Food

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Apr 2021

An indulgent weekend at Middlethorpe Hall and Spa – a relaxed, natural treasure in the heart of York

Just two miles from York city centre, there is an oasis of old-world charm in the form of Middlethorpe Hall and Spa. This William III hotel – one of the National Trust’s three Histori... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Apr 2021

Plan your escape to Malta with Iniala Harbour House & Residences

Just off the main drag in the gorgeous Maltese capital of Valletta is what looks like a picturesque, unassuming townhouse with stunning views over the water to the east. But inside lies Malta'... Read More

By Suzanne Baum | 14 Apr 2021

Review: Garden Globes at The Dorchester

The night after the Baftas took place, I found myself experiencing my own golden globe in the forecourt of The Dorchester Hotel. There may have only been two guests in attendance (me and my husba... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 13 Apr 2021

UK lockdown partially ends: eight of the best luxury experiences now available

While the hospitality industry may not return to full capacity until May, some of the UK’s most glamorous spaces have flexed their creative muscles to give us that longed-for luxu... Read More

By Suzanne Baum | 09 Apr 2021

Chameleon London: the cream of the crop

After a year of working from home, I’d got used to my Zoom meetings, pyjama bottoms and commute from bed to home study. So, to suddenly find myself in swanky Marylebone, in one of the most luxur... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Apr 2021

Interview: Thomas Robson-Kanu on tuning in to turmeric

When it comes to mental or physical wellbeing, few people have put as much faith in a single ingredient as Thomas Robson-Kanu has in the versatile turmeric root. As a teenager, the striker - known to ... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Mar 2021

The best luxury hotels with history

Beyond the more predictable features of a luxury hotel - spacious rooms, haute cuisine and a state-of-the-art spa - one facet often overlooked by travellers is the hotel's significance in his... 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 Tempus | 27 Mar 2021

Finland named world's happiest country for fourth consecutive year

The frosty Nordic nation of Finland has been named the happiest country in the world by the United Nations World Happiness Report for a record-breaking fourth year in a row. Taking the ... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Mar 2021

Six pub and bar terraces you need to book for 12 April

Fingers and toes crossed: if all goes to plan and we are spared another jarring plot twist, the UK government will allow people to gather in groups of five in outdoor spaces from 12 April, including o... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Mar 2021

Deer Box: get high-grade venison delivered to your door

Finding something unique and interesting to eat every day is becoming increasingly difficult as lockdown grinds on. So if, like so many of us, Deliverooed packages of tepid McDonald's simply ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 19 Mar 2021

European Detour: Greece

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 Gabriel Power | 17 Mar 2021

Going with the grain: an interview with GAIL'S Bakery CEO Tom Molnar

In the slightly terrifying and utterly surreal early days of global lockdowns at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, it would be an understatement to say that sourdough was all the rage. Scrolling ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 15 Mar 2021

For goodness' sake: exploring Japan's ancient beverages

Centuries have passed, fuedal kingdoms have battled, shogunates have seized and lost control and an entire empire has risen and crashed in a spectacular ball of flames. The written history o... 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 Tempus | 02 Mar 2021

Discover the most indulgent and impressive cigar lounges in London

HAVANA NIGHTS If you’re one of the many cigar afficianados who had hoped to be jetting off to Cuba for the prestigious Festival del Habano this year, the disappointment of not being able to disc... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Feb 2021

Introducing Singita Sabora, Tanzania's newest luxury safari hideaway

If you're looking for the ultimate in isolation and luxury for your first post-lockdown trip, there's a new kid on the block: experience tented camping like never before with Singita... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Feb 2021

Mark Oleynik, creator of the world's first robotic chef, dishes up the remarkable process behind Moley Robotic Kitchen

Mechanical hands hover over the refined preparation station, whipping up a gourmet-style pasta dish. Perfect al dente spaghetti bubbles away on the stove while the dexterous limbs whisk a ho... Read More