Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Beijing Curio City
To some this four storey emporium may be a shrine to tat; to others it's buried treasure.
Beijing Cycle Tour
Two wheels are often better than four and when that's the case ring these guys for a cyciel tour of the city.
3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
Wangfujing Bookstore
You don't have to stray too far off the beaten bath to get lost within the pages of a foreign world here.
Pingyao
A UNESCO World Heritage site truly worthy of its status.
At Cafe
Cool little coffee shop with a friendly atmostphere.
Athena Xu
Selling everything you need to make that outfit really pop. Accessorise accordingly ladies.
Tang Contemp. Art
Representing some of China's most established artists Tang's artists tend to be highly conceptual.
Solana Lifestyle Mall
Wanting to combine a little shopping with a lot of sashaying about the dance floor? Look no further than this retail-cum-clubbing complex.
Rickshaw
Beijing's greasy spoon and sports bar combo..
Tianjin
Centre for Performing Arts
Beijing's distinctive cultural venue, this is a must visit for China's greatest opera performances...
Ullens Center for Contemp. Art
Factory-style gallery space shows internationally and locally acclaimed artists.
Yashow Market
All the tat you could ever possibly need for the folks back home.
Franck Provost
Fancy a bit of French? Then head to this French hair salon for the best blow dry of your life.
Grifted
Odds and sods Chinese-style.
Panjiayuan Market
Bargain-hunters flock in their droves to this fabulous flea market; dig deep the best stuff is often hidden!
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
Pékin Fine Arts
Innovative work from across Asia.
The Vineyard Café
Comfort and hangover food in a relaxed environment.
Crêpanini
Delicous French crêpes in a sweet setting.
Café Yo
Understated and refined.
Café Zarah
German breakfast and Prosecco great combination.
Bookworm Café
A book-heavy Beijing institution.
SALT
The newest contemporary gallery in Istanbul is named after the Turkish word for 'pure'...
aloft Beijing
A fun and affordable option in the North of Beijing.
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.
Great Wall Camping
Camping on the Great Wall? Doesn't get much better than that.
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.
Summer Palace
Spectacular grounds perfect for a morning stroll.
Red Gate Gallery
This long-standing gallery exhibits the work of established and celebrated artists.
St. Michael’s Church
This beautiful Neo-Gothic Catholic church is a bit of a surprise.
Poly Theatre
Ballets orchestras and drama grace the boards of this enormous theatre.
Niujie Mosque
Over 500 years old this is the city's largest Mosque.
National Stadium (Bird’s Nest)
Re-live the Olympics at this impressive stadium.
National Art Museum
The perfect introduction to the traditional Chinese arts.

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