Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part Three

23 Sep

The last three days of our visit were quiet and relaxed, we missed J & T but we did a “copy ‘n paste” of last year’s trip experiences. We would have late breakfast, go to TST for iced tea and cigars at the Sheraton LCDH, have a good foot massage and do the tourist stuff Read more…

Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part Two

22 Sep

The third day I wanted to show a bit of Hong Kong to both Frank and J. & T., the latter first time visitors to HK. Frank had wanted to visit Victoria Peak last trip but we didn’t made it then as the weather was too hazy. This time it was perfect blue skies. So Read more…

Min Ron Nee Visit – September 2016 Hong Kong – Part One

21 Sep

Basically this was a happy and exact “copy & paste” to our last year’s trip. Frank drove down early so we could have a few good cigars and a light lunch in my village. It was hot, hot enough to sweat in the terrace when we had some coffee and another cigar making time. A Read more…

Min Ron Nee – Monte A And Magnum Of Champagne In The Lommel Sahara

26 Aug

Frank and I like to keep our promises. Last year in Hong Kong, our generous host Min Ron Nee was so gracious as to present us with a Magnum of 1996 Dom Ruinart and threw in some Monte A sticks from the early 80’s that we had been smoking with him at Cigar Divan. Frank Read more…

NL Trip 2 – Cigars at the LCDH Maastricht

25 Aug

After a morning cigar I left Sittard with Jan and we headed for nearby Maastricht, a city I had not visited but where Reza has opened one of the most elegant and spectacular LCDH in Europe. It was not even 10 a.m. and the sun was beating down at 30 C. I liked Maastricht immediately Read more…

NL Trip 1 – Cigars in Sittard

25 Aug

I left home early morning at 17 C and rain for a short trip to the Netherlands and Belgium to smoke with my friends. Soon the clouds broke and it became warmer and warmer. Arriving in Sittard it was 26 C and the sun was out in full force. A Robusto in Jan’s patio before Read more…

The Big ANS 2016 – Day Three

17 Aug

Not much to be told about the last day, Sunday. We arrived at the Mommenheim golf course early and enjoyed a great and long brunch on a once again very hot and sunny day overlooking the fairways. Cigars were again fantastic but the most fantastic and important thing was that Thomas was able to go Read more…