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25 Great, All-American Dates

May 6, 2013, Redbook Magazine

We suppose you could do dinner and a movie again. But better yet, make your next couple-outing special with these truly awesome activities all across the states. A classic symptom of the smitten: hanging on to a cologne-doused t-shirt. At Tijon, a perfumery in La Jolla, CA, couples can design their own custom perfumes, meaning you'll know each other's smell from a mile away.
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Love at First Sniff

February 2013, Fine Magazine San Diego

Love is in the air at Tijon—and just in time for Valentine’s Day, the day of year everyone loves to hate. But no matter your Facebook relationship status, these luxe scent masters have a unique scent for you.


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Romantic Date Ideas For Every Couple

February 8, 2013, DiscoverSD.com

Love is in the air, and so is the universal need to impress a crush, a sweetheart or a longtime lover. Choose your date wisely. It could lead you to a fairytale ending or a dismal disaster.


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Blind Date: Scentual Healing

February 2013, Pacific San Diego Magazine

Tonight’s blind daters met for the first time about half-an-hour ago in the Epic Limo that’s about to drop them off at Herringbone in La Jolla. Before they arrive, let’s review the pre-date interviews.


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It's a Date: 49 Cool Places to Fall in Love (or Like)

February 2013, San Diego Magazine

Why should Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom be the only couple with a signature perfume? Attend a make-your-own workshop at Tijon, the new parfumerie in La Jolla, and choose from 300 oils to create a custom aroma.

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Perfume & Cologne Workshops for Valentine's Day
January 30, 2013, DiscoverSD.com
The best-kept gift-giving secret? An experience trumps any wrapped-up item. Valentine’s Day stumps lovers all across the world each year, causing a widespread freak-out during the first week of February. And while it may feel like you’ve exhausted all gift ideas or just can’t dream up a perfect date for the season, San Diego has a new (and sweet smelling) option for lovers and single-minglers alike.
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Tijon: Invent Your Scent

January 16, 2013 by What I Saw, When I Went

Yesterday, I had the pleasure—and it really was a pleasure—of attending a complimentary “Invent Your Scent-Mix & Match” class at Tijon Parfumerie in La Jolla, California. During the class, which was led by Tijon owner and founder, John “the nose” Berglund, I learned a bit about the history of perfume (it dates back to 4000 BC), the words that are used to classify fragrance...


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Best of The City

January 2013, Riviera Magazine

The arrival of Tijon couldn't be timelier considering the bad press about a certain scent at our scenic La Jolla Cove. The family behind the St. Martin-based custom parfumerie chose Herschel Avenue to open their first U.S. flagship...


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Perfume Making in the Heart of La Jolla at Tijon

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Luxe Lounge

Smelling good is a big business. According to the Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA), the global fragrances and perfumes market will reach $33 billion by the year 2015. Fragrances and perfumes have becomes staples, rather than frivolous non-essentials of the consumer’s need to express individuality and personal style. But rather than spritzing, sniffing, and sampling scores of bottled options in a booming industry, what if it were possible to create one’s very own fragrance?


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I Bottled My Own Wanderlust Fragrance
Posted on December 12, 2012 by Beautiful Day Photography
This may be one of the coolest things I have done!  I have to thank Tam Ashworth with Isari Flower Studio for helping to throw this private event and for hosting a girls night out (two nights in a row). I felt like we were having our own personal ENGAGE conference, since we were missing the one at the Breakers. Honestly, THEY were the ones missing out! Not many people can say that they have engineered their own fragrance and even bottled it!
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John Berglund of Tijon On Doing Business In Paradise
Posted on December 10, 2012 by Pursuitist.com
Many people spend a tropical vacation on an idyllic island and wish they could move there forever. That dream usually fades somewhere between the flight home and the first day back at work. That’s not true for John Berglund and his wife Cyndi. They made the dream happen, moving from the States to St. Martin, escaping corporate America to start a perfume business, Tijon. Berglund chronicles the story in his book, “A Beach Less Traveled.” Moving to paradise took years of planning and there were more than a few snags along the way. Tijon is now a thriving business in Saint Martin, earning rave reviews on Trip Advisor for its perfume classes in which customers can create their own personalized scents.
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Tijon Perfumery, Boutique and Perfume Laboratory in La Jolla

Posted on December 8, 2012 by Fragrantica.com

In our news section we informed you a couple of months ago of a book by John Berglund,called A Beach Less Traveled, which tells of the author who, together with his wife, started his own perfumery business on a Caribbean Island called Saint Martin.


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Expat living with John Berglund and birthing the Tijon perfumery

Posted on December 8, 2012 by TripWellness.com

John Berglund had a dream. His nose led him in the right direction and now his entire family shares a common scent – Tijon. It’s the name of the perfumery he founded on the island of St. Martin after eschewing his corporate life to become an expat and adopting flip flops as part of his personal brand.


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Create Your Custom Fragrance in La Jolla

Posted on December 7, 2012 by utsandiego.com

Picking a signature fragrance can be tricky. A perfume should capture the essence of a person, communicating personality and even fashion sense in one quick sniff. Selecting a celebrity-endorsed fragrance signifies taste in music and movies, while a designer brand perfume will likely pair well with your trendy outfit. And then there is simple human chemistry. Who are you looking to attract with your scent?


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Stealth Lawyer: John Berglund, Caribbean Perfumer

Posted on December 5, 2012 by Bloomberg Law

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) — John Berglund, perfumer and author of “A Beach Less Traveled,” talks about his transition from practicing law to opening a perfumery.

Berglund, speaking with Bloomberg Law’s Spencer Mazyck, discusses his 10-year plan to leave corporate America and become a small business owner in the Caribbean.


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Tijon La Jolla

Posted on December 3, 2012 by Thrillist San Diego

Because girls totally stink(!), head on over to the new Tijon La Jolla to pick yours up one of 18 signature “Fragrances of the French Caribbean”, or, if she's the picky, pick-my own type, sign her up for an interactive session where she can mix her own from over 300 oils.

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A Caribbean Gem -Tijon Parfumerie 

Posted on February 9, 2012 by JVbytheSea Nearly all Caribbean vacations feature stops at pristine beaches, lounging beside the crystal clear waters.  The more adventuresome may take in a little hiking or climbing, perhaps a bareback ride along the water’s edge, and admittedly many come solely for the crazy rum concoctions du jour.  But if you want a truly unusual Caribbean experience, we’ve got the perfect suggestion to consider.Read Full Story  The Daily Herald, March 19, 2010Capturing a Unique Tourism Niche in Grand CaseBy Lisa Davis-BurnettNot just another scent shop, Tijon Parfumerie – located at the corner of Rue de Grand Case and Rue de L'Esperance – has won the affections of a loyal clientele in the year and a half since it opened. With a charming boutique, a friendly staff, and an "outside the box" business plan, Tijon is a place that friends take friends, time and time again. Not only can you visit the store to purchase wonderfully scented products and accessories, but you can learn about how perfumes are mixed and in the end create your own personalized scent.Read Full Story
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