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By Michelle Johnson | 01 Aug 2022

Six shucking-ly good London seafood bars to celebrate National Oyster Day

While Giacomo Casanova may have famously considered oysters an aphrodisiac in the 1700s, London’s own love affair with this dish dates back nearly 2,000 years.  Native oysters were consider... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 29 Jul 2022

House of Design

The best of British luxury will be brought together under one roof – literally – with the creation of a bespoke apartment at No. 1 Palace Street, the St Regis Residences, one of London&rsq... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Jul 2022

The perfect picnic spots from Scotland to Antarctica

What's the best way to make the most of a sunny day? Well, for Tempus, no matter if it's in northern Europe or in the heart of the frozen continent, nothing beats a picnic.  Here, we take... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Jul 2022

Eight post-pandemic learning holidays around the world which offer enriching escapism and community immersion

In the clarity of a post-pandemic world, travellers across the globe will look to maximise their holiday experiences – how a trip aligns with an individual’s sense of self and their l... Read More

By Rachel Roberts | 20 Jun 2022

REVIEW: Hotel Eden, Rome

Hotel Eden is the kind of place you want to stay forever and a roll call of late stellar stars – including La Dolce Vita director Federico Fellini, legendary dance partners Ginger Roge... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 07 Jun 2022

Royal Salute launches exclusive Platinum Jubilee edition

There is a slim chance you might have missed the UK's rather exuberant celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee this past weekend. Perhaps you were working, or maybe you used the... Read More

By Tempus | 21 May 2022

How to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Since her coronation in June 1953, just over a year after she became Queen, Elizabeth II has been a record-busting monarch in every sense of the word. Not only has the Queen served for a mileston... Read More

By Anya Hindmarch CBE | 20 May 2022

Words to live by: Anya Hindmarch CBE on her rise to fashion stardom

A good scrub with shampoo never fails to make me feel calmer and more confident. This started as a slightly flippant joke, but I think most women understand that if you feel good about yours... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2022

The best whiskies to try this World Whisky Day

21 May marks the 2022 edition of World Whisky Day, a celebration of all things Scotch, Bourbon and the rest. And so, if the tried-and-tested tipples of your past have lost their sheen somewhat, why no... Read More

By Teresa Levonian Cole | 16 May 2022

Time well spent: how to make your own watch

With my chin the mandatory fist-height above the work bench, forearms resting on the table, glasses and magnifiers perched on my nose, and bright light focused on the object of my attention, I still s... Read More

By Tempus | 13 May 2022

New portrait of the Queen unveiled ahead of Platinum Jubilee

With Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II approaching 70 years on the throne, commemorations and celebrations have been scheduled up and down the country, from street parties to special TV programming. But ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 04 Feb 2022

The spirit of reinvention at 1857 The Bar

If you enjoy glass of port at Christmas and wonder why we don’t make more of its depth of flavour, sweet taste and versatility the rest of year, you are not alone. Over the last ten years, as ou... Read More

By Sam Bradley | 22 Dec 2021

Why a short break in Edinburgh is the best way to find your festive flair this holiday season

I have a confession to make: I’m not the world’s biggest Christmas enthusiast. I like it, don’t get me wrong – I just don’t love it in quite the same way my children do. ... 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 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 Vicki Power | 02 Nov 2021

Luton Hoo: an evocative glance at a sumptuous bygone era

Driving up the tree-lined avenue to Luton Hoo Hotel & Spa, I could practically hear the plinking piano of the Downton Abbey theme music in my ears. Its Capability Brown-designed grounds create a s... Read More

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 Antonia Keaney | 30 Oct 2021

Blenheim Palace: the extraordinary history of the UK’s only non-royal palace

"We have nothing to equal this...” These words were uttered by George III when visiting the 4th Duke of Marlborough at his Blenheim Palace home in 1786. At the end of his visit to the vast ... Read More