Villa

By Tempus | 07 Jan 2021

Heartfelt minimalism: Tempus takes an exclusive look inside Amman Villa

For Staffan Tollgård, former filmmaker turned designer, "heartfelt minimalism" became the tagline for Amman Villa, the home recently completed in collaboration with award-winning Leban... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Jan 2021

Sail like a super spy: step aboard the luxurious superyachts with gadgets straight out of a Bond film

007 is known for his super-fast modes of transport, from supercars to superyachts – all with the best gadgets at hand. And as holidaymakers turn to superyacht charter to avoid ove... Read More

By Alberto Reina | 13 Dec 2020

Lowering the maintenance costs of your luxury villa

Lower the Maintenance Cost of Your Luxury Villa In order to be wealthy and successful, it’s not enough simply to make money. One also needs to be able to sustain and grow that money. Which, in a... 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

By Rebecca Hopkins | 13 Oct 2020

The route to heaven: a weekend spent in southern Tuscany

Having lived in Tuscany until the age of seven and visited frequently ever since, I am lucky to be familiar with the region. Even so, the natural beauty and bounty of the land was still a surprise and... Read More

By Sophie Ball | 24 Apr 2020

Tempus takes a look inside the former Morocco home of the legendary Yves Saint Laurent

"Marrakech taught me colour,” Yves Saint Laurent once said. The late, great couturier would go on to purchase a private residence in the medina and eventually have his ashes scattered there... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 11 Mar 2020

These amazing private members' homes are almost impossible to source

There are certain holiday properties that are only rented out to specially vetted guests, by some equally select individuals. People like Alexander Kraft, chairman and CEO of luxury real estate organi... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Oct 2019

A tale of two islands: Tempus explores the Greek islands still inspiring the Epics

It surely can’t be put down to pure coincidence that, thousands of years ago, it was sitting on Mt Kynthos and overlooking the captivating landscape of Mykonos that Apollo first decided to enrol... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 07 Oct 2019

Head back to school with a charming weekend in Cambridge

A city steeped in formidable history, both the impressive heritage and picturesque 16th century architecture of Cambridge has long attracted both scholars and tourists alike.  Famous for the grea... Read More

22 Aug 2019

Choosing the perfect villa for your private holiday

Even the most luxurious of five-star resorts can often come with a few mild irritations, whether needed to grab a spot at the pool or waiting extra time for your bar service. But a private villa is th... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Jul 2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition raises €700,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Bentley Motors auctioned a brand new Flying Spur First Edition at Sir Elton John's Midsummer Gala on 25 July, raising €700,000 for the singer's Elton John AIDS Foundation. An anonymous bi... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 20 May 2019

Thai break: from eco-living in Koh Samui to cultural immersion in the capital

The Kingdom of Thailand is known for its fine cuisine, sandy beaches and rich cultural heritage. But what efforts is this hot-spot making when it comes to luxury travel? From my experience hopping fro... Read More

By Mark Southern | 12 May 2019

Detox your holiday at Spain’s Healthouse Las Dunas

Healthy eating fans may be familiar with Naturhouse, the innovative nutritionalists, responsible for revolutionising the way four million people around the world eat. The brand made its name for its h... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Feb 2019

Back in vogue: this year's most surprising luxury travel destinations

When it comes to this year’s top luxury travel destinations, don’t expect to see the usual suspects on any expert’s list. While exclusivity has been the most steadfast trend of recen... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Feb 2019

British brands wow guests at Paris' biggest classic car show, Salon Rétromobile

In the 12 years I have visited French classic car show Salon Rétromobile, the recipe and format has, in the most unapologetically French fashion, remained unchanged. The culmination o... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Jan 2019

Explore breathtaking culture and community with Ulagalla by Uga Escapes

In recent years Sri Lanka has become the destination du jour for trendy travellers thanks to its miles of sandy beaches, dramatic surf and scenic train routes but, high in the central hills, the ancie... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Oct 2018

On top of the world: Sri Lanka's new Aarunya Nature Resort creates an effortless escape

There is no shrill buzzing of an alarm to wrench me from sleep today. Instead, I wake up with the birds, full of energy, thanks to the sun streaming gently through the panoramic floor-to-ceiling windo... Read More

By Scott Wheeler | 20 Sep 2018

Great expectations: why Kilindi Zanzibar is the ultimate romantic hideaway

Everything I’d heard about Zanzibar Island, positioned in the Indian Ocean just off the Tanzanian archipelago, had been so overwhelmingly positive I was prepared for a fall. But no gushing revie... Read More