Culture

By Tempus | 22 Jan 2021

Salzburg commemorates Mozart's 265th birthday with virtual concert

On 27 January, the city of Salzburg in northern Austria will, for the 65th year in a row, hold a special event to commemorate the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, legendary composer and ... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Jan 2021

AlUla: Saudi Arabia's travel pitch to a post-pandemic world

If most discering travellers were to reel off their bucket list of travel destinations, the inclusion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would perhaps be something of a eyebrow-raiser. Thou... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Jan 2021

Safari in the South: Habitas launches spectacular new Namibia hotel

What is considered a typical safari experience? When one thinks of safari, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Botswana often spring to mind; populous nations dotted with national parks and re... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Jan 2021

In-house insight: a look at the modern butler with Polo & Tweed CEO and founder Lucy Challenger

To understand the way in which the general public sees butlers, and British butlers in particular, one need look no further than the hit Netflix show Bridgerton. This whimsical period comedy, set... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Jan 2021

Breguet announces Valentine's Day addition to famed Reine de Naples model

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Breguet has announced that it has given a Valentine's Day-themed upgrade to its historic Reine de Naples model. The new edition of the watch, dubbed the... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Jan 2021

London's 108 Brasserie offers a spectacular Burns Supper to enjoy at home

Barring an unprecedented miracle, it seems likely that Burns Night 2021 will be the first in decades in which we cannot meet old friends over a dram of whisky at the pub or sing Auld La... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 12 Jan 2021

KX private members' club CEO Graziano Arricale on fitness, food and a fresh start in 2021

Graziano Arricale, the CEO of Chelsea private members' club KX, is a man with a penchant for a smooth sales pitch and a love of detail. With confidence and articulation borne of a mix of... Read More

08 Jan 2021

Chic in Chicago: the best places to shop in the Windy City

Chicago is famous for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, jazz music, and 1920s gangsters. There’s also plenty to do, like visiting Millennium Park and the Willis Tower (c... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Jan 2021

Nine post-lockdown learning holidays around the world which offer enriching escapism and community immersion

The UK entered its third national lockdown this week, but with vaccines being rolled out across the country and around the world, there is a great deal of hope and a clear demand for enriching, i... Read More

By David Bodanis | 06 Jan 2021

Writer David Bodanis explains the benefits of fairness in a world gone mean

I have always been struck by how some people can rise to the top by being horrible human beings while, at the same time, it remains entirely true that nice guys finish last. The problem with nice guys... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Dec 2020

Year of the Dragon: why Wales is the go-to for luxury staycations in 2021

To those who love to globetrot, the word “staycation” often leaves our lips with a bitter zing, usually couched in a blinkered fear that the UK, with its rainy climes and rather un-dramati... 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

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Dec 2020

Grand Design: Lenny Kravitz tells us why the new Kravitz Grand is the perfect representation of his life’s work

At the global launch of the Kravitz Grand, Steinway & Sons’ newest limited-edition grand piano, musician and designer Lenny Kravitz looks cool and casual in pinstripe shirt and white-rimmed ... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Dec 2020

Red Eight Gallery on why the art world needs to support rising stars as we look towards a post-Covid-19 world

Despite a tumultuous year for the art world, over the past 12 months Red Eight Gallery has cemented its position as London’s fastest-growing gallery and is about to open a stunning new... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 18 Dec 2020

Tempus explores Vienna’s newly renovated and remodelled Sigmund Freud Museum

In 2020, virtual meetings and events have become a necessary part of life. From Zoom meetings with our colleagues to art exhibitions hosted online, embracing these digital times – and adapting t... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Dec 2020

Royal Salute’s Mathieu Deslandes says the rules of luxury are changing – and a new ethos is here to stay

2020 has been a year of new challenges but the future is bright for lovers of luxury. In our first ever British Luxury Review, Tempus asks experts from 12 of the UK’s most prestigious brands to ... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Dec 2020

Bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch sells at Christie’s “Bid for the Louvre” online auction for £280,000

A bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch has sold at a virtual auction, hosted by global auction house Christie’s, designed to benefit the Louvre Museum, Paris. This one-of-a-kind wat... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 16 Dec 2020

The eternal allure of Venice, according to gemologist Alberto Nardi

Gemologist Alberto Nardi is the epitome of the Venetian man about town as he strides athletically across the myriad small bridges that crisscross the city’s canals, greeting fellow res... Read More