Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Pingyao
A UNESCO World Heritage site truly worthy of its status.
Athena Xu
Selling everything you need to make that outfit really pop. Accessorise accordingly ladies.
Tianjin
Grifted
Odds and sods Chinese-style.
Pékin Fine Arts
Innovative work from across Asia.
Bookworm Café
A book-heavy Beijing institution.
The Great Wall
If you only see one thing while in China make sure it's the great wall. Words fail us.
Nanshan Ski Village
You don't need to hit the Alps to ski or snowboard as this indoor complex proves.
Oriental Taipan Massage & Spa
White-collared business execs can't get enough of this spa which serves complimentary food with its treatments.
Temple of Heaven
After a recent restoration this historic temple is the hub of the winter solstice festival.
St. Michael’s Church
This beautiful Neo-Gothic Catholic church is a bit of a surprise.
Summer Palace
Spectacular grounds perfect for a morning stroll.
Poly Theatre
Ballets orchestras and drama grace the boards of this enormous theatre.
Niujie Mosque
Over 500 years old this is the city's largest Mosque.
National Art Museum
The perfect introduction to the traditional Chinese arts.
Lama Temple
Traditional Lama temple home to an incredible 18-meter-high Buddha.
Li Yuan Theatre
The home of Peking Opera.
Instituto Cervantes
A growing hub of the hispanophone community.
Forbidden City Concert Hall
A grand venue in a lovely setting.
Forbidden City
Tourists flock to this awe-inspiring site for a reason.
Chaoyang Theatre
THE place to see acrobatics in Beijing.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
Mao Livehouse
Rock punk and indie have arrived in full force at MAO Livehouse.
Noodle Bar
Huge bowls of traditional noodles.
Hutong Pizza
Buddhist nunnery turned pizzeria.
E-Mai
Delicious sugary goodness washed down with strong coffee.

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