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Hookah How-to Guides

Hookah Parts – Beginner Hookah Guides (1/2)

I've come to realize that even though we have a lot guides on this website we do not have a general beginner hookah. Everyone needs to start somewhere and I'd like to introduce you to our favorite smoking device. This is Hookah 101 and if you scroll a little down...

How to Make a Pumpkin Hookah for Halloween

https://www.youtube.com/embed/q_GwBSsbB-I October is upon us and that means it's time for masked shenanigans and spooky seances while enveloped by creeping fog. Imagine some eerie music and howling wolves on a stormy night. Is that sound swirling around in your head?...

Cleaning a Leather Hookah Hose

I love traditional leather hoses but many people complain that they can't be washed. The washable hose has now become the standard but leather hoses still have their followers and benefits in the world of more traditional hookah. Happily, there is a way to clean out a...

Hookah Heat Management and Coal Placement

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fY6wUKFR_pU I'm constantly asked for advice on burnt bowls, wispy smoke, harsh sessions and lacking flavor. The answer I give is almost universally, "check your heat management". That seems like a vague answer because there are so many...

How to Make a Watermelon Hookah Vase

https://www.youtube.com/embed/dI1ZE3SDf4U In another example of our unending quest to give you everything you ask for and more I present to you my guide for making your own watermelon hookah vase. It takes a little work but it's an eye catching conversation starter...

Stabilizing a Hookah on Carpet

Ideally I would have my own smoking room with beautiful hardwood floors on which I can place my hookah and know it's not going to tip. Well, I currently sit in my carpeted apartment and contemplate my lack of funds while enjoying some hookah. I may worry about money...

How to Acclimate Tangiers Shisha Tobacco

Today, I'm going to get into the what, why, and how of acclimating Tangiers tobacco. What is Tobacco Acclimation? Merriam-Webster defines acclimation as a physiological adjustment by an organism to environmental change. In this case, the tobacco needs to adjust (or...

7 Ways to Avoid Hookah Sickness

https://www.youtube.com/embed/HycwmCK6Htc I can feel the rumbling of my stomach as I simply remember the last time I succumbed to hookah sickness. If my work on Hookah.org achieves anything I hope to help you avoid bad sessions and the worst session is one that ends...

Relighting (Reusing) Hookah Coals

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kfvCwJGBW-Q I hate spending more money than I need to and I rarely like to spend money on myself. It comes with the territory of being a broke, working artist. to that end I' have spent a lot of time trying to enjoy my hookah hobby while...

Beginner Hookah Guides

Hookah Smoking Etiquette

Hookah Etiquette

Smoking hookah is an encompassing experience derived from your surrounding environment, the hookah you’re enjoying and your interactions with the people around you. A big part of sharing this experience with other people is observing proper hookah smoking etiquette.