Luxury

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 Gabriel Power | 01 Dec 2021

Villa Copenhagen: a love letter to design

In the pantheon of municipal buildings found in any typical conurbation, which - if any - are the most romantic? Is it the mayor’s office, with its mysterious, emotionally austere political mach... 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 | 23 Nov 2021

10 of the world's most exciting new hotels for 2022

Destinations around the world are poised to welcome travellers back in 2022 and showcase their newest hotel openings, be they small boutique offerings or ultra-luxurious, state-of-the-art bases from w... 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 | 20 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. VI: for the hard-to-guess family members

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 | 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 | 18 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. IV: Design

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 Lauren O'Neill | 10 Nov 2021

Winter wellness at Homewood in Bath

Wellness used to be something of a shallow buzzword, but with both elevated stress levels and mental burnout becoming things we have all familiarised ourselves with over the past 18 months a... 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 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 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