France

By Juliet Herd | 18 May 2022

‘Best kept secrets’ unveiled in new exhibition of rare watches at Design Museum

More than 160 of the world’s finest watches will go on display at London’s Design Museum this week for the first time, ranging from unique limited edition and personalised contemporary mod... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 14 May 2022

Above & beyond: hitting the heights of Val-d'Isere

“Come on, going in a straight line isn’t skiing.” As this phrase leaves my guide Fabrice’s mouth, echoing off the walls of the canyon-like Col de l’Iseran, I sheepishly l... Read More

By Tempus | 10 May 2022

What are the best sites for luxury rentals in 2022?

If you’re in search of an opulent rental home for an extravagant holiday, there are plenty of sites online that specialise in high-end accommodation. While it may be wise to steer away from ... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 30 Apr 2022

REVIEW: A'L'aise, Oslo

With its pristine white table cloths and Michelin-starred status as standard, fancy French fine dining hasn’t exactly been a huge hit in Oslo over the years. Eating out is expensive enough in th... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 28 Apr 2022

Sporting greats: the activity centred luxury European resorts

This year, many globetrotters want to combine their vacation plans with a chance to get out into nature after the best part of two years confined to the UK, taking part in activities and sports in the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Apr 2022

A chef for all seasons: in conversation with Raymond Blanc OBE

The world of fine dining is explosive. The best establishments live and die by their bold flavours and bolder personalities, where the chef is a tastemaker leading with personality, passion and c... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Apr 2022

The world's best road trips for 2022

The beauty of a road trip is the journey, not only the destination - allowing you to make your own adventure along the way. Meandering through the countryside is a great way to relax and to ... Read More

By Tempus | 25 Mar 2022

Europe's best villas for hosting an elegant party

With many missed celebrations over the last couple of years, there’s no excuse needed for making this year’s milestone birthday and anniversary celebrations the best ones yet. With most ju... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 15 Mar 2022

Savage elegance: longboard legend Marina Correia on her rise to fame and partnership with Maurice Lacroix

The only thing with more zip than Marina Correia as she races down the French Riviera in Nice on her signature longboard, is her astonishing career trajectory. After packing up and moving here from th... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Mar 2022

HOFA celebrates International Women's Day with all-female exhibition and NFT launch

The iconic House of Fine Art (HOFA) Gallery is commemorating International Women's Day with a double-bill of events, including an exclusively female group exhibition titled &ls... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 18 Feb 2022

Natural wonder in Hvar

Despite the trials of the past two clear how magnificently intertwined the years, for many of us there has been a sudden and necessary opportunity to regroup with nature. I feared this recon... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 01 Feb 2022

Alter Ego: a chat with Pauline Ducruet

“Transforming clothes, transforming society.” This is the ethos at the heart of fashion designer Pauline Ducruet’s genre-defying label, Alter. With imaginative tailoring and bold col... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Dec 2021

The best European city break destinations for cyclists

What makes a city accommodating for cyclists? Is it the quality of air, the well-developed cycling infrastructure, or the access to bike share services? Leisure Lakes Bikes has revealed which Eur... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 22 Nov 2021

The world's best travel destinations to spend Christmas this year

To some people, the idea of leaving the confines of their house - let alone their home city or country - for Christmas is a completely alien and terrifying prospect. But how many times have you s... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Nov 2021

Renaissance Hotels opens new site in Bordeaux

With Brits finally able to travel to France quarantine-free from November, there’s never been a better time to rediscover Bordeaux in all its cultural, elegant splendour.  Renaiss... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Nov 2021

The most luxurious ski hotels to book this season

There are few things more romantic, cosy or even exhilarating than hiding away among the rugged mountains of a ski region in a luxurious hotel. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and the confines of a go... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Nov 2021

Rimac Automobili and Bugatti Automobiles to operate under new Bugatti Rimac name

Major hypercar manufacturers Rimac Automobili and Bugatti Automobiles this week announced that they have finalised the details of a business merger and will now operate u... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 01 Nov 2021

Queen of the wild: a chat with conservationist Victoria Aspinall

“Not many people can say they have been foster mum to a gorilla, wolf, leopard and lion cub,” says Victoria Aspinall, creative director of British conservation charity the Aspinall Fo... Read More