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By Lysanne Currie | 13 Apr 2021

UK lockdown partially ends: eight of the best luxury experiences now available

While the hospitality industry may not return to full capacity until May, some of the UK’s most glamorous spaces have flexed their creative muscles to give us that longed-for luxu... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Apr 2021

The future is now: Meet the 2021 Walpole Brands of Tomorrow

While there’s much to be said for the wellness benefits of the intangible riches we’ve been learning to love during the last year – from self-care to the curative powers of... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 10 Apr 2021

Hair we go again: the best hair and beauty salons to visit as the UK exits full lockdown

One thing we can probably all agree on as life begins to return to some kind of normality is that most of us are in dire need of hair and beauty maintenance – haircuts being top of the list, if ... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Apr 2021

Yunnan Province: the travels of a gallerist

Bordering Tibet, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar in China’s southwest, the remote Yunnan Province is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. The most diverse province in China with 55 ethnic minorit... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 24 Mar 2021

European Detour: Portugal

With international travel now a very real possibiliy in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Mar 2021

European Detour: Greece

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 13 Mar 2021

European Detour: Germany

With international travel now a very real possibiliy in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 09 Mar 2021

European Detour: France

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 08 Mar 2021

Mother's Day 2021: 19 of the best luxury items for mum

It's undeniable that the pandemic has pushed families further apart since it began just over a year ago. So if the endless lockdowns have limited your communication with mum to awkwardly lagg... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Mar 2021

European Detour: Spain

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 02 Mar 2021

European Detour: Italy

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 25 Feb 2021

Snøhetta co-founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen takes Tempus on a tour of Norway’s untamed landscapes to share his architectural inspiration

Born in the small fishing town Haugesund on Norway’s exposed west coast, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen had little idea his work would come to define Norwegian architecture. In the 1960s, befo... Read More

By Ben McCarthy | 20 Feb 2021

Column: The National trust's Ben McCarthy tells us about his plans for the UK’s green spaces – and why it’s time to give the natural world its true value

Ben McCarthy is the head of nature conservation and restoration ecology at the National Trust. Here, he tells Tempus about his work restoring the UK's natural resilience and expanding our gre... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 18 Feb 2021

Choose to challenge: Tempus looks at eight trailblazing women ahead of International Women's Day

Women are increasingly breaking stereotypes and making a difference on the global stage with their resilience, humanity and extraordinary gifts. Here, we mark International Women’s Day on 8 Marc... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2021

Art market performance 2020

Despite the challenges and hardships of the past year, 2020 has arguably been one of the most dynamic and transformational years for the art market. Social distancing requirements have driven gallerie... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Jan 2021

Salzburg commemorates Mozart's 265th birthday with virtual concert

On 27 January, the city of Salzburg in northern Austria will, for the 65th year in a row, hold a special event to commemorate the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, legendary composer and ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Jan 2021

In-house insight: a look at the modern butler with Polo & Tweed CEO and founder Lucy Challenger

To understand the way in which the general public sees butlers, and British butlers in particular, one need look no further than the hit Netflix show Bridgerton. This whimsical period comedy, set... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Jan 2021

Breguet announces Valentine's Day addition to famed Reine de Naples model

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Breguet has announced that it has given a Valentine's Day-themed upgrade to its historic Reine de Naples model. The new edition of the watch, dubbed the... Read More