Freddy Clode

Tempus Magazine's sales and content executive, Freddy has an eye for the most exciting trends in the world of luxury.rnfreddy@tempusmagazine.co.uk

By Freddy Clode | 09 Jul 2022

These luxury countryside destinations are bringing the best of active holidays closer to home

IN THE COUNTRY When we think of luxury travel, too often we look to far-flung destinations for our adventures. While jungle trails and mountain hikes are milestones for every traveller, sometimes ther... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 07 Jul 2022

REVIEW: Sheraton Lake Como

Surrounded by the lush hillsides and shimmering sapphire waters of Lake Como, our charming driver Lorenzo was happily pointing out all the main landmarks as we drove through the old town en route to o... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 01 Jun 2022

Discover the mystifying energy of Crete

Like Nokos Kazantzakis hundreds of years before me, I struggle to put into words the mystifying energy and sheer beauty and magnificence of Crete. What I can say is that the Domes resorts have capture... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 30 Mar 2022

REVIEW: The Shelbourne, Dublin

"The truth is that I am in love with Dublin. I think it is the most beautiful town that I have ever seen, mountains at the back and the sea in front, and long roads winding through decaying subur... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 25 Sep 2021

Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens: the perfect autumnal weekend escape

‘Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence’ - John Milton  When one goes in search of a sun-kissed late summer adventure, few places fit the bill better t... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 17 Aug 2021

REVIEW: South Place Hotel, London

Once working from home had become the norm for the majority of the British workforce, one of the greatest changes this new era spawned was the relocation of many professionals, from living in the comm... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Jul 2021

REVIEW: The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel, London

As the travel ban continues and it seems impossible to be able to secure a reservation in the countryside, there is a question to answer as to why we’re not enjoying the incredible hotels London... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 28 Jun 2021

Let's get physical: an exploration of NFTs with The ARX

The art world has changed for ever. While the increased digitisation of art has seen non-fungible tokens (NFTs) become the latest crypto-asset to excite the world’s ‘technorati’, it ... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 22 Dec 2020

How a luxurious staycation at the Casterton Grange Estate became a place to call our own

When we hear about the latest travel trends, all too often we’re inundated with contradictions. Holidaymakers should be looking for sustainable options but in untouched locales; search for authe... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 09 Nov 2020

A taste of glamour: Venice International Film Festival

Where better to fall in love than Venice? A city famous for its romance, built on a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea; at once solid and liquid, air and stone, yet constantly permeating the utmost elegance a... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 13 Jun 2020

Rediscover the taste of summer with NIO’s perfect pre-mixed cocktail creations

Is there anything that says summer like a perfectly mixed cocktail in one of London’s elegant rooftop bars? Sadly, it may be some time yet before we can enjoy a twilight aperitif, but thanks to&... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 30 May 2020

Your new favourite travel companion: the Bennett Winch watch roll

What do you get the watch lover who has everything? When birthdays, Father’s Day or holidays roll around each year, this is the question we find ourselves asking for the refined gentlemen in our... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 19 May 2020

Lift your spirits with our week in unique drinks for any occasion

Two months into the UK’s lockdown, it can seem as though all the days turn into one; so, what a joy it is to have events to look forward to in the evenings. But whether you’re ready for yo... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 29 Feb 2020

Maddox Gallery champions emerging female artists with new 'HerStory – Women in Art' exhibition

Mayfair's most stylish contemporary art destination, Maddox Gallery, has been a cultural hub for artists and art-lovers since it was established in 2015. Now, it is celebrating emerging femal... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 07 Feb 2020

Les 110 de Taillevent brings French romance to London this Valentine's Day

With London's fine dining scene outshining cities of the world, choosing the perfect venue to take your loved one for Valentine's Day is a nigh on impossible task. Thankfully, I've found t... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 03 Feb 2020

Tailor-made travel expert Audley Travel shares its guide to the best places to visit on each continent

THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET It may be a small world, with our ability to travel to stunning places never so easy, but for those seeking out unique adventures or exclusive experience there are still plenty ... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Oct 2019

A tale of two islands: Tempus explores the Greek islands still inspiring the Epics

It surely can’t be put down to pure coincidence that, thousands of years ago, it was sitting on Mt Kynthos and overlooking the captivating landscape of Mykonos that Apollo first decided to enrol... Read More