Live in a tree house, trip on psychedelics, visit a new bakery and skype with British filmmakers.
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What: Live in a tree house, The Machan, 20 kms past Lonavla, call +91 8080877420 or visit www.themachan.com, Rs 10,000 a night per couple, including breakfast and dinner.
Why: Newly opened Machan boasts four gorgeous, eco-chic tree houses that rise 40 feet above the lush Jambulne forest. Bpb loves: glass-walled hanging rooms, outdoor baths and 360° views, which compensate for the lack of room service, air conditioning and fancy food.
When: You need to let off some neem.
Why: Trip out with these happy trolley bags sporting jazz trumpets, star bursts and airplane doodles. You can even have them customised with prints that suit your case.
When: You want to be a high roller.
What: Gourmet butters, 210°c Bakery, Matru Ashish Building, Nepean Sea Road, call 65249279, Rs 30 for 750g.
Why: The herb roulade, honey chili and roasted garlic butters at South Mumbai’s newest bakery are worth every calorie. Also bag the creamy pesto dip and Tiramisu in a glass.
When: You want to get phat.
What: Skype with top British filmmakers, From Blightly with Love, in multiple cinemas, book tickets on www.bookmyshow.com and visit www.fromblightywithlove.com for more details.
When: March 5 to 18. Jolly good!
What: Artisan organic e-shop, Altitude Store, visit www.thealtitudestore.com, start at Rs 100.
Why: On this pretty website you’ll find everything from ginger tea and Himalayan black eyed peas to mandarin body butter, all of which can be home delivered. Another high note is the Simon and Garfunkel Herb Collection. Cheeses and honey only available in Delhi.
When: You want to be trapped in a web of chais.
Event Round-Up: Lakme Fashion Week kicks off on March 6, Wink, Taj President celebrates fourth birthday with fun deals on March 7; and Underground Jewels surface at Bombay Electric until March 6.
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