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Review: Guerlain Jicky -- 4.5 points

Legend has it that Jicky (Guerlain, 1889) was named either for the English lass, of whom Aimé Guerlain was enamoured, or for the nickname of his dear nephew, Jacques Guerlain. 840 more words


Review: Giovanni Sammarco Alter -- 2.5 points

On the very first try, Alter (Giovanni Sammarco, 2013) was a urinal cake. So, I was sure that I must not write about it in a week of testing. 349 more words


No Animal Torture for Coffee – #DropTheCrap – Social Media Alert! (Petition)

Small cat-like mammals are mistreated and abused to make the world’s most expensive coffee, a coffee that Amazon continues to sell despite the animal cruelty involved in its production. 271 more words


‘Easy’ Trekking in Dalat with our guide “Rock’ - Day 161 - 28 June

Today just me and Liz were to be going for what was described in the brochure as an ‘easy’ trek with a local guide. This was to be a ‘simple’ 12km jaunt across Vietnamese countryside and farmland. 1,249 more words

Himalayan Palm Civet

Lithe and one that prefers solitude , this one is also called ‘gem- faced’ civet.

This particular one remained hidden behind the trees for quite a while . 47 more words


'Kopi Luwak': The high moral price of the World's most expensive coffee

With a single cup costing up to a staggering £70, ‘Kopi Luwak’ is revered as the most expensive coffee in the world. However, it is surrounded with an air of controversy and discussion that most just aren’t aware of. 804 more words


Luwak coffee: cat-poo-chino

In my previous post about Satria tea and coffee plantation, I wrote about the different kinds of teas and coffees that we were able to try when we were on a day trip in Bali, Indonesia.  600 more words