France

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

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2020

The art of isolation: we speak to the artists and galleries finding ways to bring great works into our homes

Pablo Picasso once said the role of art is to “wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. The Spanish painter, sculptor and changemaker was born in Malaga in 1881, raise... Read More

By Tempus | 15 May 2020

The perfect whisky-based cocktails to celebrate World Whisky Day

As whisky aficionados raise a dram or two to celebrate World Whisky Day this Saturday 16th May, it’s also the perfect time to acknowledge the versatility of this popular luxury beverage. These c... Read More

By Tempus | 13 May 2020

These historic listed houses are the ideal Autumn getaway for supporters of the National Trust

As presenter Alan Titchmarsh currently explores the hearts of Britain’s historic homes with the Secrets of the National Trust on Channel 5, the National Trust has shared the ... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 05 May 2020

Interview: Heston Blumenthal talks 25 years of groundbreaking gastronomy

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  Snail porridge, meat fruit and savoury ice cream… bold dishes like these have defined the extraordinary impact The Fa... 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 Rory FH Smith | 07 Apr 2020

The rise of Ferrari: Tempus takes a look behind the legend

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  When the hammer fell on lot #247 at the prestigious Monterey Classic Car Auction in California on Saturday 25 August 2018, motori... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Mar 2020

The surprising stories behind some of Champagne's best known houses

POP THE CORK As the Champagne region redefines its approach to tourism, Tempus explores the most surprising – and romantic – stories of some of the area's most historic champagne ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 11 Mar 2020

These amazing private members' homes are almost impossible to source

There are certain holiday properties that are only rented out to specially vetted guests, by some equally select individuals. People like Alexander Kraft, chairman and CEO of luxury real estate organi... Read More

09 Mar 2020

Is there a better place to be a professional rugby player than the South of France?

It’s safe to say that some places in the world offer professional athletes more culture and cuisine than others. Often, sportsmen go where the money takes them and that could be to the rain of M... 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 Freddy Clode | 08 Jan 2020

These luxury countryside destinations are bringing the best of active holidays closer to home

IN THE COUNTRY When we think of luxury travel, too often we look to far-flung destinations for our adventures. While jungle trails and mountain hikes are milestones for every traveller, sometimes ther... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Dec 2019

Bonham's Fine Clocks auction puts the spotlight on Breguet's historic timepieces

A Fine Clocks auction on 11 December will put the spotlight on eight rare and historically important Breguet Carriage Clocks. The auction, hosted at Bonham's Auction House, London, features eight ... 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 Tempus | 27 Nov 2019

Kristofer Ruscon, founder of Hatt et Söner, on the champagne house's remarkable history – and unique product

Hatt et Söner champagne has an interesting origin. It was during the 1940s, in the French Alpine town of Annecy, that Joseph Ruscon made his vow to never pass a day of his life without ... 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 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

Parc du Cap brings a modern touch of Great Gatsby glamour to Cap d’Antibes

When F Scott Fitzgerald wrote: “When your eyes first fall upon the Mediterranean you know at once why it was here that man first stood erect and stretched out his arms toward the sun”, he ... Read More