Afternoon tea

By Freddy Clode | 01 Jun 2022

Discover the mystifying energy of Crete

Like Nokos Kazantzakis hundreds of years before me, I struggle to put into words the mystifying energy and sheer beauty and magnificence of Crete. What I can say is that the Domes resorts have capture... Read More

By Tempus | 21 May 2022

How to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Since her coronation in June 1953, just over a year after she became Queen, Elizabeth II has been a record-busting monarch in every sense of the word. Not only has the Queen served for a mileston... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Feb 2022

The most romantic bars in London to celebrate Valentine's Day

Looking for somewhere to take your date on Valentine’s Day? Champagne Bureau UK has rounded up some of the most romantic Champagne bars in London to pop a bottle and toast to everlasting love. C... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Feb 2022

Where to dine on Valentine's Day

With the most romantic day of the year right around the corner, there’s no better way to turn on the charm than by wining and dining your loved one. Here, Tempus takes a look at the best&nb... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 22 Jan 2022

Tea for two but make it theatre, darling!

There’s something incredibly comforting yet deliciously decadent about afternoon tea that can make everything seem right with the world.  And the custom that began more than 150 years ago w... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 22 Dec 2021

Why a short break in Edinburgh is the best way to find your festive flair this holiday season

I have a confession to make: I’m not the world’s biggest Christmas enthusiast. I like it, don’t get me wrong – I just don’t love it in quite the same way my children do. ... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Dec 2021

The best destinations to celebrate New Years

2021 was enough of a mess that come the end of the year, many of us - restrictions permitting - may feel the urge to escape our homes entirely and ring in the New Year in a luxurious setting.  So... 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 | 19 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. V: Experiences

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Sara Darling | 06 Nov 2021

REVIEW: The Franklin Hotel, London

"SW3" has a magical ring to it. It conjures up images of joyful times spent admiring the Christmas windows at Harrods, ice skating in front of the Natural History Museum or taking ... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Oct 2021

Where to celebrate Champagne Day in London

To celebrate Champagne Day on Friday 22 October, Tempus and the Champagne Bureau UK has partnered with three of London’s top Champagne venues, Ginger Lily at Pan Pacific, The... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Oct 2021

REVIEW: Celebrating Sundays at The Milestone Hotel

If there’s one major drawback to any hotel stay, no matter if it’s a business trip in the city or a bucolic countryside stay with the family, it’s the all-too-often frighteningly ear... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 04 Oct 2021

The Londoner: a beacon of light for Leicester Square

From the minute you enter The Londoner, Leicester Square’s new super-boutique hotel, you can feel its pulse – “like a heartbeat” remarks a member of staff - and find yourself e... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Aug 2021

The best hotels in Europe for any occasion

Summer has hit its peak; the sun is out, the temperatures are balmy and travel-hungry Brits are looking abroad for a slice of luxury after a year of being stuck in a rain-lashed UK. It is, for all int... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Aug 2021

Where to go for Afternoon Tea Week

Celebrate a true British pastime this Afternoon Tea week (9th-15th August) with some of the country’s best and most exciting afternoon teas. From classic and boozy teas to inventive twists,... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 26 Jul 2021

Six shucking-ly good London seafood bars to celebrate National Oyster Day

While Giacomo Casanova may have famously considered oysters an aphrodisiac in the 1700s, London’s own love affair with this dish dates back nearly 2,000 years.  Native oysters were consider... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Jul 2021

The best luxury summer experiences in London

From wine tasting to driving luxury cars, there’s lots on offer in the city this summer. If you’re looking for ways to enjoy a summer of luxury experiences then look no further.rn

By Freddy Clode | 08 Jul 2021

REVIEW: The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel, London

As the travel ban continues and it seems impossible to be able to secure a reservation in the countryside, there is a question to answer as to why we’re not enjoying the incredible hotels London... Read More