What: Reboot shoe and bag laundry, Dr Ambedkar Road, Bandra (W); and Sobo, Hughes Road, Call: 9867435528, from Rs 300 per item. Free pick-up and delivery in Bandra.
Why: Because your eyes aren’t the only tired bags around. Ditch the cucumbers and roll your luggage into Reboot for their cleanse-and-repair Nourishment Pack.
When: Before a trip or to cure jet-lag: anytime your baggage is in need of R&R.
pREPARE FOR LANDING
What: Wasabi Nuts, Premsons, Breach Candy, Rs 100 for 170 grams.
Beer: Peanuts, it's not you, it's me. Now that hot Wasabi Nuts (previously exclusive to Wink) are on the market, I think monogamy is too cruel a rule.
Peanuts: I always knew that someday you'd leave me for a younger, more exotic snack!
When: This “dish” may be a home-wrecker, but it’s a great companion on business (and pleasure) trips.
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What: iNAV Connect (Wayfinder) GPS and navigation service for mobile phones, www.mapmyindia.com, Rs. 3,490 for a GPS receiver (not required in phones with built-in GPS); and Rs 1,990 for annual software subscription.
Why: Compatible with almost all Bluetooth enabled handsets, Wayfinder brings updated maps, voice guidance and an online navigation system straight to your cell phone.
When: Every time you hit the road, Jack, but want to come back.
What: Floral suede slippers, Taxxi and Vitamin K, next to Mango, Khar (W), Rs 1,600
Why: Add flower-power to your feet with these sandals, which marry comfy with pretty. Isn't that what holidays should be about?
When: To take you from day to night, when you’re travelling light.
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What: Auto-rickshaw and taxi shape cushions, Splendour Fabrics, Hughes Road, Mumbai, Rs. 1,200 each
Why: These funky cushions will send any room into cool-kitsch overdrive.
When: You’re in the mood for armchair travel.
In this Picture: Alice+Olivia Women's Halter Shorts One Piece Romper, Diane von Furstenberg Hearts 2 Collection 2-in-1 suitcase, Aqua Women's Pleated Front Halter Top, Red Checked Shorts at Barney's New York, Urban Outfitters Engineer Conductor Hat and Ash Virgin Hi Top Sneakers.
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