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By Tempus | 03 Dec 2021

The best Champagnes to pop open this Christmas

It goes without saying that popping open a bottle of Champagne should be at the top of your to-do list this Christmas. After all, what's a festive celebration without the most ... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Dec 2021

Former London landmark converted into 125-room Raffles hotel

The Old War Office, one of London’s most historic landmarks, has been converted into luxury hotel owned and operated by Raffles Hotels & Resorts, which is due to open in late 2022 ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Nov 2021

Interview: Donna Air on her emotional new play, Punched, and why she wants to shine the light on important female stories

Actress, presenter and producer Donna Air has always championed causes that empower women, but it was in the pandemic – and a pivotal role in television’s The Split – ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Nov 2021

Wining, dining and reclining at The Biltmore Mayfair

As a dual UK/US citizen, the words “Grosvenor Square” have, until this year, struck a sense of fear into my heart. The home of the US embassy until 2017, it is a place synonymous with outr... Read More

By Tempus | 25 Nov 2021

The best Christmas burgers in London and beyond

Forget the Christmas turkey and sprouts, it’s time to make way for this year’s juicy festive burger goodness. Because let's face it; is there anything better than a festive f... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 22 Nov 2021

The world's best travel destinations to spend Christmas this year

To some people, the idea of leaving the confines of their house - let alone their home city or country - for Christmas is a completely alien and terrifying prospect. But how many times have you s... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. V: Experiences

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 17 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. III: fashion, clothing & accessories

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. II: Food and Cooking

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. I: Drinks

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Nov 2021

The best advent calendars for 2021

Advent calendars are a fascinating aspect of the Christmas season; a small box containing goodies that are guaranteed to send even the most mature among us careening back into a child-like state, desp... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Nov 2021

Comfort among the clouds at Shangri-La The Shard

As Europeans, we are rarely - if ever - given the opportunity to check into a hotel in which our first experience feels somewhat like lifting off in one of Jeff Bezos’ uniquely shaped spacecraft... Read More

By Sara Darling | 06 Nov 2021

REVIEW: The Franklin Hotel, London

"SW3" has a magical ring to it. It conjures up images of joyful times spent admiring the Christmas windows at Harrods, ice skating in front of the Natural History Museum or taking ... 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 Tempus | 04 Nov 2021

Join the club: the most exclusive memberships in London

Need a place to hide away when the frantic bustle of London gets too much? Here is a list of the best private member's clubs in the capital.rn

By Juliet Herd | 01 Nov 2021

Queen of the wild: a chat with conservationist Victoria Aspinall

“Not many people can say they have been foster mum to a gorilla, wolf, leopard and lion cub,” says Victoria Aspinall, creative director of British conservation charity the Aspinall Fo... Read More

By Georgia Lambert | 29 Oct 2021

The fashion fix

As the textile industry struggles to comprehend the scale of its environmental impact and how to improve it, a new generation of biodesigners are disrupting the industry by creating durable clothing a... 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