Author Archives: Gabriela Greess

Old Town Zurich Switzerland

Travel Corner: Zurich, Switzerland

Travel Corner: Zurich, Switzerland

Cigar travel journalist Gabriela Greess takes us on a trip through Zürich. Read all about the best places to indulge and shop.

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Habanos Nordic: Puros at the North Pole

In Finland and Iceland there is an absolute ban on tobacco promotion. Nevertheless the Swede Stephan Praetorius, manager-in-chief at Habanos Nordic AB, has increased the sale of Habanos by a third within one decade. The exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars for northern Europe employs a staff of 13 and offers a range of around 135 vitolas – practically the entire Habanos range.

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Roman Szymonowicz and the Fine Art of Bluffing

On his finger, a massive poker ring; in his hand a Habano – ready for the next delightful draw. What is the real art of emerging as the winner of a poker tournament? Roman Symonowicz, a former manager in the automobile industry, uses the poker game to rise above himself: it’s a discipline that he has perfectly mastered.



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