Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Raffles
A little bit of vintage glamour and history in the heart of Beijing.
Hotel G
Sumptuously opulent and oh-so-chic boutique hotel.
Shanghai Tang
The sleek Shanghai Tang store is housed in the opulent Beijing Grand Hyatt and is the purveyor of contemporary Chinese fashion and accessories...
Westin Chaoyang
Famed for its after-work cocktails, DJs and 'Heavenly' spa.
Centro
Lively and happening with live jazz.
China Bar
Lofty tower-top bar with a large wine selection.
Bed
Trendy tapas bar with lounging and dancing.
The Private Room
A unique private dining experience specialising in delicious Cantonese cuisine.
The CourtYard
Lip-smacking mélange of impeccable dishes and sumptuous wines.
Steak Exchange
Huge American-style steaks and sumptuously sweet desserts.
SALT
The newest contemporary gallery in Istanbul is named after the Turkish word for 'pure'...
Jing
Striking and dramatic boasting an elaborate buffet and showy wine collection.
Made in China
Superb Chinese classics served with vibrant decadence.
Green T House
Masterfully presented tea-infused cuisine with optional secretive dining and a playful menu.
Jaan
A chic high-flyers hangout that combines ornate opulence with light and simple cuisine.
Duck de Chine
Traditional kaoya and ingenious dips in a chic courtyard.
St. Regis
The St. Regis is the diplomat's hotel of choice...
Ritz-Carlton Financial Street
A fabulous spa caters to the business crowd unwinding after a long day.
Sofitel Wanda
Sofitel have brought a touch of Gallic glamour to the Chinese capital.
Kerry Hotel
For the CEO in us all complete with IT butler to soothe those tech worries.
Fairmont
aloft Beijing
A fun and affordable option in the North of Beijing.
China World Hotel
Corporate chic business-orientated hotel with a laid-back atmosphere
The Peninsula Spa
If you lap up luxury - and let's face it who doesn't? - then this spa will treat you in the manner to which you've undoubtedly become accustomed.
Tian Spa
High-end treatments aren't the only thing high about this 60th floor spa. The views as you can imagine are spectacular.
The Great Wall
If you only see one thing while in China make sure it's the great wall. Words fail us.
Nanshan Ski Village
You don't need to hit the Alps to ski or snowboard as this indoor complex proves.
Oriental Taipan Massage & Spa
White-collared business execs can't get enough of this spa which serves complimentary food with its treatments.
Heavenly Spa
Throw together a Westin hotel and an in-house spa and what have you got? A pretty slick affair that's what.
Dragonfly Retreat
It won't take much for you to unwind at the Dragonfly Retreat; just stepping through its soothing doors is enough to make banish the stresses and strains of office life.
Diving at the Great Wall
Climbing the Great Wall and diving the Great Wall are two very different things altogether so try the more unusual option at a flooded section of the wall.
China Culture Center
Want to throw yourself into Chinese culture? Learn the ways of the Orient right here.
Crab Island
Strip off and sprawl out on this man-made beach. Apparently Beijng's answer to the Hamptons.
Chateau Bolongbao
You may not order a bottle of China's finest while at a meal but the its gaining momentum. Visit a homegrown vineyard such as this and see why.
Great Wall Camping
Camping on the Great Wall? Doesn't get much better than that.
Wanda Plaza Arcade
Playing retro arcade games is something of a sport in Beijing so indulge right here.
Anantara Spa
A sleek spa that lives up to its fame; rest relax and rejuvenate miles away from it all.
Today Art Museum
Discover the history of the contemporary art movement in China.
Three Shadows
The home of photography and cinematography in the city.
Temple of Heaven
After a recent restoration this historic temple is the hub of the winter solstice festival.

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