James Bond

By Vicki Power | 19 Feb 2022

Fizzing Italian Escape

The sat nav failed on our journey to L’Albereta. It couldn’t find the hotel in the Lombardy hills just outside the village of Erbusco. After much doubling back and asking, ‘Is that i... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 26 Jan 2022

High fashion: behind the wheel of the Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost

Much secrecy surrounded the launch of the new Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Black Badge Ghost. Press embargoes and NDAs were in abundance when I first saw the car on static display in a Wimbledon d... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Nov 2021

The most luxurious ski hotels to book this season

There are few things more romantic, cosy or even exhilarating than hiding away among the rugged mountains of a ski region in a luxurious hotel. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and the confines of a go... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 05 Nov 2021

Time travelling through the Savoy

Playground of the rich and famous, secret hideaway for illicit lovers, a place to celebrity spot and name drop. She has witnessed weddings, funerals, fortunes made and lost and just about everything i... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 27 Oct 2021

Tempus meets Andrew Ramroop, the owner of legendary Savile Row tailor Maurice Sedwell

Jamaica, 1962, and CIA agent Felix Leiter points his Walther PPK at James Bond’s ribs. “Interesting,” he remarks. “Where were you measured for this, bud?” The reply:... Read More

By Davina Catt | 18 Oct 2021

Casting Bond: an interview with No Time to Die casting director Debbie McWilliams

"When the end credits roll and it says, 'James Bond will return’, it’s always by public demand,” says Debbie McWilliams, who has served as casting director of the 007 franch... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Oct 2021

Facing the odds: the history of Bond and Omega

Bond. James Bond. A name synonymous with suave style and fearless action since Dr. No first hit our screens in 1962. This October, the 25th instalment of the world’s longest runni... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 15 Oct 2021

Bond behind the wheel: a look at 007's relationship with Aston Martin

Let’s face it; James Bond wasn’t originally an Aston Martin kind of guy. While Hollywood would have us believe otherwise, 007’s car of choice was, originally, something a little less... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Oct 2021

Shaken or stirred: create the perfect martini with these classic cocktail recipes

"I'll have a martini: shaken, not stirred."  Sean Connery’s immortal lines in Goldfinger established the humble martini’s place in cocktail history. Decep... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 30 Sep 2021

INTERVIEW: 007 stunt driver on Bond's most thrilling car chase yet - featuring the new Land Rover Defender

Very few cars can compare to the Land Rover Defender. What started life as a curious post-war project by Rover bosses and brothers Maurice and Spencer Wilks, developed into an automotive landmark over... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 29 Sep 2021

Bond abroad: five breathtaking filming locations made famous by No Time To Die

The high-gloss glamour, death-defying stunts and gripping plot lines we’ve been looking forward to for so long from the latest Bond film No Time to Die have finally arrived. The 25th f... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Sep 2021

Leica announces 007 Edition camera and exclusive photography exhibition to celebrate the release of No Time To Die

Leica Camera unveils its new Leica Q2 007 Edition to celebrate the release of the 25th Bond film, No Time To Die. Launched on 8 September and limited to 250 pieces, the special edition camera features... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Aug 2021

The best hotels in Europe for any occasion

Summer has hit its peak; the sun is out, the temperatures are balmy and travel-hungry Brits are looking abroad for a slice of luxury after a year of being stuck in a rain-lashed UK. It is, for all int... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Aug 2021

Atelier Jalaper creates timepieces featuring pieces taken from an authenticated Aston Martin DB5 

With the latest James Bond film, No Time To Die, set to be released this October, there could scarcely be a more appropriate time to pick up a stunning Atalier Jalaper timepiece, uniquely created... Read More

11 May 2021

The top 10 luxurious experiences in UK entertainment

Whether you’re looking for high-class entertainment for a whole day, an afternoon or an evening, the UK offers an extraordinary mix of activities.  From fine dining to racing cars, hel... Read More

By Tempus | 26 Apr 2021

Europe's best mountain hotels for the summer season

It goes without saying that those of us who have been stuck in cities over the past year will never again take wide open space, a sea breeze or clean country air for granted. And few landscapes c... Read More

By Tempus | 05 Feb 2021

Twenty Grosvenor Square unveils Bond-inspired three-bedroom home

Ever wanted to live like a spy? Well you're in luck: London-based luxury design firm Finchatton has unveiled the designs for an extraordinary James Bond-inspired apartment at&n... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 06 Nov 2020

Discover the allure of the GoldenEye Resort, James Bond author Ian Fleming’s Jamaican bolt hole-turned-luxury Caribbean idyll

In a stunning oasis on the north coast of Jamaica, the GoldenEye estate is an extraordinary island getaway. Originally owned by Ian Fleming, the estate is now known as a private retreat for the likes ... Read More