This advice from Henry Carroll's new book will help budding travel photographers take better shots

Staggering photos from Wex Photographer of the Year

The winners of the 2017 #WexMondays photo contest have been announced, and these are the cream of the crop

The best travel apps

Like travel? Love your iPhone? Take your break up a notch with these amazing apps

City Guide: Nottingham, UK

From old-school pubs and Michelin-starred restaurants to galleries, independent book shops and record stores, a break in Nottingham provides culture and class