Hookah and shisha are often used interchangeably though they differ in their actual meanings. Hookah refers to the pipe itself that is used to smoke shisha. Shisha is the flavored substance that you smoke through a hookah. Shisha is also the term used to refer to the practice of smoking through a hookah.
Shisha is a popular pastime in the Middle East. If you walk past a shisha bar, you might catch a whiff of the luscious scents of strawberry, apple, honey, cinnamon, or mint.
Shisha-smoking is not necessarily healthier than cigarette-smoking. However, this does not mean that you should be discouraged from buying the beautifully-designed pipe as a keepsake or home décor.
BEST GIFTS FOR: Smokers, home owners if given as décor
PORTABLE LEVEL: Manageable
PRICE RANGE: AED50 – 370 (US$13 – 100)
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