Flickering Lights, Divine Scents: Niche Candles

I am drawn to candlelight, candlelight during every season of the year. That flicker of fire contained is fascinating (yes, there is a little pyromaniac in all of us), soothing, meditative and very emotional. I could just stare at candlelight for hours, thoughts swirling like candlelight on wind, feeling…well, it certainly makes me feel safe… Continue reading Flickering Lights, Divine Scents: Niche Candles

What’s Up In Da City II – Ride the Olfactory Funicular!

There’s a short, little cobblestone paved street in the center of Zagreb, Croatia. At it’s end there is a funicular. The shortest cable car route in the world, having only 66 meters in length, connecting Tomiceva Street with Upper Town’s Tower Lotrscak. The latter is a very special place, as it is a home of… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City II – Ride the Olfactory Funicular!

What’s Up In Da City – Zagreb, Part I

In the complex and fascinating world of artisan perfumery niche brands shops are places of olfactory hedonism, a gateway to a different Universe. Just recently, on a rainy day, I found myself in one, soothed by soft lights, meticulously displayed perfume bottles and obligatory “rest and enjoy” corner. Curious about new fragrances’ arrival, knowing I… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City – Zagreb, Part I