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  1. Choosing cigars for newbies

    Choosing your cigars can be difficult for new cigar smokers, i no this because im a new cigar smoker.

    Theirs many of different things to consider when choosing your cigar some of the main and most difficult things to consider are how shape, size and gauge affect the smoke and flavour of your cigar.


    The size is measured by length and ring gauge (cigars diameter). One ring is equivalent to 1/64 of an inch. Some of the most common are


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  2. The relaxing side to a good cigar.

    Yesterday I finished what is possibly the most stressfull 3 weeks of my life. Last September I started at university as a mature student. This was a return to education after 10 years.

    Yesterday I had my last exam of the foundation year. Now this year has been fun, but the pace of teaching was fast. To cap it all off the minimum mark required is 70% to progress to next year.

    I have had sleepless nights, my resting pulse at times was 110 bpm with the adrenalin. I'm feeling ...
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  3. Cigar friendly places in Hong Kong (part 1)

    I plan to write about cigar friendly places in Hong Kong one at a time. Places where you donít have to spend a lot of money, where you can bring your own sticks, order a drink and have a good time.

    First up is the Red Bar & Restaurant.

    If you ever come to Hong Kong, instead of going to the obvious hotel smoking establishments owned by the Pacific Cigar Company. I would recommend to anyone, if weather permit, go for an outdoor puff at the Red Bar & Restaurant located ...
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  4. Croatia, Member of the EU good or bad

    After a recent 2 week trip to Croatia I'm not sure that letting them in is a good thing. Yes the country is nice but it is still very backward. Once you get out of the bigger towns then there is nothing. I camped at a small town called Stari Stelo. About 1km North of the Bosnian border about 10km North of Bihac. There was a brick building about 10' X 10' and that was the shop for the village. Nothing else. The next village was 8mile away which had a big hotel and some shops. But still nothing major. ...
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  5. "Aye Bloggin the Begining"

    Aye Aye all.
    Made a purchase of another Malt Whisky at the weekend, after reading the results of "The Whisky Magazine" Annual Awards.
    The Whisky that caught my eye was the Bowmore Islay Single Malt "Tempest"
    a 10yr Old Malt , First fill Bourbon Casks, 56% £47.00

    Winner of two catogaries ....Best Islay Malt and ?
    The whisky's description sounded great to go with a Cigar.....Smokey, Sweet, Caramel and Peaty.

    The Cigar I chose to go with the first ...