Alpine

By Tempus | 07 Sep 2020

The top six wine destinations around the world designed for exploration

As travellers tentatively begin to plan next year’s Spring escapes, we round up the most delectable destinations for wine lovers to explore. Whether you’re tasting your through the French ... Read More

By Tempus | 25 Aug 2020

11 of the best cycling routes in the world to celebrate the Tour de France

The Tour de France cycling race, which kicks off on 29 August 2020, coincides with a heightened interest in cycling worldwide. In recent months, changing consumer habits have driven muc... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 20 Jul 2020

Get ready for Japan’s ski season with these three top resorts

Though the 2019/2020 winter season ended abruptly in the middle of March, there is hope for the future as next year’s ski season is set to be one of the best. Global tourism is beginning to reco... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Jun 2020

Dominique Chenot on bringing five-star wellness into our homes

As Swiss health and wellness retreat Chenot Palace Weggis prepares to open its door to those seeking the health benefits of Alpine air on 11 June, the hotel group’s founder, Dominique ... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 21 Apr 2020

Rediscover the adrenaline rush of real skiing with Colorado’s greatest runs

There’s something missing from modern skiing holidays. Admittedly, there’s nothing quite like getting back to that alpine wonderland, taking in the beauty of the mountains as you&rsqu... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Apr 2020

Scents of serenity: the luxury fragrances guaranteed to brighten any mood

There’s something about a favourite perfume or cologne that ignites the happiest memories; reminds us of elegant evenings out, a loved one’s signature scent, or just being ready to ta... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Mar 2020

The surprising stories behind some of Champagne's best known houses

POP THE CORK As the Champagne region redefines its approach to tourism, Tempus explores the most surprising – and romantic – stories of some of the area's most historic champagne ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 05 Dec 2019

Peak trading: How the Alps' grand hotels are welcoming the super-rich for a new style of business networking

What’s the most precious commodity there is? Gold? Oil? Data? The latter may be the most valuable commodity on earth, but there’s one thing that is arguably even more coveted; and for... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Nov 2019

Kristofer Ruscon, founder of Hatt et Söner, on the champagne house's remarkable history – and unique product

Hatt et Söner champagne has an interesting origin. It was during the 1940s, in the French Alpine town of Annecy, that Joseph Ruscon made his vow to never pass a day of his life without ... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 07 Oct 2019

We head to Utah's Eriksen Stein Residences to discover the man who still inspires the luxury resort

Stein Eriksen lived an interesting life. A double gold medal-winning Olympic ski champion, the Norwegian was skiing's first superstar thanks to his handsome good looks, down-to-earth charisma and ... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Jan 2019

Leo Trippi MD Oliver Corkhill tells Tempus how the wellness trend is hitting the slopes

With one in five travellers set to book a wellness trip in 2019, Oliver Corkhill, managing director of luxury travel company Leo Trippi tells Tempus how the trend has found its way into the ski indust... Read More

By Rose Adams | 30 Oct 2018

The Bürgenstock Resort is taking wellness to magnificent new heights

For a European jaunt abundant with postcard-perfect views, the Swiss city of Lucerne is the one to beat. From the Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn mountains that frame its famed lake – the largest ... Read More

By Cheryl Markosky | 30 Aug 2018

Live guilt-free in a luxury eco-friendly second home

Ultra high-net-worth individuals desire private existences in exclusive places but, increasingly, they’re discovering creative ways to keep their eco-footprints light while s... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 28 Mar 2018

Discover a new way to travel while expanding your property portfolio

Timeshare isn’t exactly the sexiest word in the dictionary, however, for the cash rich the concept can offer an excellent opportunity to invest in the global property market, while enjoying some... Read More

By Juliet Kinsman | 13 Feb 2018

Discover the future of feel good travel

Just when we think we've seen everything, our extraordinary world reminds us we're only a drive or a flight away from mind-blowing adventures. Sure, the richest memories can come from the simp... Read More

By Rose Adams | 16 Jan 2018

Dine on the slopes in style with Michelin-star chef Georges Blanc's super luxe Swiss Alps menu

A long day spent shredding on the slopes is bound to build up an appetite, and what better way to satisfy your hunger than a luxe dining experiece slope side? Gstaad’s latest boutique ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 12 Dec 2017

Scale up your skiing with a trip to L'Apogée Courchevel

It’s incredible to think that back in the 1940s, the part of the French Alps that would become Courchevel (in the Trois Vallees, the biggest interconnected ski area in the world) was considered ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Aug 2017

Oris chief Ulrich Herzog tells us why his new timepieces are looking to the future

Oris chief Ulrich Herzog understands the statement that the perfect timepiece can make. CEO of the Swiss watchmakers since 1982, Ulrich has weathered the storms of the Quartz Crisis to refocus en... Read More