Scott Manson

By Scott Manson | 30 Jan 2019

Discover the style staples no gentleman's wardrobe is complete without

When it comes to kitting out the male wardrobe, it can be tempting to fill your space with oodles of colours and shapes, but all you really need is a minimalistic set of staples fr... Read More

By Scott Manson | 20 Sep 2018

Tempus heads to Pikes Ibiza to try out its island-famous roast

I’m sitting in the restaurant at Pikes, long regarded as one of Ibiza’s most decadent and hedonistic party hotels – Freddie Mercury held his legendary 40th birthd... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Aug 2018

Tempus puts the Dorchester's definitive five-star experience to the test

Opened in 1931 in the heart of Park Lane, The Dorchester is a storied affair – Prince Philip held his stag do here in 1949, for example – but one that has moved with the times. A look arou... Read More

By Scott Manson | 25 Jul 2018

Green is the new black: how sustainable design and luxury goods came together

There was a time when luxury and ecological concerns were uneasy bedfellows. How to square the conspicuous consumption and excess of high-end goods with the perceived hairshirt nature o... Read More

By Scott Manson | 11 Jul 2018

Eco-tripping: Tempus heads to Koh Samui's The Tongsai Bay

For those who have travelled to Thailand often, the premise of The Beach, the Thailand-set film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is a resonant one. The search for the perfect stretch of powd... Read More

By Scott Manson | 28 Jun 2018

Coastal Cool: The world's best beach bars

Everyone knows that sun, sea and sand are the perfect ingredients for a successful getaway, but for those looking to take their escape up a notch, there are a host of cool coastal spots for ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 25 Jun 2018

The 5 best luxury gyms to train like an sporting hero

A-List Gyms If you’re wondering why your workout doesn’t seem to be producing great results or perhaps you’re growing tired of a gym that's growing slightly tatty round... Read More

By Scott Manson | 21 Jun 2018

Get behind the wheel with Woodham Mortimer's Chris Ward

Running annually since 1927 (apart from an understandable break during World War II), the 1,000-mile Mille Miglia classic car race ran through the roads of Italy until 1957 after a car struck spectato... Read More

By Scott Manson | 21 Jun 2018

Bangkok's Siam Hotel offers tired guests the perfect post-flight pick-me-up

On my recent trip to Thailand I was flying coach – 12 hours of baby-crying, passenger-snoring, lumbar-damaging hell. Add to this the airport transfer through Bangkok’s ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 15 Jun 2018

Discover the world's most epic car rallies

How do you see the world, without feeling like a typical tourist, and combine the thrill of fast cars and awesome parties in one trip? You need to investigate the heady world of the car rally. Pu... Read More

By Scott Manson | 08 May 2018

The king of Gumball Rally 3000 Maximillion Cooper shares the secrets to his success

The Gumball 3000, a British-born 3,000-mile international motor rally, is arguably the most high-profile rally on the annual racing calendar. Renowned for its exhilarating mix... Read More

By Scott Manson | 19 Apr 2018

If you're looking for pampering with off-the-hooks views, mainland Greece is back in vogue

Mainland Greece is back in vogue. There was a time when luxury travellers preferred the charms of islands such as Santorini for its stunning cliff-side retreats, or the gastronomic and party pleasures... Read More

By Scott Manson | 13 Feb 2018

Hakkasan celebrates the Year of the Dog with a fabulous Chinese New Year offering

I first went to Hakkasan on the opening night of its inaugural London restaurant and since then it's been encouraging to see the empire spread throughout the world. The first spot, though, in the ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 12 Feb 2018

All the time in the world: we celebrate some of the best world time watches on the market

All the time in the world A world time watch doesn’t just look good, it’s also a useful tool for any globe-hopping citizen of the world. When you have properties and businesses in multiple... Read More

By Scott Manson | 05 Feb 2018

Treat your loved one to a table for two with a view this Valentine's Day

You don't know what you've got until it's gone You know how you never appreciate a place until you move away from it? That’s exactly what happened with me and Solihull, the West Midl... Read More

By Scott Manson | 02 Feb 2018

The jet-setting gentleman's ultimate travel capsule wardrobe

For those of us who aren’t international megastars, flying our entire wardrobe to whatever country we’re visiting isn’t really viable. And this can make dressing for a trip that incl... Read More

By Scott Manson | 23 Jan 2018

Tempus tries out Intercontinental's magical Mexican restaurant Ella Canta headed up by celebrity chef Martha Ortiz

When you think of Park Lane hotels, certain words and phrases spring to mind: luxurious, certainly, but also staid, overly traditional and living on glories past. No one has namechecked the ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 13 Dec 2017

Start 2018 with a bang with our pick of the top New Year's Eve events in London

If you still haven’t decided on your New Year party plans then fret not, as we have a cherry-picked selection of stylish soirées that will see you bring New Year in with a bang. From cool... Read More

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