Travel

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 | 11 Nov 2021

Renaissance Hotels opens new site in Bordeaux

With Brits finally able to travel to France quarantine-free from November, there’s never been a better time to rediscover Bordeaux in all its cultural, elegant splendour.  Renaiss... 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

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 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 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

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

By Juliet Herd | 13 Oct 2021

Timothy Taylor Gallery leads the charge as art world converges on London

Frieze Art Fairs return to London this week with much fanfare and anticipation after a year’s hiatus with nearly 300 major galleries from 39 countries taking part.  Both Frieze London and F... Read More