Welcome to Part II of my Pitti Fragranze 2019 report&highlights! While enjoying perfumes and fine Tuscan cuisine&vine in Florence, I noticed that quite a few perfume houses were inspired with scents, tastes and heritage of the Mediterranean basin, an endless source of inspiration. This is not a “new” trend, I see it simply as an… Continue reading Scents,Tastes & Heritage of Mediterranean: Perfumes at Pitti Fragranze 2019 Part II
It’s like when you’re on a roller coaster ride. You know that moment where you go quickly over a peak in the ride, and you feel that weird sensation in your stomach? Then you plunge. In that moment, you’re weightless, free of anything pushing or pulling you, it’s exciting and challenging at the same time.… Continue reading Etruscan Water/ Francesca Bianchi Perfume Review
Rab/Arba is a small island, 22 km long and located in the northwestern part of the Adriatic Sea/Croatia, very easy accessible from Rijeka or Zagreb. When you reach the ferry port Stinica, it’s a ten minutes ferry ride to Rab. When you approach the island, first what you see is mostly barren terrain -karst on… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: The Island of Rab
Every time I think about Barcelona I hear Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe (Barcelona! It was the first time that we met…Barcelona! How can I forget!), see broken pieces of colorful ceramic tiles forming a big lizard, I feel sea salt touching fingertips of Christopher Colombo high up on his monument and hear parrots nesting… Continue reading What’s Up In Da City: Barcelona!
„According to the legend, Venus lost her necklace during a sea bath and the pearls scattered in the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It created a beautiful string of islands with Elba as the most beautiful of its jewels.” This August I visited the island of Elba, during our summer road trip to Tuscany. Here… Continue reading Elba: The Essence of an Island