Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Museo del Oro
Museo del Oro houses the largest collection of pre-Hispanic gold in the world, and with over 33,000 pieces that range from tiny rings to huge breast plates, it is quite a collection.
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino
Rockefeller Poker Room & Casino is a flashy casino with a prime location in Zona Rosa.
Cecilia Perez
Sumptuous materials make up the ultra-chic collection at Cecilia Perez.
Gino Zanetti
Walk a mile in shoes from Gino Zanetti, and you'll never look back.
Prazca
A dressing-up box of delights, Prazca houses a miscellaneous collection of ultra-chic clothes and accessories.
Mario Hernandez
Luxury leather and other stylish skins await at Mario Hernandez.
Armando Records
A relaxed affair found on the third floor of a narrow, 60s-era building, Armando is where the cool kids come to party.
The End
The End is a large and somewhat impersonal club, but it hosts some of the biggest names in music and is packed out with the city's top movers and shakers.
Cachao
A visit to Cachao demands a little shopping preparation: a night at this bar-however well-intentioned the beginnings-will not be complete without suitably stylish shoes in which to keep pace with the fast-timed salsa.
Gaira
Gaira is owned by the brother of famous musician Carlos Vivies, which makes the bar a prime celebrity-spotting location.
Nine West
Affordable and stylish shoes that include work attire and evening heels.
Sofia’s
Glitzy eveningwear for ladies.
El Armario
Fashion for the young 'uns, with a wardrobe packed full of chic clothes.
Club Colombia
Club Colombia serves exclusively Colombian food, prepared to an extremely high standard and with more than enough options to surprise even the most seasoned diner.
Pajares Salinas
Pajares Salinas has been a Bogotá institution since it first opened in 1958.
Johanna Rubiano
Well-heeled ladies flock to Johanna Rubiano for high-end fashions.
Pepa Pombo
Girl garments aplenty at Pepa Pompo.
Vicky Moreinis
Beach babes head to Vick Moreinis for barely-there swimwear.
Hotel Capital
The perfect business hotel, Hotel Capital will please sharp-suited, briefcase-toting corporate types in Bogota for work.
14 Inkas
A reservation at 14 Inkas should be on every hedonist's hit list - if not for the excellent Peruvian cuisine, then for the potent pisco.
Goa
La Biferia
Beef is big business at La Biferia, where carnivores are well catered to with steaks galore.
Andre Gina
Cool dudes stock up on the latest designer ware from Andre Gina.
Harry’s Bakery
Harry's Bakery may be simple and minimalist, but the food it serves is decidedly lavish.
De Oro Galeria
Nothing says 'I love you' better than a new piece of bling; head to De Oro for a super-stylish selection.
Diesel
Illy
Illy is a true Colombian café, heaving with political discussions and football debates.
Shetland
Wrap up warm with a gorgeous wrap from Shetland.
Emerald Trade Center
Bling is the thing at Emerald Trade Center, where green is not just the colour of envy.
Osaki
Osaki is a casual Asian restaurant with simple décor and excellent food.
Bosi
Accessories galore at Bosi, with beautiful trinkets to accentuate any outfit.
Rausch Patissier
Rasuch Paitssier is owned by Criterion's chefs, but this time Mark Rausch takes the reigns as pastry chef in a more relaxed, informal setting.
Maria Helena
Beautiful and very-high quality baby clothes, with many classic smocks and rompers.
Teatro Colsubsidio
Teatro Colsubsidio Roberto Arias Perez is one of Bogota's most prominent cultural institutions, with significant opera and ballet performances taking place within its walls.
Ricardo Pava
Only super-discerning, sharp-suited gents step out of Ricardo Pava.
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
The Catedral de Sal is an incredible architectural construction, carved entirely from salt rock 200-metres underground.
Le Collexioni
La Collexioni is a dress-up box of delights for style-conscious adults.
Catedral Primada
Catedral Primada is a Roman Catholic Cathedral that dates back to the founding of Bogota.
Hotel Porton
For all the benefits of seclusion and none of the inconvenience, Hotel Porton is an excellent choice.
Hugo Boss

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