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Postcards from Southern France: Grasse, world's capital of perfume

Grasse could be easily reached by train from Cannes. The city is considered the world’s capital of perfume as it keeps going on a well-established tradition which goes back to the 17th century. 345 more words


Sweet Smell of Chemistry - Update

On a daytrip to Grasse I finally got to see perfume chemistry at work. We visited the Fragonard perfume house and had a tour of their laboratory and workshop. 164 more words

Nice (not the adjective)

To be honest, I think I could’ve stayed in Nice for the entire rest of the trip and been perfectly happy. It was my favorite city excepting Paris, although the two were so different that I don’t really think you could compare them. 1,637 more words


Beauty : my favorite fragrances... part I

Concerning fragrances I am quite a loyal woman (as I already mentioned in this post). In all, I’ve got 6 favorite fragrances. Usually I’ve got a few bottles I’m using alternately… according to the mood I’m in ! 539 more words

Fashion 'n Beauty

Cannes in the French Riviera

In a city that is most famous for its annual international film festival, make no mistake about it, you are in the middle of the French Riviera!   1,092 more words


Major Makeover for Paris’ Hotel Regina

The finishing touches are being made on a $19 million renovation of the five-star Hotel Regina, located in front of the Louvre on the Rue du Rivoli. 100 more words