10-Point Guide to Smoking a Cigar

1 FIRST OF ALL, TAKE OFF THE BAND. Etiquette dictates that it should be removed before smoking. After all, it is somewhat vulgar to let everyone around you know that your cigar is better than his or hers. This applies everywhere in the world except in the U.S., where leaving it on is acceptable. We’re…

How to… camp in the desert

It’s not all toasted marshmallows, Kumbya and delightful misunderstandings as to who is sleeping in which tent — there’s danger out there too. Here are some key pieces of advice. Pick the right spot If you’re going to pitch your tent out on the dunes then aim for one of the higher points. While it…

Staying alive

Survivorman host Les Stroud offers some tips on how to survive in the harshest of conditions. People in Dubai love to go camping. If someone should find themselves stranded in the desert out here (and there’s a lot of it) what would your advice be? Remain calm, that’s the first step. Travel during the early…