Travel Betty

Encouraging Fearless Independent Travel For Women

Travel Betty random header image

Travel Betty Quick Tips- Conjuring Travel Memories With Scent

July 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!

One thing I like to do on long trips is bring along a really overpoweringly-scented body wash and shampoo combo to use for the duration. It’s not that I’m hard of smelling. I just like my product to do its job. Then when I get home and I’m feeling nostalgic for the place, I can sniff the leftovers and be transported straight back. In South Africa and Namibia, I used Philosophy’s Cinnamon Buns.In Egypt, Philosophy’s Double Rich Hot Cocoa. (You may notice a pattern here. In my opinion, Philosophy rocks their scents like a pro bowler!)

For those who need an extra boost of conditioning power, be warned that Philosophy no longer touts its product as a combo body wash, shampoo and conditioner. I wrote them to inquire about the reason and they replied that it just wasn’t living up to the conditioning claim. So now it’s marketed as a body wash, shampoo and bubble bath. Clever. It’s still better than say, Prell (or dirt), but just know you need to bring a separate creamy rinse.

They’ve got a ton of other delicious, yet sadly inedible flavors as well. Feel free to travel around the world so you can try them all.

Tags: Egypt · Namibia · South Africa · Tips · Travel Gear

Related posts you may enjoy:
  • Travel Betty Quick Tips- Money Handling
  • Travel Betty Quick Tips- Forgetting Important Items
  • Travel Betty Quick Tips: Pleasant Bathroom Experiences Abroad

  • 1 response so far ↓

    • 1 Safa // Nov 2, 2008 at 6:27 am

      Fantastic Idea! Scents make me terribly nostalgic if I associate them with a person/place/time in my life also… Sigh…

      MyAvatars 0.2

    Leave a Comment