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Sydney Ranked as World’s Top City… Again
Following the ranking of Sydney as the world's best city for the 16th consecutive year, there's now even more reason to purchase the Hg2 Sydney City Guide.
Scandinavian Food and more: Hg2’s Top Date Nights
Following the revelation that guitarist Ronnie Wood had successfully bid on a date with Scarlett Johannson, Hg2 suggests a few potential restaurants.
Inside Brad Pitt’s Malibu Beach House
Now on the market for $13.75 million, Hg2 thought it was time to take a look inside Brad Pitt's Malibu Beach House.
Talking Las Vegas Engagements with Eran Ackerman
With next month marking the beginning of “Engagement Season”, Eran Ackerman of Smartervegas.com talks Las Vegas Engagements with Hg2.
Big Ben is TIlting
Images show Big Ben is Tilting as years of work around the base of the clock has weakened its foundations and if left unchecked could lead to a total topple
Hg2’s Top Literary Landmarks in New York City
Read on to find out Hg2's top literary landmarks in New York City!
Hg2’s Almost Tantalizing Train Trips
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian Travel Award as Best Train Company. It got us thinking about Hg2's Almost Tantalizing Train Trips...
LA rooftop concerts set to start a new trend
Fancy a bit of Florence and the Machine blasting away from your very own rooftop? Thanks to the growing popularity of LA rooftop concerts, it could happen!
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.
The World’s Best Nudist Beaches
There's nothing that screams freedom quite like bearing it all to the elements. So shed all inhibitions & heed our list of the world's best nudist beaches.
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.
Comme des Garcons’ line of luxe travel wallets
Keeping your travel documents in order on the go can be tough? So hats off to Comme des Garcons, who have released this stylish range of travel wallets.
Kelly Ann Randell in search of hedonism in Hungary
Have you seen our fortnightly column in the Independent yet? In our latest instalment, Kelly Ann Randell goes in search of the good life in Budapest.
Hg2’s travel checklist: this Summer’s must-haves.
You've got the hotels booked and the taxi reserved - all you need to do now is pack. Let us help with this summer's definitive travel checklist.
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.
Hg2 in Miami – Todd Obolsky on the best of the City
Todd Obolsky on the best of Miami.
Great British Fare at Penny Black
Fulham Road's Penny Black serves up innovative British food - minus the fish and chips.
The Corner Room is Nuno Mendes’ Latest Venture
Nuno Mendes opens CornerRoom at Town Hall Hotel's Viajante.
Hg2’s Nick Clarke Discovers Koh Samui
Hg2's Nick Clarke heads to Koh Samui for The Independent.
Keith Bain on South Africa’s Balkanology Parties
Hg2's Keith Bain on the Balkanology festivities in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Hotel Bel-Air’s New Look Refurb
The new look Hotel Bel-Air is a mixture of laid-back Californian cool mixed with a contemporary take on old world glamour that attracts under-the-radar glitterati
Nau introduces its modern-day toolkit, Fluent Stash
Do you always struggle to keep tabs on your leads, your headphones and rest of it when you travel? Nau provide the answer with their Fluent Stash wallet.
The Hg2 guide to Roman food
The 2nd Edition of Hg2 Rome is available online now! To put you in the mood, let us guide through the ins and outs of Roman food menus.
Danielle Demetriou reports back from Tokyo
In the latest of our fortnightly articles to The Independent, Danielle Demetriou reports back from Tokyo following the earthquake of the 11th of March.
A mini guide to Miami by Todd Obolsky
It's time to give the readers of Glass magazine another scaled-down city guide to mull over. This month we've opted for a mini guide to Miami.
WWF’s Earth Hour to Take Place Last Saturday of March
Turn all non-essential lights off for Earth Hour, organised each year by the WWF.
Marylebone’s Mandeville Hotel and DeVille Restaurant
The Mandeville hotel offers perfect location for shopping and afternoon tea at its attached deVille Restaurant.
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.
Hg2 Updates of the Week
Find all the new Hg2 updates here, including where to eat sleep and party in our favourite cities around the globe.
Say 100 – 100 Online Voices that Matter
US based Say Media have compiled Say 100 - a list of influential online voices.
Ana Silva on her Hometown of Henley-on-Thames
Hg2 Guest Blogger Ana Silva spends a weekend in Henley on Thames and shares her recommendations with us.
Substance and Style – Sustain Opens in Miami
Miami's Sustain stays true to its name, whilst producing some of the city's best health food.
City Boy Breakfast at the Fox and Anchor
The Fox and Anchor's City Boy breakfast is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
La Franca Brings Sex Back to Barcelona
La Franca is an elegant and luxurious couples retreat in the heart of the city.
Mayfair’s Babbo Serves Great Italian Fare With a Smile
Defying its overwhelming exterior, Babbo offers first class Italian fare and intimate service in the heart of London's Mayfair.
Ten travel trends set to shape 2011
As something of an authority on travel, Hg2 gives the inside scoop on ten travel trends that will influence the hedonistic wanderer in 2011.
Mason & Taylor – The East End’s New Local
The team behind the Duke of Wellington bring you East London's coolest new independently supplied pub.
Down the Rabbit Hole at Callooh Callay
Embrace the absurd at Hoxton's Callooh Callay Bar this weekend.
Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre hosts The Parlotones
Keith Bain on his experience at the Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre, South Africa's most beautiful new music venue.
Afternoon Tea at Momo
Momo launches its afternoon tea menu - traditional English classics with a North African twist.

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