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Tumi international modem adapter. Plus, E. Braun Vigorub towels reappear, a breakthrough in canvas bags, a steam vacuum perfect for New York nooks...


The Best Bet
Sure, you’ve seen international plug adapters before. But they don’t usually come with a modem adapter that connects your laptop to telephone outlets in more than 80 countries. Tumi’s deluxe kit fits both adapters inside a mesh carrying case, and they’re simply and sleekly designed, too: No fiddling with obscure folding parts; just press a button and slide out the plug you need. Booking those impulsive extra few days away just got easier ($95; 646-613-9101 or