Culture

  1. Journey to the heart of Nicaragua: Part 1

    Journey to the heart of Nicaragua: Part 1
    Destination Nicaragua Traditionally, the Habanos have been the first choice of cigar smokers and connoisseurs. No doubt that the Cuban Black Tobacco is very tasty and has unique flavour, and that the Caribbean island can show a very old culture of cultivating tobacco as well as crafting cigars.   But in the last few years, another country has emerged in...
  2. Famous Cigar Smokers: Orson Welles

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Orson Welles
     His full name was George Orson Welles, though he is better known by his second name, Orson. A product of Kenosha, Wisconsin, George was born in 1915 and lived his life to the fullest for seventy years. He came from very intelligent parents – his father was an inventor and his mother a concert pianist – but it wasn’t an...
  3. Famous Cigar Smokers: Alfred Hitchcock

    Famous Cigar Smokers: Alfred Hitchcock
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  4. The Ultimate Bucket List for a Cigar Smoker

    The Ultimate Bucket List for a Cigar Smoker
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  5. The Gentleman’s Guide to London in October

    The Gentleman’s Guide to London in October
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  6. The Best Summer Outdoor London Hotspots

    The Best Summer Outdoor London Hotspots
    After a cold start to the year, the summer of 2018 has already been one of the warmest seasons ever recorded. This unusually long stretch of sunny days has encouraged many to make the most of this delightful summer weather whilst it lasts and, with so many fantastic ways to spend one’s time in London, this has never been easier...
  7. The Perfect Summer's Day: Cigars and Novels

    The Perfect Summer's Day: Cigars and Novels
    There is no greater joy in life than a cigar in one hand and a drink in the other. We have already explored the world of pairing cigars with liquor, wine, whisky and champagne. Now it’s time to take a dive into the world of novels and, more specifically, big cigars that perfectly complement a short but sophisticated read. Big...
  8. An Exclusive Look at Trinidad Cigars

    An Exclusive Look at Trinidad Cigars
    The historic city of Trinidad, or to give its full title, La Santisima Trinidad (The Holy Trinity), is nestled on the coast of central Cuba and dates back to 1514. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in recognition of the significance the former sugar trade played in Cuba’s cultural and economic history, Trinidad provides the perfect backdrop for...
  9. The Importance of Cigars to Dominican Culture

    The Importance of Cigars to Dominican Culture
    Dominican Republic cigars are high-quality cigars loved around the world. One of the reasons for this is due to the climate of the Dominican Republic. With their consistent tropical temperatures, it is a superb location for growing tobacco. Home to some of the greatest hand rolled premium cigars, what is the importance of cigars to Dominican culture? Here at James...
  10. A Very Merry Gentlemen's Christmas

    A Very Merry Gentlemen's Christmas
    We are officially on the countdown to Christmas Day, a day of spending quality time with friends, family, enjoying a beverage or two and finishing the joyous day off with a celebratory smoke. The festive time of year is certainly the chance to indulge in things which you enjoy the most and is a time for reflection amongst the luxuries...

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