Architecture

By Polly Jean Harrison | 08 Jul 2020

London’s historic Somerset House will reopen part of its arts centre to visitors

Somerset House, London’s working arts centre, is reopening part of its site to visitors on Thursday 16 July after a period of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The areas that will be open... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Jul 2020

The best spots around the world where you can now indulge in al fresco dining

As pubs, bars and restaurants get ready to reopen in the UK this Saturday, the vast majority of central London is set to be transformed into continental-style outdoor dining. While beer gardens and an... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Jul 2020

Dive Palm Springs owner and GM Abdi Manavi shows us a different side to traditional Hollywood glamour

In this exclusive online series, Tempus speaks to hospitality experts from around the world to find out their top tips – and unique advice – to get the most out of the destinatio... 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 Tempus | 25 May 2020

7 of the world's most famous hotels share their secrets

From the invention of red velvet cake and secret underground railway lines, to accidental architecture and unsuccessful royal dating, these surprising facts will shed a new light on some of the world&... Read More

By Tempus | 19 May 2020

This antiques expert shares her tips on finding rare and vintage pieces for classic interior style

Holly Johnson Antiques has been supplying valuable antiques to her high-profile clients in the UK and America – including the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Janet Jackson, chef... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

Five of the best US virtual museum tours for your international culture fix

Continued efforts to lockdown against Covid-19 might have put all our travel plans on hold for the foreseeable future, but thanks to these American museums there’s nothing to stop a virtual hop ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Apr 2020

Rolls-Royce’s colour and trim designer shares the secrets of elegant automotive interiors

Often, when we review a car, our focus is on the speed, performance and exterior look. But, according to Sina Eggl, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars colour and trim designer, the interior of a luxury ... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 25 Mar 2020

Castles made of sand: the desert design trend you'll want to explore in the winter

CASTLES MADE OF SAND  Innovative architecture in inhospitable landscapes has become one of the most aspirational trends of the moment. We explore the dramatic debuts reflecting otherworldly ... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 11 Mar 2020

Can Malaysia’s contemporary luxury hotels live up to perfect memories of the nation’s historic hospitality?

Malaysia is a place I have always held close to my heart; the fond memories I have of a month spent in the country many moons ago are ones I have romanticised endlessly, that have shaped my life signi... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 27 Feb 2020

Explore the ever-growing appeal of Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s master of modern architecture

Initially, Liliane Kaufmann had reservations about Fallingwater, the unique home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for her and business mogul husband Edgar in 1935. The couple owned Kaufmann&... Read More

By Sara Darling | 17 Feb 2020

This eco-resort has brought a wave of luxury to Brazil's Praia do Forte

Situated in the northeast of Brazil, Praia do Forte in Bahia is where affluent locals spend their holidays, and it is easy to see why. The name, Bahia, means “bay” and refers to ... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 03 Feb 2020

Tailor-made travel expert Audley Travel shares its guide to the best places to visit on each continent

THE WORLD AT YOUR FEET It may be a small world, with our ability to travel to stunning places never so easy, but for those seeking out unique adventures or exclusive experience there are still plenty ... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 13 Dec 2019

Unleash your inner animal with this unapologetically carnivorous restaurant

With the rise of veganism making its mark across the restaurant industry, some might say the glory days of filet mignon and Wagyu beef are long behind us in favour of a seemingly endless array of meat... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 10 Dec 2019

48-hours in Paris: Tempus explores the Marais arrondissement

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty and in the point of life.” The words of Thomas Jefferson felt no truer than on a recent 48-hour autumnal escape, when we were in... Read More

29 Oct 2019

Is the Kurhaus of Baden-Baden the most opulent casino in the world?

Casinos are often places of extravagance and sumptuousness that welcome incredibly wealthy high rollers who want to stake large sums on the games. Some of these gambling houses are designed to appeal ... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 07 Oct 2019

Head back to school with a charming weekend in Cambridge

A city steeped in formidable history, both the impressive heritage and picturesque 16th century architecture of Cambridge has long attracted both scholars and tourists alike.  Famous for the grea... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 28 Aug 2019

Kaape Interiors shows that when it comes to interior architecture, the Scandi way is best

Never utter the word ‘IKEA’ to a Scandinavian designer – this is what I learnt when I sat down with Kirsti Prestmarken, designer-in-charge of Norway’s leading design studio, Ka... Read More