Cigars, Counterfeits, Uncategorized

Faux-hibas: Why we don’t buy on the beach

The cigar that a friend was given is clearly not an authentic Cohiba... but here's the thing: So many people think that the cigars people buy on the beach are the same as the real deal, but they were either stolen or otherwise obtained from legitimate sources. Aside from a little foot damage, the label… Continue reading Faux-hibas: Why we don’t buy on the beach

Cuba, Travel, Varadero

Air China Boeing 787-9: Leaving Havana

Standing in line waiting to board Air China flight CA880 from Jose Marti airport in Havana, I listened to the standard airport announcements in Spanish and English, warning passengers that it is forbidden to bring certain objects on board. I can understand the warning about nunchaku and aerosol sprays and all, but in this day… Continue reading Air China Boeing 787-9: Leaving Havana