Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Xoco
Xoco crafts gorgeous gourmet chocolates that raise the beautiful brown stuff from comfort food to high-end delicacy.
Windsor House
The rooms at Hotel Windsor House provide plenty of space, and the short walk to Parque 93 is another added bonus.
Vital Esthetic
Vital Esthetic & Spa is fairly basic in design but there's a wide range of treatments on offer to please even the most discerning spa-junkie.
Villa Romano
Villa Romano is the shop of choice for Bogota's most discerning gents.
Via Sport
Boating style abounds at Via Sport, where stripes and sailor-prints are very much in vogue.
Tornasol Spa
Tornasol Spa is a homey spa that's a welcome respite from the chaotic city outside.
Tol
Mix-and-match girly, gritty and grunge at Tol, an eclectic clothes emporium.
Titi Cardozo
Titi Cardozo offers high-end fashion for the women who know what they want.
The Tea House
The Tea House is about all things tea.
The Red Lion
An Englishman owns the Red Lion and has recreated a typical English pub in this favourite Parque 93 venue.
Teatro de Cristóbal Colón
Teatro de Cristóbal Colón, otherwise known as Teatro de Colón, is Bogotá's national theatre and dates all the way back to 1885.
Teatro de Camarín
Teatro de Camarín del Carmen is another of Bogotá's stunning Colonial buildings that had a rich history before becoming a theatre.
Teatro Colsubsidio
Teatro Colsubsidio Roberto Arias Perez is one of Bogota's most prominent cultural institutions, with significant opera and ballet performances taking place within its walls.
Tabula
Tabula has a very natural feel, with plants scattered along the floor and bamboo walls, and the casual philosophy is matched by exceptional cuisine.
Sowelu
Tread the red carpet in style with something suitably swish from Sowelu.
Sofitel Victoria Regia
Victoria Regia breathes the effortless elegance that can only be created by natural taste.
Sofia’s
Glitzy eveningwear for ladies.
Shetland
Wrap up warm with a gorgeous wrap from Shetland.
Serafina
Serafina is a sophisticated sports bar known primarily for its steaks and martinis - a heady combination, if ever there was one.
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino is a flashy casino with a prime location in Zona Rosa.
Rock ‘n’ Jazz Casino
The huge red-and-orange neon sign that hangs outside sets the tone for Rock 'n' Jazz Casino.
Ricardo Pava
Only super-discerning, sharp-suited gents step out of Ricardo Pava.
Rausch Patissier
Rasuch Paitssier is owned by Criterion's chefs, but this time Mark Rausch takes the reigns as pastry chef in a more relaxed, informal setting.
Rafael Paez
Rafael Paez sells elegant eveningwear for even more elegant ladies.
Radisson Royal
A marble enshrined lobby sets the tone of simple grandeur for Bogota's Hotel Radisson, something of a super-stay in Colombia's cool capital.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Smarten up your look with a few polo shirt staples from Ralph Lauren.
Plaza de Toros Santamaría
Love it or hate it, bullfighting is a big part of Bogota's heritage - and there's no better place to catch the bloodsport than here.
Plaza de Bolivar
Plaza de Bolivar lies at the heart of Bogota and the city's political history.
Pedrojas
Biker chic is in at Pedrojas, which sells buttery-soft leather jackets aplenty.
Pauela Dugue
Need something special for that decadent event? Head to Pauela Dugue for elegant eveningwear.
Palacio de Narino
Palacio de Narino completes Candelaria's political institutions as home of the President of Colombia.
Pajares Salinas
Pajares Salinas has been a Bogotá institution since it first opened in 1958.
Niko Café
Niko Café is a Bogotá classic that serves excellent food in an elegant setting with no pretensions or gimmicks.
Museo Nacionale
Museo Nacionale is an exceptionally well-structured and innovative museum that depicts Colombian history through over 2,500 objects of art, history and archaeology.
Museo del Tequila
'Museo del Tequila' is not just a cheesy name; the collection of 1585 bottles of tequila is the third biggest in the world, and the owner Don Alfonso Gonzales' knowledge on the liquor is limitless.
Museo de Arte del Banco
Museo Banco de la Republica is a cultural delight in the historical area of Candelaria.
Museo de Arte Colonial
Museo de Art Colonial is a quaint brick museum devoted to the art and artefacts of the Colonial era.
Mont Blanc
Famous around the world for its range of luxury pens, this Mont Blanc store has a wide variety to choose from.
Michel Patissier
Michel Patissier has provided Bogotá with high-quality croissants and pastries for over thirty years. Be sure to stop and refuel.
Mario Hernandez
Luxury leather and other stylish skins await at Mario Hernandez.

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