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By Gabriel Power | 20 Jan 2021

The best new hotel spas

Be it the culmination of a lengthy refurbishment or a new addition to spice things up, the opening of a new hotel spa is sure-fire way to prompt pangs of intense wanderlust in the hearts of ... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Jan 2021

The best luxury products commemorating Chinese New Year

There's no denying that the 2020/21 New Year celebrations - as defined by the Gregorian calendar at least - were a bit of a let-down, as billions of people across the glob... 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 Freddy Clode | 22 Dec 2020

How a luxurious staycation at the Casterton Grange Estate became a place to call our own

When we hear about the latest travel trends, all too often we’re inundated with contradictions. Holidaymakers should be looking for sustainable options but in untouched locales; search for authe... 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

By Tempus | 07 Dec 2020

Our pick of the top Christmas hampers to impress your guests this season

Christmas is one of the most joyful times of the year, and also one of the rare occasions where you can overindulge without a shred of misplaced guilt. A hamper is the perfect present and a gift that ... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 02 Dec 2020

Fiole, the world's first virtual perfumery, is determined to introduce scent-sational fragrances to the UK

A year unlike any other, 2020 has seen companies change tack almost overnight as they adapt to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19. Tasks that used to be easily achievable are no longer feasible due ... Read More

By Joanne Fiddy | 01 Dec 2020

Wellness coach Joanne Fiddy on how to beat stress and burn out for an energetic new year

Joanne Fiddy is a Strategic Intervention Coach and NLP and EFT Practitioner who has teamed up with new wellness membership programme In Your Element On Demand. Here, she tells us why EFT cou... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Nov 2020

Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué talks challenges, innovation and why it’s time to make a difference

As luxury watchmakers go, Italian-Swiss brand Panerai is still seen as something of a new kid on the block. Although Panerai was founded in Florence in 1860 by Giovanni Panerai – his shop on the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 28 Sep 2020

Changing the game: how ‘The Playbook’ star Patrick Mouratoglou is revolutionising tennis forever

The day after Serena Williams crashed out of the first round of Roland-Garros in 2012, she turned to French tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou. At that time, Williams, now universally con... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Sep 2020

The top six wine destinations around the world designed for exploration

As travellers tentatively begin to plan next year’s Spring escapes, we round up the most delectable destinations for wine lovers to explore. Whether you’re tasting your through the French ... Read More

By Tempus | 25 Aug 2020

11 of the best cycling routes in the world to celebrate the Tour de France

The Tour de France cycling race, which kicks off on 29 August 2020, coincides with a heightened interest in cycling worldwide. In recent months, changing consumer habits have driven muc... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 Aug 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 Tempus | 04 Aug 2020

Four very stylish ways to spend a windfall

Coming into a surprise sum and not knowing how to spend it is a nice problem to have. Of course, for many of us it wouldn’t be an issue at all because we’d have a very clear idea about exa... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Jul 2020

Terre Blanche’s chief concierge reveals a “haven of peace” with his authentic Provençal experiences

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 | 15 Jul 2020

We celebrate the best fine dining restaurants welcoming guests back now

The UK is easing lockdown restrictions from Saturday 4 July, allowing hotels, pubs and restaurants to begin serving guests where they – and venue staff – are safe to do so. ... Read More

14 Jul 2020

What makes the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe such a luxurious day?

Horse racing fans travel all around the world to the leading meetings as not only do they love the sport they follow, it is also a great social occasion for many of them. If it’s a luxurious tri... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Jun 2020

Hôtel Byblos’ GM Christophe Chauvin reveals his favourite hidden secrets of Saint-Tropez

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