Travel

By Gabriel Power | 20 Jan 2021

The best new hotel spas

Be it the culmination of a lengthy refurbishment or a new addition to spice things up, the opening of a new hotel spa is sure-fire way to prompt pangs of intense wanderlust in the hearts of ... Read More

08 Jan 2021

Chic in Chicago: the best places to shop in the Windy City

Chicago is famous for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, jazz music, and 1920s gangsters. There’s also plenty to do, like visiting Millennium Park and the Willis Tower (c... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Jan 2021

Nine post-lockdown learning holidays around the world which offer enriching escapism and community immersion

The UK entered its third national lockdown this week, but with vaccines being rolled out across the country and around the world, there is a great deal of hope and a clear demand for enriching, i... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jan 2021

Heartfelt minimalism: Tempus takes an exclusive look inside Amman Villa

For Staffan Tollgård, former filmmaker turned designer, "heartfelt minimalism" became the tagline for Amman Villa, the home recently completed in collaboration with award-winning Leban... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Jan 2021

7 iconic novels set in must-visit destinations around the world

If not one, but two lockdowns have had a silver lining, it’s that people across the UK are rediscovering the pleasure of reading. According to publishing house Bloomsbury, both print book and co... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 03 Jan 2021

Cruising through Darwin’s laboratory: a trip to the wonder of the Galapagos Islands

"Stay at least two metres away from the wildlife," we're told. Following this general rule is much easier said than done in the Galapagos Islands. Iguanas lazing in the sun are at consta... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Jan 2021

This Provence sommelier shares her essential tips to curating your personal wine cellar at home

Aurélie Deharbe is Chef Sommelier at five-star hotel Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort, Provence.  The first thing to do before creating your own wine cellar at home, is ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Dec 2020

Year of the Dragon: why Wales is the go-to for luxury staycations in 2021

To those who love to globetrot, the word “staycation” often leaves our lips with a bitter zing, usually couched in a blinkered fear that the UK, with its rainy climes and rather un-dramati... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 30 Dec 2020

Three unbelievable Negroni recipes by Dorchester Collection’s award-winning Italian bartenders

While we love sampling the latest new cocktails, it is true that you really can’t beat a well-made classic, and no classy New Year celebration would be complete without the iconic... Read More

By Louise Bonner | 28 Dec 2020

Old battlegrounds and new adventures in the Solomon Islands

It staged one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War, yet a collection of steam-shrouded islands lying just east of Papua New Guinea are unheard of to most today.  The Solomon Islands, ... 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 Tempus | 21 Dec 2020

A guide to Scotland’s historic stately homes and castles

Have you booked a visit to Scotland? Should you be planning a stay in or around Glasgow and you long to take a tour of some stately homes and historic castles, then you’re in luck. There are sev... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 16 Dec 2020

The eternal allure of Venice, according to gemologist Alberto Nardi

Gemologist Alberto Nardi is the epitome of the Venetian man about town as he strides athletically across the myriad small bridges that crisscross the city’s canals, greeting fellow res... Read More

By Rebecca Field Hopkins | 15 Dec 2020

Experience Cotswolds chic and indulgent cuisine at Dormy House Hotel

Our weekend at Dormy House began with a scenic drive through The Cotswolds, where we acquainted ourselves with what surely must be some of the country’s most picturesque villages; Broa... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Nov 2020

Preferred Hotel Group launch a new sustainable hotel brand Beyond Green

For many of the world’s top resorts, the rush to offer sustainable or eco-friendly solutions to the luxury traveller has been both a burden and a blessing. Now, a new eco-friendly tourism servic... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... 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 Polly Jean Harrison | 06 Nov 2020

Discover the allure of the GoldenEye Resort, James Bond author Ian Fleming’s Jamaican bolt hole-turned-luxury Caribbean idyll

In a stunning oasis on the north coast of Jamaica, the GoldenEye estate is an extraordinary island getaway. Originally owned by Ian Fleming, the estate is now known as a private retreat for the likes ... Read More