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I’m In London! – Olfactoria On the Road

I flew to London yesterday to attend the lovely Neil’s ( of The Black Narcissus) fabulous talk about vanilla for Perfume Lovers London. It was a meeting of many great bloggers and readers and perfume lovers and our reporter at … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Caro Fernandez Of Té de Violetas

Té de Violetas (formerly known as Notas e Acordes) is a blog by Caro Fernandez and Virginia Blanco. The two ladies offer their point of view in Spanish and English, reviewing fragrances and interviewing various perfumers. Caro is based in Buenos … Continue reading

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A Tuscan Retreat Part II – The City Of Florence

By Sandra During our recent vacation in Tuscany we managed to spend a whole day in Florence. We parked the car up on the Piazzale Michelangelo and were greeted with the most stunning view of the city right beneath us. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Summer Edition

Quick and to the point, here are my favorite things of the summer season. Skin care: Paula’s Choice Resist line, La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 50 Melt-In Cream For Face. Body: Kiehl’s Creme de Corps, Yves Rocher Noix de Coco body … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Georg Wuchsa Of Aus Liebe Zum Duft (First In Fragrance)

Today I am happy to welcome Georg Wuchsa, the man behind Europe’s biggest online niche perfume store Aus Liebe zum Duft, called First in Fragrance in English. Aus Liebe zum Duft literally means for the love of scent, and that … Continue reading

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Summer In the City – A Very Hot Trip To New York: Day 1

I have returned from a short trip with my husband (no kids, no kids, not even one!) to New York. Before I recount my (mini-)adventures there, I wanted to explain why I didn’t let on about it properly before I … Continue reading

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Tale Of A London Perfume Crawl – And A Giveaway!

By Tara Bright and early last Saturday morning I met up with a gaggle of perfume lovers in east London’s trendy Spitalfields. (Perhaps we should have our own collective noun, a “flacon of perfumistas” maybe?). After a coffee and croissant … Continue reading

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A Lovely Morning – Perfume Shopping With Aussies

This Monday I had the pleasure of meeting Portia of Australian Perfume Junkies and her charming boyfriend Jin for breakfast at Vienna’s Café Central, a traditional Kaffeehaus that not only sports a fantastic ambience, but also serves bacon and eggs. … Continue reading

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Scent and the Eternal City – Perfume Shopping In Rome, Italy

By Sandra Over three decades ago, I left Rome, Italy as a young girl. I had lasting impressions of this beautiful city, which had nothing to do with perfume. Light, warmth, umbrella pine trees, weekends at the beach, Catholic school, … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Perfumes Are On Your Holiday Wishlist?

Do you have fragrances on your Holiday wish list? Are you comfortable asking your loved ones for particular scents for Christmas, birthdays etc.? Or do you prefer to buy them for yourself? What particular scent are you hoping for this year? Do … Continue reading

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