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PHUKET VEGETARIAN
FESTIVAL
Worshippers run across beds of
burning coals or climb ladders
embedded with sharp blades
during this event observed by the
Chinese community in Phuket.
There’s also vegetarian food
galore at street stalls and markets
around the island.
phuket.com
THA I L AND
SEP 23 – OCT 3
FESTA DES VERMAR
The end of the grape season
in the Mallorcan village of
Binissalem is celebrated with
grape-crushing competitions,
wine tastings and grape fights.
The least desirable fruit from
each vineyard are brought to
fields where crowds gather to
pelt each other with grapes.
seemallorca.com
SPA IN
SEP 27-28
ALBUQUERQUE
INTERNATIONAL
BALLOON FIESTA
The amazing sight
of hundreds of
hot-air balloons of
all shapes (left) in
the sky makes this one of the world’s
most photographed events. It’s held
annually in Albuquerque, NewMexico.
balloonfiesta.com
USA
OCT 4-12
PHOTO
CINDY PETREHN AND ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA
LUG AND SIT
When your legs
are killing you and
there’s no seat in
sight, you can just
plonk yourself
on the Samsonite
Marshmallow
(above). Its sturdy
aluminium frame has
been designed to
support the weight
of an adult. The
carry-on sized bag is
available in a range of
fun candy colours.
samsonite.com
NORDIC STRENGTH
Cult Swedish brand
Sandqvist’s new
hard-wearing travel
range promises to
survive the most
punishing trip
without losing an
inch of Nordic style.
Made of a durable
water-resistant
cotton canvas, the
Waxed Canvas series
includes a backpack
(above), a Boston bag
and a messenger bag.
sandqvist.net
CLASSIC BEAUTY
Sporting a repeating
print of an iconic
YSL logo from the
1960s, the Saint
Laurent Monogram
collection of canvas
bags (above) includes
luggage, briefcases,
totes, wallets and
iPad sleeves. A brand
new Saint Laurent
boutique opens
at Singapore’s
Marina Bay Sands in
late October.
ysl.com
SUSHI WRAP
Imagine luggage
coming down a
conveyor belt, clad
in suitcase covers
designed to look like
sushi (above). Found
at Omise Parco at
Narita International
Airport, they come
in four “flavours” –
egg, tuna, salmon
and shrimp.
Terminal 1, 4F
Narita International
Airport,
Tel: 81 476 32 8755
When it comes to
luggage, function can
go together with fun
and style.
these
Bag
So chic and
elegant, this
travel grooming
kit (above) from
New Zealand
apothecary
Triumph &
Disaster just
makes you want
to pack for a trip
immediately.
Slide open the
matchbox style-
case and you’ ll
find all a man needs to
stay fresh and smell good
while on the road: a wash
for both body and hair,
a peppermint-scented
face cleanser, an old-
fashioned shave cream,
and a moisturiser. All in
compact 30ml tubes.
triumphanddisaster.com
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