Tom joined Wanderlust in 2011 after a career spent in consumer, lifestyle and contract titles, working in both an editorial and production capacity. As Production Editor, he's in charge of making sure Wanderlust magazine and its sister titles go to press on time, which involves a lot of moaning at people who file late copy and double-checking things are splet correctly.
When out and about, Tom has a soft spot for tracking down movie locations. His favourite? The Star Wars set in Tunisia... His wife wasn't impressed.
Wanderlust's Tom Hawker chats to Charley Boorman about his new TV series Extreme Frontiers and explains why, and how, he got beaten up by a bunch of kids...Read more
Music journalist Stuart Maconie takes us on a tour around Britain's countryside, while talking about his new book, Never Mind The QuantocksRead more
TV presenter and adventurer Simon Reeve talks about his upcoming series 'Indian Ocean' and why he's feeling a little under the weather...Read more
Big cats. Bigger scenery. The biggest screens. Wanderlust trails African Cats with Alastair FothergillRead more
Director Walter Salles on the joy of road trips. And the challenge of bringing Kerouac's masterpiece to the big screenRead more
James Honeyborne produced the stunning new BBC series, Africa. He talks to Wanderlust on how it was put togetherRead more
Photographer Sebastião Salgado talks about his eight-year Genesis project that explores humanity’s relationship with nature – and the surprises it unearthedRead more
James Balog's documentary, Chasing Ice, took him to some of the world's most endangered glaciers. We ask 'Is it too late to save them?'Read more
Director Justin Chadwick on the challenges – and delights – of making this year's most anticipated movie, Mandela: Long Walk to FreedomRead more
Whether on foot or by two-wheels, a new cycle trail connecting countryside to coast is the best way to explore the hills and heritage of the North York MoorsRead more
We caught up with the veteran actress to talk about her lead role in the film Edie, her time walking in Scotland's most majestic landscapes, and the joy that can be found with a good pair of walking bootsRead more
Director of the new star-studded film, set in Jaipur, chats to Wanderlust about travel, how to dodge Delhi-belly and the best way to drive on Indian roadsRead more
We caught up with adventurer Simon Reeve on reflecting the truth in documentary making, how he used travel to overcome mental battles, as well as his upcoming TV series in the Mediterranean and UK tour…Read more
All eight episodes of Netflix’s Our Planet – narrated by David Attenborough – will be released on 5 April. We catch up with producer Alastair as his five-year mission becomes TV reality...Read more
Will Millard's searingly honest documentary series on his encounters with a Papuan tribe highlighted ethical dilemmas and a changing society. His next adventure? We reveal allRead more
It’s 200 years since the Brothers Grimm penned their infamous fairy tales – so no better time, then, to explore the spooky forests and atmospheric old towns that inspired them, says Tom Hawker...Read more
Having explored Russia in the footsteps of its 'golden age' writers for her new book, author Sara Wheeler talks Trans-Siberian glories, Putin propaganda and George Best's wandering eye...Read more
Having busked through Spain with a violin he can barely play for his latest book, the micro-adventure pioneer talks about the fear factor and balancing his family life and his travels...Read more
Whether you're reading on the bus, train or plane, these books make the perfect travel companion, offering top travel tips, moving memoirs, philosophy and destination inspiration...Read more
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