Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

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Dubai’s Atmosphere restaurant set to be world’s highest
The Atmosphere restaurant will open in Dubai in January. Housed on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, a good head for heights is something of a necessity.
The hedonistic high life of Baku
In our much-anticipated fortnightly travel column in The Independent, Ben Illis heads to Azerbaijan's Baku in search of the high life.
A guide to Cape Town’s music festivals
With the advent of the music festival season, there's plenty to shout about in Cape town, as Hg2 Cape Town co-author Keith Bain reveals.
Dean Fuel on Cape Town
Dean Fuel is one of Cape Town's hottest DJs, here he gives us his thoughts on the music scene in Cape Town and his choice of places to go out...
An Inside Look at Armani Hotel Dubai
An inside look at the Armani hotel Dubai in all its opulent splendour, housed in the Burj Khalifa, the city's tallest skyscraper.
Designer Condoms at the Thompson Hotels
Thompson Hotels in Los Angeles and New York are supporting health care provider Planned Parenthood with sales of designer condoms by Charlotte Ronson.
Joseph Connolly on Loving Lunch
Our latest offering from Hg2 Life to the boys at FHM is from Joseph Connolly who explains why lunch is the best meal of the day.
Lisbon – A Scaled-Down City Guide
Freelance journalist Guyan Mitra has compiled a concise city guide on the best of the Portuguese capital.
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.
Sir Richard Branson’s Plans for Luxury Hotel Chain
Sir Richard Branson has uncovered his plans to invest in a new series of luxury hotels. The chain of four star accommodation will launch in America.
One Fine Stay – Luxury Apartment Rentals
Find that home away-from-home feeling with One Fine Stay, the company that offers luxury London homes with the added bonus of hotel style services.
A Glimpse Into The World of Taxidermist Polly Morgan
An interview with Polly Morgan, a young london artist who specialises in the art of taxidermy.
Jenny Eclair on Hedonistic Pursuits in the Home
Another offering from Hg2 Life for the boys at FHM. Comic and novelist Jenny Eclair writes on hedonistic pursuits in the home.
New Hendrix Suite at the Cumberland Hotel
To mark forty years since his death, London's Cumberland Hotel have created a psychedelic suite in memory of the legendary Jimi Hendrix.
Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea at the Sanctum Soho Hotel
Coming soon to the Sanctum Soho Hotel is the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea - a sumptuous affair complete with whisky and cigar.
Tokyo Nights – Stand Out From The Crowd at Velours
Enter Velours and bask in the unabashed extravagance of one of the city's best loved venues, famed for its eclectic mix of music, fashion and party-goers.
East London’s Finest – Dalston Superstore
Having got past the door at Kingsland Road's Dalston Superstore, enjoy this double storey East End hangout in all its glory. Not for the shy and retiring.
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.
Renewed Opulence for The Beverly Wilshire
The newly refurbished Penthouse and Presidential Suite at Los Angeles' Beverly Wilshire Hotel offers the ultimate in no expense spared luxury.
Opening of Corinthia Hotel London
Officially opening early 2011, The Corinthia Hotel London is set to become a favourite of the high fliers. Luxuries include an on-site spa and garden oasis.
Diane von Furstenberg at Claridges
Designer Diane Von Furstenberg has created a series of luxury hotel rooms in collaboration with London Hotel Claridges.
Design Tour of Baku
Hg2 have collaborated with American publication Dwell to produce a concise design tour of Baku, Azerbaijan's vibrant capital.
Join the Jet Set
Oscar Humphries on how to join the jet set and get in with the super rich and famous.
Jodie Harsh / Hg2 ON THE RECORD
Go Go Gourmet – London Restaurant Festival 2010
We’ll Always Have Paris / Hg2 COMPETITION
iWant / Hg2 MUST-HAVE
Walking On Broken Glass / Hg2 NEWS
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments / Hg2 OPENING OF THE WEEK
Out Of Africa / Hg2 MUST-HAVE
On Your Bike / Hg2 NEWS
Hard Case / Hg2 MUST-HAVE
Room With A View / PIN BOARD
Hg2 Baku Now On Sale / Hg2 NEWS
Baku Beckons / Hg2 COMPETITION
Bar d’Eau at Trump SoHo / Hg2 OPENING OF THE WEEK
Hey, Nikki / Hg2 MUST-VISIT
Neighbourhood Watch / GUEST BLOGGER
Judgement Day / ON THE RECORD
Junk In The Trunk / Hg2 MUST-HAVE
Independence Day / Hg2 NEWS
Sex Sells / Hg2 NEWS
Alain Ducasse Recipe / Hg2 MUST-EAT
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD
All Dunhill From Here / Hg2 MUST-HAVE
Bad Attitude / GUEST BLOGGER
London Calling / Hg2 NEWS
Picnic In The Park / NEWS HUNGRY
Shattered Glass / Hg2 NEWS
3+1 Bedrooms, Beijing
Screen Queen / NEWS HUNGRY
Henry Holland / ON THE RECORD
The Sultan Inn, Baku – Exclusive Preview
St James’ Courtyard – Outdoor Dining

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