Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Dubai

Hg2 x Original Travel: 10 Barefoot Luxury Honeymoon Hotels
Some people like chichi honeymoons, we prefer the romance and charm of barefoot luxury hotels, suites that open onto the beach and nobody in sight
S*uce Dubai Mall
S*uce Dubai Mall, one of nine S*uce branches in the UAE, is a tantalizing collection of designer must-have items, from clothes to accessories.
Symphony
Symphony is a high-end multi-brand fashion boutique based in Dubai Mall showcasing international and local designers like Jason Wu and Charlotte Olympia.
Traffic
Engage in the social world of Middle Eastern art…
Orient Guest House
Traditionally restored small scale hotel offers an unusual insight into 'old' Dubai.
Dubai Community Theatre
Be it theatre or music, there's lots going on at this new complex.
Desert Palm
A personal retreat with exceptional attention to detail an unusual find amidst the ubiquitous mega resort.
Heritage House
A glimpse into the lives of the middle class before the rise.
Oriental Hammam
The epitome of indulgence; a Turkish bath at the oriental hamman.
Hilton Dubai Creek
Full of personality and quirky design features in an area full of traditional- if chaotic- charm.
Meem Gallery
An outstanding gallery renowned for Arabic calligraphy and for exhibiting the leading Arabic artists of today.
Sharjah
This conservative town is renowned for its cultural attractions.
Desert Safaris
Enjoy a romantic night under the stars or sand surfing extravaganza in these unparalleled desert dunes.
Bateaux Dubai
Complete a cruise down the Creek in style at sunset.
Arabian Adventures
These guys know their stuff and will find a tour perfect for you.
Balloon Adventures
Enjoy sunrise or sunset in ballooning style.
Handi
Fine dining doesn't come much better than in this North Indian restaurant located in the classically swanky Taj Palace Hotel. 
Souk Madinat
An eclectic mix of top restaurants souvenir stalls and your average shops.
Westin Mina Seyahi
One of the best locations in Dubai offering a wide range of activities a great spot especially outside the school holidays.
Uptown Bar
Worth a visit for the view alone; overlook the décor and enjoy a peaceful sundowner.
Pavilion Dive Centre
Catering for all ages and levels this is one of the top choices in Dubai.
Ayyam Gallery
Arguably, the premier destination for Middle Eastern art…
Ski Dubai
A most unbelievable attraction; the world's largest indoor ski resort in the middle of the desert.
Mosaic Chill
Kick back at this stunning poolside bar and socialize over shisha.
Rooftop Terrace
Soak up the arabian glamour in one of the best spots to ogle the Palm.
Burj Al Arab
Unrivalled opulence and unparallelled hospitality in this stylish and iconic landmark.
Heritage & Diving Village
These live-at-work units provide a unique insight into Dubai's pearl manufacturing.
Majlis Gallery
On display in this pretty converted house are fine art collections and handcrafted pieces.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
A must for watersports' lovers and those looking for an activity-packed break.
Bidi Bondi
It's not going to change your life but with its palm location and beautiful clientele its certainly worth a visit.
Mohammed Centre
This is a contemporary centre offering informed insight into today's culture of the UAE.
Shabestan
Known for the best Persian cuisine in Dubai the authentic dishes and traditional entertainment meet expectations.
Gulf Ventures
Gulf Ventures come well recommended and with much experience in creating the best trip for you.
Al Ain
Less than 2 hours inland from Dubai Al Ain boasts resplendent red-hued sand dunes and a magnificent expanse of towering mountains.
Musandam Peninsula
Lose yourself in the beauty of this tranquil hideaway 2 hours from Dubai.
Bahri Bar
Ideally placed for an excellent view and not uncomfortably crowded - suitable for a sophisticated evening.
Le Royal Meridien
Catering to all tastes and offering both local and international pleasures Le Royal Meridien is a great family choice.
Gold & Diamond Park
A more easily maneuvered version of the Gold Souk where haggling is the norm.
Eau Zone
A romantic hotspot on the beach complete with authentic ocean sound effects.
Raffles Dubai
An architectural wonder inspired by the pyramids Raffles Dubai is the prime location for numerous chic night spots.

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