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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 Tempus | 20 Jan 2021

Female leadership: four women tell us about taking their seat at the top table

On 20 January 2021, Kamala Harris will make American history. As Joe Biden in inaugurated as the United States’ 46th president, it is his vice president Harris who will represent the first of th... 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 | 15 Jan 2021

Cheval Collection announces London expansion

Cheval Collection, the luxury hospitality company currently with serviced apartments across London and Edinburgh has announced expansion in London as part of a long-term strategic vision for growth. F... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 11 Jan 2021

The Machine in the Ghost: taking a first look at the brand-new Rolls-Royce Ghost

My reintroduction to the modern Rolls-Royce began with expeditions in the masterful Cullinan SUV and beautiful Dawn convertible grand tourer. Through driving these cars, with their distinct personalit... 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 | 05 Jan 2021

Bentley posts record sales in 2020 despite industry challenges

Luxury car manufacturer Bentley Motors has this week announced that it saw record sales across 2020, beating out the previous year by two per cent despite significant obstacles posed by the ongoing co... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Jan 2021

7 iconic novels set in must-visit destinations around the world

If not one, but two lockdowns have had a silver lining, it’s that people across the UK are rediscovering the pleasure of reading. According to publishing house Bloomsbury, both print book and co... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 03 Jan 2021

Cruising through Darwin’s laboratory: a trip to the wonder of the Galapagos Islands

"Stay at least two metres away from the wildlife," we're told. Following this general rule is much easier said than done in the Galapagos Islands. Iguanas lazing in the sun are at consta... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Dec 2020

Why rare whiskies and ghost distilleries are worth their weight in gold

In the world of investment, whisky is an asset that is worth far more than its potential return. In fact, its popularity among collectors is experiencing an all-time boom, topping the K... 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 Rory FH Smith | 24 Dec 2020

King of the off-road: a retrospective on 50 years of the Range Rover

In the 1950s and ’60s, Land Rovers were simple. Created to help tend the land, work hard and go anywhere, the boxy, bug-eyed beast was a familiar and much-loved face the world over. With its arm... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Dec 2020

A guide to Scotland’s historic stately homes and castles

Have you booked a visit to Scotland? Should you be planning a stay in or around Glasgow and you long to take a tour of some stately homes and historic castles, then you’re in luck. There are sev... 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 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 | 18 Nov 2020

Christmas gift guide 2020: Tempus' guide to the luxurious gifts perfect for your loved ones this festive season

After a year of uncertainty, now is the time we look to spreading cheer and raising the spirits of those we love most. But if you're struggling for ideas on the perfect gift for the... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... Read More