Around the World in 80 Cigars: Travels of an Epicure
Sep 12, 2019
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This is a travelogue like no other.
World-respected lifestyle journalist, writer and author, Nick Hammond, takes us on a quarter-century expedition of wonder. From the bamboo forests of Japan to the peat burns of the Scottish Hebrides; from the dripping rainforest of Borneo to the scorched savannah of Africa; Around The World In 80 Cigars follows a natural observer through weird and wonderful adventures, each linked by the golden thread of a fine cigar.
Ever been stuck in a minefield? Wondered what a sultry night in Havana is really all about? Wished you could sail in a hot air balloon over Cognac, go lobster fishing of Scotland or dive with Great White Sharks off Gaansbai? All these adventures and more are told in searing detail to delight, amuse and enlighten, in this beautifully packaged, luxury book.
About the author
Nick Hammond has travelled the world over the last 25 years, writing for publications such as Country Life, The Daily Telegraph, FT How To Spend It, Cigar Journal, Cigar Aficionado, Cigar & Spirits, Fieldsports, The Resident and dozens more across the globe and was the inaugural winner of the Spectator Cigar Writer of the Year Award. One of the world’s most respected cigar writers, Nick’s close knowledge of the cigar world has led him to major cigar-making nations such as Cuba, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic and he is the author of Cinco Decadas – the story of Nicaragua’s oldest cigar factory, commissioned to celebrate 50 years of the Joya de Nicaragua factory. His work is sought after in high-end publications across the world for its evocative imagery, colour and wit.