Thomas Rees

Travel and music writer Thomas Rees is a former Wanderlust web editorial assistant. You can follow Thomas on twitter @ThomasNRees.


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Photo of the Year 2012 winners' Papua New Guinea expedition

Three stars of Wanderlust Photo of the Year 2012 share their secrets and reveal what they got up to on an expedition to meet the tribes of Papua New Guinea

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Breakfast like a Spaniard: Pan con tomate recipe

Hankering after a simple yet tasty breakfast? Pan con tomate (tomato bread) is the answer...

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Hidden Kingdoms: BBC's most controversial wildlife programme ever

BBC Wildlife producers defend the techniques they used to create this year's most anticipated – and heavily criticised – 'natural world' documentary

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Mexico's Island of the Dolls

Thomas Rees uncovers a dark secret in the sleepy canal district of Mexico City and finds a culture fascinated by death and decay

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Setting sail for Panama's San Blas Archipelago

Why fly between Panama and Colombia when you could explore the islands and coral reefs of San Blas, says Thomas Rees

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Digging deep in Joya de Cerén, El Salvador

Thomas Rees is intrigued by the 'Pompeii of the Americas' - Joya de Cerén

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Exploring the tombs of Tierradentro, Colombia

Thomas Rees hikes the National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro in search of rock-hewn burial chambers and pre-Hispanic cave art

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The time traveller's guide to South America

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Footprint's South American Handbook we pick the most fascinating extracts from editions across the decades

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Short break in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is a money destination in more than one sense. Visit the explorable ‘small big city’ for helpings of history, science and amazing fondue

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Short break in San Sebastián, Spain

Coastline, cuisine and a lot of cider: Thomas Rees enjoys the fine pleasures and tasty treasures of the Basque Country’s new European Capital of Culture

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Hidden Kingdoms: Under Open Skies

Visually stunning but otherwise a mixed picture, Thomas Rees reviews the first episode of the BBC's flagship natural history programme

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Novel ways to see Norway's Northern Lights

Blanketed in polar night during the winter months, northern Norway is renowned for its aurora. Thomas Rees picks six places where you can see it in style

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The 6 best food markets in London

To the delight of food loving Londoners and visitors alike, the capital's markets are experiencing a golden age. Thomas Rees hit the streets to bring you six of the best

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Lunar like a local: Your guide to the best Chinese New Year traditions

We unravel a lucky eight of the best Chinese traditions so you can celebrate the Lunar New Year like a local. Colourful, touching and intriguing, these traditions are the key to an unforgettable experience

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Mardi Gras: the biggest free party on earth

As New Orleans celebrated another Mardi Gras, Thomas Rees reflects on one of the world's great festivals

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The 5 best Christmas markets in Canada

Steeped in French Canadian tradition and German folklore, these five markets are guaranteed to fill you with Christmas cheer...

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The 5 best places to celebrate Christmas in the USA

Christmas in the United States is all about glitz, glamour and excess. Find it all, along with a smattering of tradition and a generous glug of glühwein, in our top five...

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The 6 best Christmas markets in eastern Europe

If you're planning a winter break, don't overlook eastern Europe with its sleigh-full of festive offerings, says Thomas Rees...

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