Nick Hammond’s award-winning series, Around The World in 80 Cigars, is available here; There And Back Again will be published shortly and is available to pre-order. These cigar travelogues tell a host of stories from all over the globe - each one trailed by the waft of fine cigar smoke…


Nick Hammond’s bestselling, cigar-laden, laughter-filled travelogue series Around The World in 80 Cigars is BACK – and you can pre-order your copy of the brand new There And Back Again right here, right now with the click of this button.

Following on from the smash-hit original, The Travels of An Epicure, released in 2019, There And Back Again picks up where that whirlwind, worldwide, wonder-filled work of art left off, with plenty more travel to amazing places, more adventures with incredible people and all accompanied by a fine, handrolled cigars.

The perfect gift for any cigar, adventure or travel lover in your life, if you buy both editions using this link, you will pay £42 instead of £45 – only available for a limited time through Nick’s website. A great early Christmas gift!

There And Back Again includes tales of goat’s blood in Kenya; a sweat lodge on the freezing shores of Lake Superior; the creeping, crawling Mexican jungle; Japan’s mist-shrouded bamboo forests; Scotland’s far-flung island distilleries; the bracing fire of Normandy brandy – and cigars in places like Nicaragua, Honduras, Miami, the West Indies and beyond.

As soon as the new books come into the country, they first will be sent to my Indiegogo Backers, who supported the book’s crowdfunding campaign last year. Next to go out will be pre-orders. You will be updated by email as to exact timings; so pre-order now through this link, and as a thank you, Nick will make your sparkling new copy of Around The World in 80 Cigars – There And Back Again available for just £25. You can’t hardly get a decent cigar for that these days!

Book 1- Around The World in 80 Cigars: The Travels of An Epicure

Part picture postcard from a lifetime of roving reporting, part homage to a handrolled masterpiece, this luxurious, journal-style hardback book recounts a series of extraordinary tales – each one linked through the years by the love of a good cigar.

Around The World in 80 Cigars: The Travels of An Epicure is unlike any travelogue you’ve ever read. The colourful and evocative prose amuses, delights and educates and will enthrall both the cigar lover and the epicurious alike. It’s illustrated throughout with drawings from acclaimed artist Sam Bridge and is available to order now.

Around the world in 80 cigars

“A brilliant read and an inspiration to get out and see the world (with a cigar of course!). Each chapter is irreverent, educational and laugh out loud funny.”

Eddie Sahakian, Davidoff of London

‘A colourful description of travel in some of the world’s most testing and beautiful places.’

The Earl of Carnarvon, Highclere Castle.

The Audiobook is here!

After many requests, the audio version of Around The World in 80 Cigars has finally arrived. Over five hours of listening – read by the author himself – is now available for download. Follow Nick’s adventures, in his own voice, as he travels around the world in search of adventure, intrigue, luxury and excitement.

In a bid to keep you entertained during these trying times, Nick has ramped up his latest project; welcome to Around The World In 80 Cigars – The Podcast. A flying visit to special people and places, this new pod will enlighten you with interesting folk, beautiful and inspirational places, unusual food, drink, jobs and craftsmanship – and all of it trailed by the aromatic waft of a fine cigar.

Luxury label Leggets have collaborated with Nick on a series of new projects for the epicurean traveller, cigar lover, outdoorsman and aesthete. The launch product is a world first – a gin specifically blended to complement the nuances of a fine cigar.

It’s an outstanding gin in its own right, but remarkable when paired with a quality handrolled cigar. Personally blended by Nick in conjunction with Leggets and a boutique distillery in the Cheshire countryside, the Leggets x Nick Hammond Oriental Cigar Gin is a refreshing, subtle, intriguing mix of botanicals and Indian spices which hint at direction changes and intertwine with the smoke from your cigar. You can order now direct from the Leggets website.

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