G Talk: Ivan Pun Interview
August 23, 2017
Don’t let the very proper British accent fool you. Ivan Pun is on a mission to revolutionize Yangon’s nightlife and contemporary culture. The third son of a prominent Chinese-Burmese businessman, the 32-year old Pun grew up between Hong Kong, Tha ...
G TALK: SAN FRANCISCO: SEE & DO
July 26, 2017
Location is not everything at Hotel G San Francisco! Beyond our bodacious beds, this Union Square perch does convenience and cool in equal measure. We’re just minutes from everything new to see and do.
G TALK: LOCAVORE STYLE
June 22, 2017
There was a time, not so long ago, clothing stamped “Made in” any Asian country save Japan meant it inferior, fall-apart-quickly quality. Asia is still associated with some forms of mass production yet a new generation of internationally trained ...
G-Talk: Bangkok Top Tables
May 26, 2017
Bangkok owes its blue ribbon as the Asian city with the highest-ranked restaurant on the recently published World’s 50 Best Restaurant list to a failed marriage.
G Talk: Secret Singapore
May 4, 2017
Since we started spending time at the new Hotel G Singapore, we have discovered that looks can be deceiving in the Lion City. In fact, Southeast Asia’s notoriously straight-laced city-state is becoming considerably more interesting as Singaporeans ...
Gulla Goes Home
April 19, 2017
Here at G we plan to usher in spring by surrounding ourselves in the most luxuriant greenery, all the way up to the ceiling! Our latest and most luscious creation, The Roosevelt Macau, features the nature-infused interior design of Icelandic architec ...
A Tale of Two Cities (of Angels)
March 24, 2017
Cultural backwater no more, Los Angeles has transformed itself, particularly over the last decade, into a serious competitor to New York City as America’s most dynamic arts capital. One name has become synonymous with this stunning metamorphosis. B ...
Beijing by Chen Man
February 17, 2017
“Transience helps people appreciate what is classic,” observes Beijing-born fashion photographer Chen Man whose unapologetically contemporary work has graced the covers of Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Madame Figaro, Wallpaper and i-D across three conti ...
SINGAPORE AFTER THE SUN GOES DOWN
December 21, 2016
With the opening coming up we’ve had Singapore Slings and futuristic city skylines on our minds, not to mention wondering what to do after dark.
Only in Tokyo
September 27, 2016
Start at the beginning, literally, in Tokyo’s oldest neighbourhood. Many of the shops along the cobblestoned alleys of Nihonbashi, near Tokyo Station, have operated continually since Edo, as Tokyo was originally called, served as the seat of the To ...
G-Talk: SoCal Cool Road Trip
August 15, 2016
Nothing says summer like a road trip along California’s famed Highway 1. a.k.a Pacific Coast Highway. Start about an hour south of LAX in Huntington Beach at the International Surf Museum, a jewel box size treasure trove chronicling the history of ...
Escape to Ayutthaya
July 29, 2016
“Similar in size and importance to Paris,” says Dr. Timothy Curtis of UNESCO about Ayutthaya, which surprises us at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G. He is however referring to that Thai royal capital’s stature way back at the end of the 16th century.
July 26, 2016
Even the most sophisticated Lisbonites recommend getting acquainted with the Portuguese capital’s 18th century narrow warren of cobblestone streets and its most notable monuments like the Torre de Belém and Mosteiro dos Jerónimos by donning a helmet for a spin with Sidecar Touring Co.
June 28, 2016
A city rich in history, Berlin attracts 21st century travellers with its array of contemporary and street art, iconic architecture and one of the world’s most evolved techno- and electronic music scenes.
Ice Cream World Tour
June 8, 2016
Ever since the founder of China’s T’ang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) ordered underlings to lug large blocks of ice to the imperial palace for his favourite dessert made with fermented milk, flour and camphor, people with a sweet tooth have beat the sum ...
May 31, 2016
“No. I won't change the music.” Such emphatic strength of conviction may be the first thing to know about 37-year old, New Orleans-born sushi master Max Levy who recently opened the much talked about OKRA Hong Kong in the island’s buzzy Sai Ying Pun district.
Destination Buenos Aires
May 16, 2016
Our never-ending hunt for the world’s most vibrant urban scenes takes Hotel G to the southern hemisphere this month, to Buenos Aires where political and economic upheavals inspire artful self-expression played out on public walls across the Argentine capital.
The Lowdown on Downtown LA
April 8, 2016
Beat poet Jack Kerouac proclaimed Los Angeles “the loneliest and most brutal of American cities.” Twenty years later novelist Norman Mailer deemed California’s City of Angels “a constellation of plastic.”
BEN PRICE, PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL ADVISOR
March 28, 2016
"Hotel junkies," replies SmartFlyer travel advisor Ben Price when asked to describe his mostly Millennial clients. The travel planning wunderkind has built an impressive international reputation among many a jetsetting Millennial before his 30th birthday, which falls next month.
Destination Colombo, Sri Lanka
March 14, 2016
Politics aside, the decisive end in 2009 to Sri Lanka’s 26-year civil war has ushered its capital city into the throes of an exciting cultural revolution. Where we once we zoomed through Colombo for leopard safaris and beach holidays along the palm ...
The Sommelier’s Secret
February 24, 2016
We do like sounding smart, especially about life’s swankiest stuff. So we asked G’s sommelier to explain this liquid conundrum
Interview with Gulla Jonsdottir, Designer of Roosevelt Macau
February 9, 2016
“Nature is the architecture we all share,” according to Gulla Jonsdottir the Iceland born, environment inspired designer of The Roosevelt Hotel Macau. While the Los Angeles based glamazon says we’ll have to wait for images to ogle of the 373-room boutique hotel
PORTRAIT CHEF SYLVAIN ROYER
January 28, 2016
The son of a charcuterie chef, Sylvain Royer grew up gourmand in Reims, France before circling a world of five star kitchens from Brussels to Corsica, Damascus, Algeria, China and at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G.
Interview with Alan Lo
January 19, 2016
Early success for Alan Lo, up-cycling old buildings into casual chic eateries at Hong Kong’s margins, like the original Press Room café in a former newspaper
THE SOMMELIER’S SECRETS
December 28, 2015
France’s Champagne region harvests grapes every year. So why don’t houses like Moet Hennessy, Taittinger and Roederer produce a new vintage annually? Just in time for toasting 2016, we asked our wine specialist to explain…
Interview with Adrian Moore
December 18, 2015
"Opening these little electric doors really took us inside the minds of Europe’s most creative culinary geniuses," says Paris hotelier turned author Adrian Moore
December 11, 2015
Hong Kong’s next hot ‘hood? Come with us to Wong Chuk Hang, a warehouse area turned emergent mecca for space seeking art galleries with a mass transit station planned for late 2016.
The Sommelier’s Secrets
November 27, 2015
Here we offer you an epicurean cheat sheet for the next time you plan a wine & cheese party or want to impress your date with such savoir faire
November 27, 2015
At Hotel G, we’re always on the hunt for the world’s next great neighbourhoods where we might alight. That endless quest leads us to Paris this month but not as you may know this City of Lights.
November 17, 2015
We’re walking in Yves Saint Laurent’s footsteps this weekend, escaping to his beloved Marrakech where the latest neighborhood to capture our attention surrounds his bamboo and palm filled gardens, Les Jardin Majorelle.
Welcome to G Talk!
October 1, 2015
Editorially independent, global in scope and all about what turns us on. Designed with our hotel guests in mind but geared to take you beyond those comfort zones, we will seek to keep you in the know and in the now. Our locations in Asia and America ...