Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

A Marilyn Monroe global city tour
With the upcoming release of My Week with Marilyn, we decided to compile a guide to a worldwide tour of all things Marilyn Monroe.
Lady Gaga to be special guest at Paris Fashion Week
You've heard the rumours of a special surprise guest at Paris Fashion Week, and now it's been revealed that it's no other than Lady Gaga!
Le Shang Palace restaurant, Paris
Le Shang Palace is Paris' most talked-about restaurant right now. Headed by Franck Xu, the menu is inspired by south-east China, and has opulence to boot.
Scandinavian Style at Hotel de Sers
Scandinavian modernist style at the 'contemporarily melancholy' Hotel de Sers.
Technicoloured rooms at eco-friendly Hi Matic hotel
Bold and bright colours make for a stylish stay at the Hi Matic hotel in Paris, situated by the Bastille on Rue Charonne.
The Plaza Athénée to install Sound Tree
To coincide with this month's Haute Couture fashion shows, The Plaza Athénée has revealed its plans to install a temporary Sound Tree in its Plaza Bar.
Hg2 spends 48 hours in Paris
In order to indulge our hedonistic selves, Hg2 hopped on the Eurostar last week and made for Paris. The result? A scrumptious guide to 48 hours in Paris.
Mandarin Oriental to Open in Paris this June
The Mandarin Oriental is the latest addition to Paris's hotels, and includes a bar, swimming pool and 900 square metre spa.
Six Senses spa opens in the Westin Hotel, Paris
The Westin Hotel is now home to France's first Six Senses spa, offering treatments inspired by the Far East and products hailing from all over France.
David Lynch-designed club to open in Paris
A club designed by American filmmaker David Lynch is set to open in Paris this September, complete with a concert hall, theatre, art library and restaurant.
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
Step back to the 80s in Germain restaurant, Paris
Designed by India Mahdavi, the Germain restaurant is definitely an eye-catcher. With a cafe on the ground floor, the other 2 are strictly VIP.
L’Arc Paris is Paris’ hottest night spot
You don't often get a club attached to a fine-dining restaurant, but then this is Paris. So head to L'Arc Paris for some beats with dinner.
A chat with Ecclestone Square Hotel’s Olivia Byrne
As she prepares to take on the role of company director at the Ecclestone Square Hotel, Olivia Byrne sits down with Hg2 to share her best bits of London.
Hg2’s Top Ten Easter Weekend Escapes
With the long Bank holiday approaching, heres some inspiration to take a trip - our top Easter Weekend destinations.
Old School Parisian Glamour at Le Carmen
Drink in style at Paris's Le Carmen. Enjoy the decadent interior and mingle with the high end clientele.
Podium 1 Paris jewellery store
Podium 1 is a Parisian jewellery store, situated down the rue St-Honore and the epitome of glamour.
Hotel Le Bristol’s Feline Resident and her Picks of Paris
Hotel Le Bristol's Fa-raon shares the creme de la creme of the French capital.
What to do in Paris: Hg2’s guide to stylish Paris
After a hedonistic weekend, Hg2's Marilyn McDonald gives us the low-down on where to go and what to do in Paris.
The Best Bathrooms in Europe?
Five star luxury at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris extends to every corner - the prestigious Villegiature Awards claim it boasts the best bathrooms in Europe.
Hg2 and Mydeco.com Competition Winners
Mydeco.com competition winners' room designs, inspired by Parisian style.
The New Air France Business Class Cabin
The new Air France Business Class Cabin provides an ultimately luxurious in-flight experience, offering privacy, entertainment and plenty of room to relax.
Interview with Chef Eric Ripert
Hg2 speaks to chef Eric Ripert as he defines his cooking style, reveals his favourite cities and discusses his hopes for the future.
We’ll Always Have Paris / Hg2 COMPETITION
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD

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