Culture

  1. Smoke Your Way Around the Globe

    Smoke Your Way Around the Globe
    When it comes to cigars, you no doubt have your personal favourites. Whether it’s the reliable Montecristo No.4 or the exquisite Cohiba Esplendidos, everyone has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to the cigar. However, that doesn’t mean you should be closed off to trying new things, especially when it comes to cigars. To enter the realm of...
  2. Famous Cigar Smokers: Fidel Castro

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Fidel Castro
    Fidel Castro (1926 – 2016) was a Cuban communist revolutionary who governed as Prime Minister of Cuba and then as President of the Council of State. He remained Cuba’s political leader for nearly five decades from 1959 until 2008, turning Cuba into a one-party communist state, the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere. His life was fraught with international...
  3. New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020

    New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020
    2020 is finally upon us. From all of us here at JJ Fox, we hope you had a fantastic new year and are ready to take on the year ahead. The start of the new year brings with it the chance for renewal and reflection. Reflection on your goals and ambitions in life, and the time to think back on...
  4. Famous Cigar Smokers: Winston Churchill

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Winston Churchill
    Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician, army officer and writer. He was one of the most influential and revered British prime ministers ever to serve the United Kingdom. Churchill was prime minister from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He is highly credited with leading Britain to victory during World War II with...
  5. Iconic Cigar Moments in Films

    Iconic Cigar Moments in Films
    Some stars of the big screen have become synonymous with cigars, like Groucho Marx, whose cigar habit was an integral part of his persona. Or Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose film career has seen him play many characters who can be seen with a cigar clamped between their teeth, and he has even donned the cover of Cigar Aficionado. However, the impact...
  6. Nick Jonas Features on the Cover of Cigar Aficionado

    Nick Jonas Features on the Cover of Cigar Aficionado
    For those who are a fan of Cigar Aficionado, the American magazine dedicated to everything in the world of cigars, you may have noticed an unusual addition to their extensive list of celebrities who have graced the cover. In their recent September/October 2019 addition, it was musician and actor Nick Jonas who was given this coveted spot. So, what’s so...
  7. Famous Cigar Smokers

    Famous Cigar Smokers
    At JJ Fox, we love to explore the life and legacies of those great men and women who enjoy the simple pleasure and luxury of the cigar. Everyone from actor Jack Nicholson, inventor Thomas Edison and US president JFK have had their very own blog post dedicated to their life and well-known love of cigars. It’s important to remember the...
  8. Famous Cigar Smokers: Sigmund Freud

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founding father of psychoanalysis, a method for treating mental illness that involves creating a dialogue between the patient and a psychoanalyst, as well as a theory that explains human behaviour. He is perhaps best known for the Oedipus complex, the idea that a child has an unconscious sexual desire...
  9. Travel Tips for Frequent Business Travellers

    Travel Tips for Frequent Business Travellers
    Travelling is a huge part of modern business. Whether it’s to meet new clients, schmooze with important connections or visit international branches, frequent travel is an inevitable part of the job. While travelling can often be a business perk and an opportunity to experience another country and culture, it can also be an exhausting and stressful endeavour. Everything from missed...
  10. The Ultimate Guide to Male Grooming

    The Ultimate Guide to Male Grooming
    The body is a temple. And while some may only extend this to include physical fitness and a well-balanced, healthy diet; a tidy, well-groomed outward appearance is essential for looking and feeling good. Picking up useful grooming habits and engaging in them regularly is not something just for the fairer sex anymore. Times have changed, and it’s easy to become...

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