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Interview w/ the Marketing Manager of Hookah-Shisha.com

It is safe to say that anyone who has searched for hookah online has come across Hookah-Shisha.com. I'll even venture so far as to guess that everyone who is reading this blog has ordered something from them or will do so soon. They are that ubiquitous in the online...

Tangiers 101

The Basics of Tangiers Shisha Tobacco The deeper you get into the hookah world, the more you'll hear about Tangiers Shisha. This particular shisha is handcrafted in the United States (southern California to be exact), by a hookah lounge owner who is also credited with...

Common Hookah Problems: I Don’t Know if My Hose is Washable

In the North American hookah market, washable hoses have become the standard ever since they were first introduced to the market a few years ago with models like the original Nammor and Razan hoses. There are now a ton of different brands and styles to choose from and...

The Historical Evolution of the Hookah

The origins of the hookah come from the north western provinces of India along the border of Pakistan in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Originally designed to smoke opium and hashish (which has created a negative stigma for the modern hookah) the first hookah models were...

Khalil Mamoon: The Fakes, Legends, and Facts

Khalil Mamoon makes hand-crafted Egyptian hookahs that have been highly regarded in the hookah biz for over 50 years. It's hard to watch a review video, read a forum, or scroll through /r/hookah (reddit) without seeing countless proclamations of KM love. The name...

Egyptian vs. Syrian: Who’s who in hookahs?

The modern hookah pipe has gone through many forms and variations over the centuries. One of the biggest determining factors in design has to do with the region of origin. Believe it or not, the difference isn’t where they’re made. Syrian hookahs can be made in Egypt,...

Hookah Homes First Impression

A new hookah accessory has hit the market recently and it's not getting a lot of attention. Hookah Homes claim to be the solution to tipped hookahs and broken vases, but will it really deliver on this promise? As you can see by the picture this product is a wooden...