Tag Archives: Paris

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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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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Monday Question – You Have 24h In Paris! What Would You Do?

Imagine you have 24 hours to spend in the capitol of Perfume France. What would you do with those precious hours? Where would you go? Who would you see? What would you eat? What would you buy? My Answer: I … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Lianne Tio Of Lianne Tio Parfums

Today we welcome Lianne Tio, founder and owner of Lianne Tio Parfums in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Lianne is one of the lucky few who succeeded in making her dream a reality and turning her passion for perfume into a career. … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Neela Vermeire Of Neela Vermeire Creations

Neela Vermeire is an incredibly warm and loving person I had the great fortune to personally meet in Vienna. She is also the creator of arguably the best niche launch in recent history. Her line is all about passion, quality, … Continue reading

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People In Perfumeland – Madalina Stoica and Julien Blanchard Of Jul Et Mad

Today the couple behind the new niche brand Jul et Mad, Julien Blanchard and Madalina Stoica have graciously agreed to answer my questionnaire. Julien and Madalina have met on the streets of Paris, fell in love and eventually decided to … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Paris In Winter – A Journey Through The City Of (Muted) Lights

By Sandra One might ask what I was thinking… I cannot provide a sound answer other than I was spontaneous and had to go. What am I talking about? Paris. More specifically, Paris in winter. I went to Paris at … Continue reading

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Hearts And Crafts – Les Mains d’Hermès, A Documentary

I couldn’t resist to share this wonderful movie with you. In this documentary, we get to take a peek into the world of Hermès craftsmen and their work. I find it very touching how they talk about their love for … Continue reading

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Paris Treasures – A Shopping Trip to The Capital Of Perfumeland

Below is the lovely account about perfume shopping in Paris by my friend Sandra, an American living in Vienna and a loyal, long-time reader of Olfactoria’s Travels. Sandra is a perfume-nut and mother of an incredibly cute three-year old. I’m … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Ideal Perfume-Shopping Destination?

Since I am in London this week, the Monday question is: Where do you want to shop for perfume? What is the best city? What is your dream destination when it comes to immersing yourself in as much perfume as … Continue reading

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