Category Archives: Hg2 Cities

Los Angeles Skyline - photo © jondoeforty1

Hg2’s Favourite LA Films

As the capital of the moving image, it’s not surprising that Los Angeles has been captured by some fantastic cinematography. Here is just a small selection of our favourite short films. Snow Globe Los Angeles This beautifully crafted video presents

Los Angeles Skyline - photo © jondoeforty1

Hg2’s Favourite LA Films

As the capital of the moving image, it’s not surprising that Los Angeles has been captured by some fantastic cinematography. Here is just a small selection of our favourite short films. Snow Globe Los Angeles This beautifully crafted video presents

Miami Art Basel. Photo by miamism

Winter Events Calendar | HG2 EVENTS

As autumn draws to a close, we at Hg2 think it’s time to get those winter calendars nicely filled up with some fabulous events to see you through until spring. Fortunately we’ve found some in our favourite cities across the globe

Miami Art Basel. Photo by miamism

Winter Events Calendar | HG2 EVENTS

As autumn draws to a close, we at Hg2 think it’s time to get those winter calendars nicely filled up with some fabulous events to see you through until spring. Fortunately we’ve found some in our favourite cities across the globe

Adrienne No2

N°2: Zurich’s True Boutique Experience | Interview with Adrienne Purkert

It seems to us at Hg2 that the city of Zurich is often unfairly seen only in the light of its most famous feature – Finance. However, we think there’s another “F” word that it should be associated with… Fashion. Underneath its sensible,

Adrienne No2

N°2: Zurich’s True Boutique Experience | Interview with Adrienne Purkert

It seems to us at Hg2 that the city of Zurich is often unfairly seen only in the light of its most famous feature – Finance. However, we think there’s another “F” word that it should be associated with… Fashion. Underneath its sensible,

Madrid's Top Tapas Bars

Fish Throats and Baby Eels – A Guide to Madrid’s Top Tapas Bars (and what to eat when you get there) | Hg2 PICKS

When we at Hg2 think of Spain, the first thing that comes to mind is tapas. Jamón, chorizo, quesadillas, prawns, patatas bravas – we salivate at the mere thought of this Spanish institution. It’s interesting to think that once upon

Madrid's Top Tapas Bars

Fish Throats and Baby Eels – A Guide to Madrid’s Top Tapas Bars (and what to eat when you get there) | Hg2 PICKS

When we at Hg2 think of Spain, the first thing that comes to mind is tapas. Jamón, chorizo, quesadillas, prawns, patatas bravas – we salivate at the mere thought of this Spanish institution. It’s interesting to think that once upon

Tel Aviv Tower. Photo Roni G

Tel Aviv in Photos

Tel Aviv is one of the most photogenic cities we know of. Not called ‘The White City’ for nothing, Tel Aviv embraces its Mediterranean flair with an intriguing mix of architectural styles (from Ottoman to Bauhaus), influences and colour. We’ve reached into

Tel Aviv Tower. Photo Roni G

Tel Aviv in Photos

Tel Aviv is one of the most photogenic cities we know of. Not called ‘The White City’ for nothing, Tel Aviv embraces its Mediterranean flair with an intriguing mix of architectural styles (from Ottoman to Bauhaus), influences and colour. We’ve reached into

Win a trip to Tel Aviv

Win a Trip for 2 to Tel Aviv | Hg2 COMPETITION

We are super excited about the launch of our newest city guide, Hg2 Tel Aviv. In fact, we are so excited that we’re giving away a trip for two to Israel’s party capital. That’s right, a TRIP FOR TWO to

Win a trip to Tel Aviv

Win a Trip for 2 to Tel Aviv | Hg2 COMPETITION

We are super excited about the launch of our newest city guide, Hg2 Tel Aviv. In fact, we are so excited that we’re giving away a trip for two to Israel’s party capital. That’s right, a TRIP FOR TWO to

Guy Gerber - Tel Aviv DJ

Guy Gerber on His Hometown | Hg2 INSIDER

Guy Gerber has always bucked with tradition. Born and raised just outside of Tel Aviv, Guy has, in many ways, reinvented DJing. Drawing from the influences of his favourite indie groups like Joy Division and My Bloody Valentine, Guy brought

Guy Gerber - Tel Aviv DJ

Guy Gerber on His Hometown | Hg2 INSIDER

Guy Gerber has always bucked with tradition. Born and raised just outside of Tel Aviv, Guy has, in many ways, reinvented DJing. Drawing from the influences of his favourite indie groups like Joy Division and My Bloody Valentine, Guy brought

Dalla Terra - London wine bar

Autumn Reviews | Hg2 PICKS

Over the (long, rainy, miserable) summer, we have been toiling away updating all of our Hg2 city guides to make sure that they are freshly full of the most current restaurants, hotels and nightlife in each of our favourite cities

Dalla Terra - London wine bar

Autumn Reviews | Hg2 PICKS

Over the (long, rainy, miserable) summer, we have been toiling away updating all of our Hg2 city guides to make sure that they are freshly full of the most current restaurants, hotels and nightlife in each of our favourite cities

DJ Ari Frank Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Tunes – Chatting with DJ Ari Frank | Hg2 INSIDER

Here at Hg2 we are getting seriously excited about the launch of our new Tel Aviv City Guide – so much so that we thought we’d catch up with someone who’s right at the heart of the incredibly vibrant nightlife

DJ Ari Frank Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Tunes – Chatting with DJ Ari Frank | Hg2 INSIDER

Here at Hg2 we are getting seriously excited about the launch of our new Tel Aviv City Guide – so much so that we thought we’d catch up with someone who’s right at the heart of the incredibly vibrant nightlife

Mumbai Film Festival Hg2 Photo: Flickr User theowl84

Mumbai in Motion – Beautiful Short Films from the City of Gold | Hg2 PICKS

The 14th annual Mumbai Film Festival got underway last night, opening with the screening of David O.Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook. What follows is a whole week of screenings, including Walter Salles’ highly anticipated On The Road, Michael Haneke’s new film, Amour (a big winner at

Mumbai Film Festival Hg2 Photo: Flickr User theowl84

Mumbai in Motion – Beautiful Short Films from the City of Gold | Hg2 PICKS

The 14th annual Mumbai Film Festival got underway last night, opening with the screening of David O.Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook. What follows is a whole week of screenings, including Walter Salles’ highly anticipated On The Road, Michael Haneke’s new film, Amour (a big winner at

Mumbai-Curry-Houses-Richard-Munckton

Tandoori Nights: Mumbai’s Best Curry Houses | Hg2 PICKS

Where to begin when looking to introduce one of the world’s true foodie destinations? Well for starters, if you go to Mumbai with no other game plan other than to taste, swill, snack and feast, you’ll find it hard to leave

Mumbai-Curry-Houses-Richard-Munckton

Tandoori Nights: Mumbai’s Best Curry Houses | Hg2 PICKS

Where to begin when looking to introduce one of the world’s true foodie destinations? Well for starters, if you go to Mumbai with no other game plan other than to taste, swill, snack and feast, you’ll find it hard to leave

Peninsula Hotel Tokyo View

Getting High in Tokyo: Five Tokyo Hotels With Views Worth Paying For | Hg2 PICKS

Tokyo is a city to get high in. We want to get up…up, UP to catch those views of the iconic red blinking lights and twinkling bustle far below. Luckily, Tokyo is also a city of towers, many of which

Peninsula Hotel Tokyo View

Getting High in Tokyo: Five Tokyo Hotels With Views Worth Paying For | Hg2 PICKS

Tokyo is a city to get high in. We want to get up…up, UP to catch those views of the iconic red blinking lights and twinkling bustle far below. Luckily, Tokyo is also a city of towers, many of which

La Patagonia Argentinean Restaurant in London

Comin’ to the Barrio: Tasting Argentina with La Patagonia | Hg2 INSIDER

Argentine restaurant La Patagonia opened in January, self-described as London’s first ‘barrio restaurant’ – a nod to the little neighbourhood joints around Argentina where you can get delicious, homespun food for even more delicious prices. When Noah Mirelman – one

La Patagonia Argentinean Restaurant in London

Comin’ to the Barrio: Tasting Argentina with La Patagonia | Hg2 INSIDER

Argentine restaurant La Patagonia opened in January, self-described as London’s first ‘barrio restaurant’ – a nod to the little neighbourhood joints around Argentina where you can get delicious, homespun food for even more delicious prices. When Noah Mirelman – one

In UK Cinemas 7th September

Anna Karenina’s Moscow | Hg2 PICKS

For the release of Anna Karenina, we thought we’d give you some ideas on how to visit Moscow in Imperial style. Check out our picks below for a Tolstoy itinerary around the Russian capital. Sleeping Built in 1912, the Hotel

In UK Cinemas 7th September

Anna Karenina’s Moscow | Hg2 PICKS

For the release of Anna Karenina, we thought we’d give you some ideas on how to visit Moscow in Imperial style. Check out our picks below for a Tolstoy itinerary around the Russian capital. Sleeping Built in 1912, the Hotel

Flickr Image by Morrissey

Hg2’s Favourite Buenos Aires Videos

Bursting at the seams with art, music and theatre, Buenos Aires’ rich cultural life has a lot to offer.  This beautiful city is famous for its European-influenced architecture that encompasses the city and emanates culture. With this in mind, we have rounded

Flickr Image by Morrissey

Hg2’s Favourite Buenos Aires Videos

Bursting at the seams with art, music and theatre, Buenos Aires’ rich cultural life has a lot to offer.  This beautiful city is famous for its European-influenced architecture that encompasses the city and emanates culture. With this in mind, we have rounded

Marrakech Supperclub Sonia Patrick

Souk Supperclub: A Marrakech First | Hg2 INSIDER

Supperclubs have become a longstanding favourite for foodies, and while the concept of private dining might be ubiquitous in cities like New York and London, supperclubs in Marrakech are a novel idea. Friend and Hg2 Marrakech writer Sonia Day fell

Marrakech Supperclub Sonia Patrick

Souk Supperclub: A Marrakech First | Hg2 INSIDER

Supperclubs have become a longstanding favourite for foodies, and while the concept of private dining might be ubiquitous in cities like New York and London, supperclubs in Marrakech are a novel idea. Friend and Hg2 Marrakech writer Sonia Day fell

Fiona Gaze Prague food critic

Say ‘Dobrý Den’ to Prague’s Food Critic | Hg2 INSIDER

If you want to know anything about where to eat and drink in Prague, Fiona Gaze is your gal. As a Prague-based restaurant critic and travel writer, she covers food and drink in the Czech Republic for The Prague Post,

Fiona Gaze Prague food critic

Say ‘Dobrý Den’ to Prague’s Food Critic | Hg2 INSIDER

If you want to know anything about where to eat and drink in Prague, Fiona Gaze is your gal. As a Prague-based restaurant critic and travel writer, she covers food and drink in the Czech Republic for The Prague Post,

Toronto autumn CN Tower. Photo by Diego Torres Silvestre.

Top 10 Weekend Getaways for Autumn 2012 | Hg2 PICKS

Whether sulking in the British rain or sweltering in the American heat, this has been a summer of survival. Quite frankly, we’re ready for a break. Autumn is arriving all too soon, so here at Hg2, we decided to round

Toronto autumn CN Tower. Photo by Diego Torres Silvestre.

Top 10 Weekend Getaways for Autumn 2012 | Hg2 PICKS

Whether sulking in the British rain or sweltering in the American heat, this has been a summer of survival. Quite frankly, we’re ready for a break. Autumn is arriving all too soon, so here at Hg2, we decided to round

Hotel G Beijing

Girls’ Getaway in Beijing | Hg2 PICKS

Beijing is increasingly cool for girls. Jetsetting ladies, both local and foreign, are taking over the Chinese capital with designer duds, deep pockets and a penchant for the finer things. Here’s Hg2’s guide to a girls’ getaway in Beijing. Hotel G Multi-coloured

Hotel G Beijing

Girls’ Getaway in Beijing | Hg2 PICKS

Beijing is increasingly cool for girls. Jetsetting ladies, both local and foreign, are taking over the Chinese capital with designer duds, deep pockets and a penchant for the finer things. Here’s Hg2’s guide to a girls’ getaway in Beijing. Hotel G Multi-coloured

Central Park

Hg2’s Favourite New York Videos

New York, the loveable city which never fails to amaze and inspire. Here, we have complied a few of our favourite short films which capture the many faces of New York. New York beat Thomas Nosner, Tim Hahne and Toussaint

Central Park

Hg2’s Favourite New York Videos

New York, the loveable city which never fails to amaze and inspire. Here, we have complied a few of our favourite short films which capture the many faces of New York. New York beat Thomas Nosner, Tim Hahne and Toussaint