Tag Archives: England

A Look into Famous Pipe-Smoker, Sherlock Holmes

The original illustration of Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe.

 Sherlock Holmes is arguably Britain’s most beloved fictional detective, and whilst he may not be the first, he is certainly the most well-known. The Guinness World Records has even listed him as the ‘most portrayed movie character’ in the entire history, gracing our screens in numerous television, movie and game adaptions throughout the years. He […]

The History of the English Tobacco Houses

Illustration shows Sir Walter Raleigh’s first smoke in England.

The English capital of London was once, believe it or not, the smoking capital of the world. While it is still possible for people to sample cigars in the shops and lounges of Britain, the smoking ban of July 2007 instantly changed the way cigars can be enjoyed with friends. Still, tobacco houses are engrained […]