Journal

  1. 5 Authentic Activities for a Sicilian Holiday

    Though part of modern-day Italy, Sicily's proximity to North Africa and Greece have seen it influenced by centuries of multicultural merchantry and governance as a major Mediterranean trading post. As a result, it offers a rich tapestry of relics, architecture and experiences that form a living, breathing time capsule.

    Tiptoe away from the tourist traps on your next trip to Sicily with a satisfying sojourn through the island's most intimate experiences.

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  2. Mothers & Memories — The Magic Of Fragrance

    "When I was very very little, my Mum had a bottle of perfume and because I loved that bottle so much and asked about it, I learned about the concept of making yourself smell nice for your own pleasure."
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  3. The History of Ortigia — Botanics to Boutiques

    The idea for Ortigia first took root two decades ago in the lush grounds of the 800-year-old family estate belonging to the Marchesi di San Giuliano.
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  4. Easter with Ortigia

    Easter is traditionally a time for new beginnings. In the Northern Hemisphere the holiday falls in the spring, a season that sees the citrus groves of Sicily studded with thousands of new zagara — orange blossoms — and its many parks and time-worn gardens bloom with multicoloured petals both wild and tropical.
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  5. Salina, a must-visit destination and must-try fragrance.

    After a trip to this beautiful island, David Maruitte, crafted Salina, an eau de parfum fragrance that embodies the scent of an ocean breeze, beautifully blending sweet notes of lavender, hot sand and vanilla with the freshness of lemon peel and marine salt for a fragrance that will leave you reminiscing of its namesake.
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  6. Maison Tahite — Beloved By Gourmands

    Sustainable Italian luxury house, Maison Tahité, has garnered the attention of gourmands across the globe — for those who take great pleasure in th...
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  7. Introducing 2 New Fragrances To Viaggio in Italia

    “Because I only know how to create with joy, I wanted to create fragrances which would sing of Italy, of joie de vivre and hope, with citrus fruits...
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  8. Explore our luxe new gift set collection

    More than ever, our collection of perfumes, home fragrances and luxurious personal care products are being sent to loved ones during lockdown.  Wit...
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  9. 5 ways to share the love with your favourite small businesses

    With states right across the country once again opting to issue stay at home orders, the small businesses at the heart of our economy are feeling t...
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  10. Explore the exclusive new additions to Laboratorio Olfattivo's home fragrances

    Introducing the newest additions to the Laboratorio Olfattivo Home Fragrances collection - Agrumeto & Di Vino.   Laboratorio Olfattivo understa...
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  11. Introducing Vanagloria, a new addition to Laboratorio Olfattivo’s Master’s Collection.

    With a true dedication to artistic perfumery, the skilled artisans at Laboratorio Olfattivo have lent their expert craft to an exclusive new additi...
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  12. Master Perfumer: Jean-Claude Ellena

    The nose behind Hermès since 2004, Jean-Claude Ellena is a truly groundbreaking pillar of the fragrance world.  Collaborating with Laboratorio Olfa...
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