Vacation in a Bottle: Yosh Ginger Ciao

I love Hawaii: beautiful nature, relaxed atmosphere and great food. And for what I value in that type of vacation the most, the best time for visiting Hawaii is late September – early October: ocean is the warmest possible while the air and sun is already tolerable at least part of the day; many tropical […]

Maui Vacation: Perfumes, Flora & Fauna, Food and Perfumes

“What perfume are you wearing? It smells great!” – I asked a flight attendant on my way to Maui. He seemed pleased by the question and told me that it was a custom blend made for him “by this great lady from Oakland.” He also told me that it was a very potent and tenacious […]

Scents of My Hawaii Vacation

What did my Hawaii vacation smelled of? It smelled of freshly mowed grass on a golf course next to our condo; of papayas, mangos and dragon fruits we were eating for breakfast; of a night ocean breeze and sun-heated seaweed as we walked along beaches; of orchids (including the one that smelled like chocolate!), plumerias and […]

Entertaining Statistics: September 2013

  After a cool summer September arrived warm and very pleasant. And to make it even better I spent the last week of it in Hawaii. I was so looking forward to that vacation that soon after I booked our flight and rented a house I started playing that choosing game in my mind: what perfume […]

If Johana by Keiko Mecheri were a shoe…

  Being parfumistas we accept that most perfumes are unisex and even those that lean towards masculine or feminine designation might be worn by any gender. The same way there are no strict rules as to which genre of perfumes should be worn in which environment or on which occasion (breathing conditions permitting). It might be a […]

My Perfume Portrait

While reading other people’s blogs I caught myself wishing they had somewhere a condensed list of their perfume loves, likes, maybe even dislikes. So I decided to make my own list and update it from time to time – just in case I’m not alone in my curiosity. My posts, links to which you see […]

My Blog’s First Anniversary

Most of you are probably familiar with, I’m positive a well-studied and explained, phenomenon of the time going faster as you get older. I wasn’t curious enough to look for those explanations so at some point I came up with the one that seemed logical and left it at that. In our earlier years time […]