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‘Scent Globe’ at Heathrow Gives Travelers a Whiff of Their Destinations

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A “Scent Globe” has been installed in Terminal 2 at London’s Heathrow Airport that is designed for passengers to get a whiff of the country they are visiting before they arrive. Created by “Design in Scent,” the worldly perfumes will include:

South Africa: Hyraceum
Brazil: coffee, tobacco, jasmine,
Japan: seaweed, shell extracts, green tea, Ambergris
China: Osmanthus Fragrans flower
Thailand: lemongrass, ginger, coconut

Enjoying this experience is, of course, dependent on getting through airport security quickly enough to have time to spare before your flight.

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