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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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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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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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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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Roman Holiday – A Travelogue

By Sandra Rome is one of the cities on earth where I feel completely relaxed and at home. We decided to take the one week of vacation that the Norwegian had, and fly to Rome for the full week. The … Continue reading

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Summer In Italy – Scented Travels

We started our yearly trek to Italy once more in the city of Udine. It is very convenient to spend the night there, before venturing further south, since five hours of car travel are plenty for two young children. We … Continue reading

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Off To Italy!

This is just a quick post to say goodbye for two weeks, I want to be offline as much as possible during this time to really recharge and experience the real world (and real books, even the Kindle stays home!). … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Which Perfumes Do You Bring When Travelling?

Here comes the obligatory pre-vacation question for you: What do you take with you on vacation? Do you bring decants? One beloved full bottle (or seven)? Samples only? Do you rely solely on your perfume shopping at your destination? Do … Continue reading

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Paris In A Day – Olfactoria Travels Again

For my last birthday, my dear husband surprised me with the (to be honest somewhat uncharacteristically) romantic idea to go to Paris for a weekend. Of course I was raring to go. I am almost ashamed to admit that I … Continue reading

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