10 Luxe Candles to Inspire Wanderlust

These ten transportive fragrances evoke lush destinations around the world.

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Scent is arguably the sense most entrenched in the emotional functions of our brain. When it comes to the creation of new memories, we’re hard-wired to conjoin experience with olfactory clues, which is why a calming whiff of cardamom and turmeric can instantly take you to India, or remind you of a forgotten moment from long ago. When you’re in need of mood-setting wanderlust, whether to create an ambience inspired by the beaches of St. Barth’s or ruminate in the mystical notes of the Middle East, these 10 candles can transport you to your place of preference in a matter of minutes.