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How to See Tel Aviv Like a Local
Buzzing Tel Aviv is Israel’s arts and entertainment capital. Picture the city as a course-after-course mezze of things to do, see and eat. Here’s how to see Tel Aviv like a local.
Heavenly Islands That Are Hot All Year Round
From the Indian Ocean’s hottest hot spots to sizzling blobs of beauty in the Bahamas, any time is the right time to visit these heavenly islands which are hot all year round.
Castello del Nero: An Arresting Escape in Chianti Country
Smack bang in the heart of Italy’s Chianti region, Castello del Nero is a 12th century bolthole that turbocharges Tuscan tradition with a serious injection of la dolce vita. The sprawling medieval castle, just outside the enclave of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, was once owned by Florentine nobility.
A Guide to Ibiza Off-Season
As the party-chasing masses retreat home, a sense of calm creeps back to the island but there's still plenty to go. Discover our guide to Ibiza off-season.
A Very British Hotel Chain: The Firmdale Group
The latest artillery in Firmdale’s impressive portfolio is by far the grandest to date, here we look behind the scenes of this very British hotel chain
Five Luxury Ski Chalets in Zermatt
A round up of five of the best luxury ski chalets in Zermatt, one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Alps sitting under the gaze of the Matterhorn
The Ace Effect: The Rebirth of the Social Hotel
The Best Luxury Villas To Rent In Ibiza
Pop-Up Hotels: The Next Step In Luxury Travel
Shangri-La at the Shard: Europe’s Highest Hotel
Autumn 2013: The Season’s Best New London Hotels
Barcelona with Children: Five Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels
Paris with Children: Four Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels
Los Angeles with Children: Five Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels
Eight Amazing Spanish Villas Near Barcelona
Sky High | Prague’s Luxury Loft Apartments
Spend a Dreamy Italian Holiday at the Torre di Moravola
Getting High: Five Tokyo Hotels With Views
In a city full of skyscrapers it's worth getting high - these are our selection of the five best Tokyo hotels with views worth paying for...
Win a Night in the Zetter Townhouse
Win an opportunity to spend the night in one of London's hippest, sexiest hotels, The Zetter Townhouse. Retro cool and ravishing cocktails make it super hip
Room for Art
Marriott and Schrager’s Istanbul EDITION
Ana Silva O’Reilly goes Public
Our guest blogger Ana Silva O'Reilly visits the newest spot in Chicago: the Pump Room in Public.
London’s out-of-London Syon Park Hotel
Hg2 reviews London Syon Park Hotel, which at first glance looks more akin to a travel lodge than the grand old Waldorf Astoria in Midtown NYC...
Winter Cocktails at the Marriott
Situated on the South Bank of the Thames, the Marriott Hotel have launched their winter cocktail collection infused with the scents and tastes of Christmas.
The Darling: Sydney’s latest boutique hotel
The Darling: Sydney's latest boutique hotel, and the only 5 star accommodation built since the 2000 Olympic Games.
The 5 Star Mercer Street Hotel re-opens
The Mercer Street Hotel re-opened in Covent Garden last week following a £15 million refurbishment.
Five Dubai Hotels for Discreet Travellers
Hg2 looks at five other Dubai hotels where the ex-Defence Minister Liam Fox could have stayed to have perhaps avoided resignation!
Inside Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight In Paris’ Hotel
We take a look Inside Woody Allen's 'Midnight In Paris' Hotel: the luxurious Hotel Le Bristol in Paris.
A stay at The Landmark London Hotel
Situated on Marylebone Road, The Landmark London Hotel offers guests comfort and convenience. It also oozes luxury - just up our hedonist street!
Shangri La hotel, Toronto
Take a look at what's to come in the forthcoming Hg2 Toronto! The Shangri La hotel is definitely set to be one of the city's finest when it opens next year.
Conrad Hotel to open in Beijing
This futuristic-looking building is actually Beijing's newest hotel. The Conrad hotel is set to open in 2012 in the city's business district.
Scandinavian Style at Hotel de Sers
Scandinavian modernist style at the 'contemporarily melancholy' Hotel de Sers.
PUBLIC hotel opens in Chicago
From hip hotelier Ian Schrager comes Chicago's new PUBLIC hotel. Previously known as the Ambassador East Hotel, PUBLIC heralds a new breed of hotels.
Hotel Americano is New York’s latest design hotel
Influences from all over the world come together in this New York design hotel. Find Hotel Americano on West 27th Street near the High Line.
A Tres spa at The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel
Spa group Tres is coming to The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel, and we couldn't be more excited here at Hg2! Get ready for some serious pampering.
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.
Review: Corner Room restaurant, Bethnal Green
We head out to Bethnal Green to chance our arm for a table at Town Hall Hotel's Corner Room restaurant. And we suggest you do the same.
Review: Dinner by Heston, Heston Blumenthal
The hedonists we are, we couldn't resist a trip to Heston Blumenthal's new venture, Dinner by Heston a the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park.
W Hotels DJ Lab: chain announces global DJ tour
W Hotels have announced a global DJ tour. Dubbed the W Hotels DJ Lab, avid DJs and competition winners will get to showcase their talents worldwide.

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