Author: Kimberly Fisher

Luxe Beat Exclusive: Interview with “Cigar Czar” Richard Carleton Hacker

Share: If  there is one person who knows a lot about cigars and cigarettes, it’s Richard Carleton Hacker. Known as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subjects of cigars and cigar smoking, he was given the nickname “the cigar czar” by several media outlets. He has written more than five hundred articles on the topic for publications such as The Robb Report, RobbVices, Collection Magazine, The Tasting Panel, Somm Journal and cigarworld.com. In 1994, he was knighted by the Internationales Tabakskoliegium in Germany for his numerous writings on the subject of tobacco. His book, The Ultimate Cigar...

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The Luxe Side of Japan: Exploring The Palace Hotel Tokyo

Share: Tokyo is one of the most elegant, refined cities in the world, and the appreciation of true luxury is shown throughout the city in its cuisine, architecture and fashion. Know for its natural beauty, history, entertainment and expansive food and drink options, Tokyo is a must for any world traveler. I had the pleasure of living in Tokyo for three months in 2013 and gained valuable insight to the city of many delights. Upon exploring, I discovered one of the most notable accommodations in the city,  The Palace Hotel Tokyo. Formerly an iconic 60s hotel, the historic property...

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