Guide to Rolling Your Own Cigarettes

People all over the world have been consuming tobacco, through one technique or another for thousands of years. Early tobacco consumption can be traced as far back as 5000BC, with distinct links to shamanistic rituals and ceremonies. Although the construction of a cigarette had changed fairly little over that time, production methods and technology has advanced beyond expectations, allowing us to combine an authentic experience with the finest loose tobacco.

Rolling a cigarette can be something of a fine art form, and it can take some serious practice too. Here is a step-by-step guide for rolling a great cigarette.

Ingredients
Firstly, you need to have all the necessary p.... Click here to read more



Interesting Cigar Facts

Cigars have a long history, with evidence of tobacco smoking from thousands of years ago. Whilst many cigar smokers are under the impression that they know all there is about their beloved cigars, there are still some surprises to be found. Check out these cigar facts and see if you learn something new!

#1
Tobacco seeds are small but fairly high maintenance, about a thousand tobacco seeds can fit inside a thimble. Once they have been planted, cigar tobacco plants need approximately eight hours of sunlight per day.

#2
When an American pilot that had been shot down in Bosnia was rescued, President Bill Clinton marked the heroic occasion by lighting up and enjoying a R.... Click here to read more



Must Have Cigar Accessories

Cigars

Before you dive headfirst into the world of cigars and cigar smoking, there are a few key accessories that you’ll want to get your hands on to have enjoyable smokes. Whilst you can still smoke a cigar without a decent cigar lighter, cigar cutter and cigar humidor, the experience will be less than optimal. The lack of quality equipment can actually damage your cigar and make it taste bitter and even un-smokeable. Here are the essentials that every cigar smoker should have.

Cigar Humidor
Storing your cigar properly is crucial to enjoying the smoke. Leaving your cigars unprotected can mean that they become dried out or even mouldy - depending on the type of environment .... Click here to read more



Buying A Cigar Humidor

Now that you have become a cigar connoisseur, it is time for you to look into the importance of owning a cigar humidor and why they are crucial for maintaining a healthy cigar collection. However, you do not require years of experience to understand the necessity of owning a humidor and the need to keep your cigars fresh.

It is widely known that cigars absorb their environment and surroundings incredibly easily, thus having a tendency to go bad when kept in the wrong conditions. But where do you even start when buying your first cigar humidor? There is an extensive range of types, brands, qualities and designs that can easily confuse someone who is new to the experience.
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The History Behind Rolling Tobacco

Rolling tobacco has a rich history whose origin spans many centuries and many continents. Here we will look into the origins of rolling tobacco and debunk so of those myths and legends.

The North American natives have passed down some stories that have become rather distorted over time. According to those natives who have passed down the legend, there was a terrible famine that took over the land. This famine caused crop fields to become barren. A spirit eventually came in the form of a girl, whose touch would restore the land to its former glory, simultaneously saving the native people.

Wherever the spirits left hand touched, the ground became fertile and eventually po.... Click here to read more