A Merry Cuban Christmas

three cars in Havana on Christmas day

Christmas is a beautiful time of year, a chance for family and friends to spend time together, and eventually, grow tired of seeing each other. One of, if not the most prominent Christian holidays, Christmas has spawned some unlikely traditions across the globe. With the Krampus in Austria (a Christmas demon who punishes naughty children), […]

Should You Set Up a Pipe Rotation?

A pipe rotation is where a smoker uses a different pipe occasionally to let their usual pipe have a rest. This can be necessary to ensure that your pipe remains in good condition and extends its lifespan. Pipe rotation is a fairly controversial topic amongst smokers, with some arguing that they have smoked the same […]

What Does Moisture and Humidity Do To Cigars?

When it comes to smoking cigars, the words ‘humidity’ and ‘moisture’ will often be mentioned in relation to your cigar, but what does this mean? While you may be aware that you require a humidor to keep your cigars at their optimum humidity level, you may not know why this is necessary. Our guide to […]

A Gentleman’s Christmas: Best Cigars for Christmas

A Christmas present

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Mince pies are hitting the shelves, decorations are going up, and our fires are being lit. At Christmas, it’s finally acceptable to indulge ourselves in the little luxuries we’ve been after all year; in fact, it is encouraged! But sometimes, all the fun of Christmas can […]