Smellwalking: Exploring cities using scents

Apr 21, 2017


SNIFF AND SEEK

Nose your way across cities, guided by books and digital maps focused on local scents.

Smell maps show you where you can find everything from chocolate and waffles to second-hand books in cities around the world like New York.
sensorymaps.com

Flip through the pages of the Smell York book, a scented guide infused with aromas of the English city – from the fragrance of wild heather to the smell of tea and cake. visityork.org In Singapore, Allsense’s Scent Maps reveal where the best chilli crab and pungent durian can be found.
allsense.com.sg

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