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By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

An extraordinary life: Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, died at Windsor Castle on the morning of Friday 9 April. At 99 years old, the duke was the longest serving royal consort in history, carving ou... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

Watches & Wonders 2021: the best timepieces from the Geneva watch show

Watches & Wonders, the extravagant watch showcase formerly known as SIHH, drew to a close on Tuesday after an action-packed five-day extravaganza which saw some of the most spectacular design... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Apr 2021

The most luxurious villas in Europe

If you've spent any time online recently, you might have noticed the growing trend of travel articles carving out niche holiday ideas for a post-pandemic world. Whether it's recommending the b... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Mar 2021

The best edible gifts for Easter 2021

Easter falls just weeks before the UK businesses begin to open up again after the pandemic, meaning that a Sunday roast at your favourite country pub will unfortunately be off the cards. So ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 10 Mar 2021

The Agave Trilogy pt. I: tequila

In this three-part series, Tempus is putting the more ubiquitous tipples of whisky and wine to one side and instead taking a look at some of Mexico's finest agave-based spirits, whi... 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 Tempus | 05 Mar 2021

Working from Paradise: the best luxury hotels for a 'workation'

2021 is forecasted to see a movement of freer professionals. With tech-giants such as Microsoft and Google leading the way, many companies are now considering implementing "WFH" as... 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 Polly Jean Harrison | 27 Feb 2021

Scents and sensibility: Les Senteurs director Chris Hawksley tells Tempus about the power of perfume

In 1984 Betty Hawksley had the revolutionary idea to open a perfumery in London that stocked no big-name brands but, instead was devoted to the creations of small, independent fragrance houses. With h... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 23 Feb 2021

Detours and fine dining: the history of the Michelin Guide

In 1900, brothers André and Édouard Michelin were scratching their heads trying to think up a solution to a familiar business problem. Their fledgling eponymous tyre company had been running for 11 ... Read More

14 Feb 2021

What makes the Cheltenham Festival such an exclusive meeting?

The Cheltenham Festival is an annual National Hunt meeting in horse racing which is seen as the most important week of the year in the sport. 28 races take place across four days, all of which have a ... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Feb 2021

Shrove Tuesday: incredible pancake recipes from around the world

Like many of us, you may have been told that money makes the world go round. However upon further research, Tempus can confirm that does in fact appear to be pancakes that perpetuate the rotation... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. II: the best white wines and rosés you may not have heard of

Following on from our first, red-centric instalment in the Global Drink Wine Day trilogy, Tempus once again looks forward to this auspicious wine-based observance with a glimpse at some... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 03 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. I: the best red wines you may not have heard of

Say, for the sake of argument, that you want something to celebrate. The last year has been a tumultuous and occasionally nightmarish deviation from anything that resembles the normal world and it'... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Feb 2021

Master of your Domaine: Terre Blanche is the perfect getaway in southern France

The extraordinary five-star resort Terre Blanche, nestled in the rolling hills of Provence in southern France, is offering a stunning new experience for 2021; expert-led cooking masterc... Read More

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

By Tempus | 16 Jan 2021

The best luxury products commemorating Chinese New Year

There's no denying that the 2020/21 New Year celebrations - as defined by the Gregorian calendar at least - were a bit of a let-down, as billions of people across the glob... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 24 Dec 2020

A feast for the senses: restaurateur Mourad Mazouz tells Tempus about his eccentric aesthetic

It was a trip to New York that revived Mourad Mazouz’s enduring love of the American diner and inspired his latest London venture, Mo Diner. The renowned restaurateur is the force behind Mayfair... Read More