Culture

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Belle surprise: how Champagne has become this year's most surprising emerging destination

Located just an hour from Paris, the once-royal region of Champagne is synonymous with a sparkling wine so internationally important, no celebration would be complete without a glass. Legend says it w... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2020

Discover London's most prestigious art restaurants and gallery bars

Feast your eyes London is one of the world's most wonderfully artistic cities, full of cultural hubs, museums and art galleries – including the Royal Portrait Gallery, which is pre... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Feb 2020

A rose by any other name: The Dorchester celebrates Valentine's Day with a new designer rose

The Dorchester is well known for its signature scents and impressive lobby arrangements, but now the luxury Park Lane hotel has taken its floral focus one step further with the launch of 'The Dorc... 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 Michelle Johnson | 17 Jan 2020

Julius Baer launches Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report, finds HNW focus on 'conscious consumption'

Julius Baer International revealed the findings of its inaugural Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report at a presentation at sustainable members club, The Conduit on Tuesday. The private banking firm surv... Read More

By Mo Bobat | 08 Jan 2020

Pride of lions: Cricket Performance Director Mo Bobat shares what it takes to compete on the world stage

I have always been involved with cricket and have been fortunate enough to fulfil roles at various levels of the game. I coached during my formative years and throughout my seven-year career as a teac... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Dec 2019

Pines and Needles co-founder Sam Lyle reveals the latest Christmas tree trends

When it comes to the perfect Christmas tree, there's plenty to consider. Shape and size depends on taste and space, while the annual debate between traditional versus modern decoration rages on. O... 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

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Nov 2019

Tempus ventures behind the doors of London's most discreet private members' club

Nestled between towering buildings of glass, steel and chrome just a stone’s throw from the Bank of England is a single Queen Anne-style townhouse. This is the home of The Walbrook Club, an excl... 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

15 Oct 2019

How Louis Vuitton’s eSports Move Shows Gaming’s Current Power

For more than 150 years, the French fashion house of Louis Vuitton has taken great pride in being regarded as one of the biggest luxury retail brands on the planet. The organisation has taken many dif... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Oct 2019

A tale of two islands: Tempus explores the Greek islands still inspiring the Epics

It surely can’t be put down to pure coincidence that, thousands of years ago, it was sitting on Mt Kynthos and overlooking the captivating landscape of Mykonos that Apollo first decided to enrol... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Sep 2019

Chef Jack Blumenthal shares why he’s taking his guests into the kitchen

The world’s top chefs will often tell you that making it in the restaurant industry takes skill, creativity and a fearless approach to your craft. As a young chef with an already impressive repe... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 02 Sep 2019

Step inside Mandarin Oriental's first European standalone residence

Longing for an apartment that offers the familiar luxury of a prestige hospitality brand but without feeling like you’re staying in an actual hotel? A new branded residence development in one of... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Aug 2019

Almost human: The world's first robot artist in her own words

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is cr... Read More

By Claire McQue | 30 Aug 2019

Art and ecology collide at the Venice Biennale

In the Palazzo Ca’Tron, an elegant 16th-century structure on Venice’s Canal Grande, a shoal of blue marlin dance through a turquoise lagoon. Vines spiral around giant trees and, hanging fr... Read More

27 Aug 2019

Four European destinations that will still delight your inner historian

For a history buff, there is no continent quite as diverse and full of wonder as Europe. Known quite literally as 'The Old Continent', ours is a continent that has seen the rise and fall ... Read More

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