Japan

By Polly Jean Harrison | 02 Jun 2021

Get ready for Japan’s ski season with these three top resorts

Though the 2019/2020 winter season ended abruptly in the middle of March, there is hope for the future as next year’s ski season is set to be one of the best. Global tourism is beginning to reco... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 25 May 2021

The secret service

Luxury is built on a foundation of secrecy. The high-end and unattainable will always be alluring, whether bound to the satisfaction of topping the waiting list for a rare and exceptional watch, or th... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 10 May 2021

Built for speed: an interview with Le Mans record-breaker Phil Hanson

British driver Phil Hanson is just 21 years old, yet the endurance racing champion is already dominating the world of motorsport. In 2020, amid the pressures of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Hans... Read More

By Tempus | 01 May 2021

The best London rooftop bars for spring 2021

The partial lifting of lockdown restrictions in the UK has breathed new life into London, which has been abuzz with the communal excitement of being able get back out and experience the city... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 24 Mar 2021

European Detour: Portugal

With international travel now a very real possibiliy 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 | 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 Ross Forbes | 06 Mar 2021

Fighting talk: How the success of British MMA has inspired us to discover the physical power and mental discipline of martial arts

Over the last decade, Britain’s mixed martial arts (MMA) scene has enjoyed a golden period on the world stage. Thanks to its high-level intensity and global appeal – enabled by the do... Read More

By Tempus | 05 Mar 2021

Aman announces first branded residence in Tokyo

Luxury hotel group Aman has this month announced its first foray into residence-only developments with Aman Residences, Tokyo, located in the stunning new Toranomon-Azabu... Read More

By Tempus | 26 Jan 2021

Five-star Higashiyama Niseko Village hotel opens in Japan’s frozen north

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio has unveiled the newest addition to its esteemed range of hotels; the Higashiyama Niseko Village, a stunning resort located in Japan's t... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Jan 2021

Holiday booking firm Hoo reveals the cheapest countries for five-star hotel stays

Once international travel recommences, adventurous jetsetters across the globe are looking to celebrate by splurging on a holiday and splashing just a little bit more cash than they normally would, fr... Read More

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 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 Louise Bonner | 28 Dec 2020

Old battlegrounds and new adventures in the Solomon Islands

It staged one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War, yet a collection of steam-shrouded islands lying just east of Papua New Guinea are unheard of to most today.  The Solomon Islands, ... 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

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Jul 2020

South American vineyard Zuccardi Valle de Uco has been voted the World’s Best Vineyard for the second year running

World’s Best Vineyards, which promotes wine tourism around the world, has revealed its Top 50 list of greatest wine tourism destinations in the world for 2020. The list, created by William Reed ... 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 | 03 Jul 2020

The best spots around the world where you can now indulge in al fresco dining

As pubs, bars and restaurants get ready to reopen in the UK this Saturday, the vast majority of central London is set to be transformed into continental-style outdoor dining. While beer gardens and an... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jun 2020

How the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s transition to digital has proved a triumph of adaptability and creativity

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has long been a fixed point in the British calendar. The world’s greatest garden show, it marks the start of summer for many of us and, with a growing 157,000 vi... Read More