Category Archives: Travels

Sydney Opera House Photo Essay By Portia

Hi there Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse here. I know many of you have only ever seen our Sydney Opera House on Postcards or the TV. It’s one of my favourite places to go hang, not … Continue reading

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Perfume Shopping In South Africa: A Guide To Not-So-Hidden Beauty!

Editor’s Note: Today I am happy to present a post by regular reader and perfume lover Johanob, who lives in South Africa. He is showing us his home turf and the many (many!) scent-related treasures to be found there. Johano … Continue reading

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I Left My Heart In Vienna: A Trip to Austria – 28th February to 5th March 2015

By Tara After knowing Birgit (Olfactoria) for 4 years now, I was beyond excited to accept her kind invitation to come and stay with her family in Vienna, Austria at the start of this month. The city was everything I … Continue reading

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Oh No, It’s Monday!

Back from London with a stomach bug. Sorry, I’m out of commission today.  I’ll leave you with this photo taken from my balcony this morning. I’d like to be on that plane. :) See you soon…. B x

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Monday Question – What Slightly Weird Thing Do You Like To Do In A Foreign City?

Tara is in Vienna this week and she and I are enjoying a few days of sightseeing, perfume hunting and chatting over tea. On Thursday we are going back to London together to do the same thing over there. I … Continue reading

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Perfume Around The World – Niche Perfume Shops In Prague

By Ana-Maria Melnicky Calin Editor’s Note: Today I am happy to introduce you to Ana (read a bit more about her at the end of the post), who will take us on a trip to beautiful Prague to see what the niche … Continue reading

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How To Sell Oranges – An Education

By The Husband Let me take you on a journey through the inner workings of a fictitious high-end store selling leather goods as well as silk products. As not to risk a libel suit (the store would be able to … Continue reading

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(Her-)Mèsmerized In New York City – Olfactoria Travelled

I am a lucky woman in so many respects. The most fabulous one of them all though is surely my husband. (I know Portia would agree! ;) ) The good husband works like a madman during the week – and … Continue reading

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A Holiday Surprise From Atelier Cologne And Other Announcements

Hello all, instead of a Monday Question this week, I wanted to make a few announcements. 1) First of all, and with a lovely timing for the Holidays, I teamed up with Atelier Cologne who kindly created two discount codes … Continue reading

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Visit to The Osmotheque, France – Monday 3rd November 2014

By Tara Last Thursday I saw on Twitter that Odette Toilette had a last minute spot available on her day trip to the Osmotheque Perfume Museum and Conservatory. I messaged her straight away and took the place. Exciting! Therefore, (not … Continue reading

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