Travel April 2012

Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Alanna Weissman

Trips Made Easy
Although adventurous, long
road trips can be difficult
with little ones in tow.
But Kalencom’s portable
toilet, Potette Plus, and
uniquely designed pillow,
the Seat Belt Snoozer, aim to make such
excursions more pleasurable for all. With
lockable legs and a contoured seat, Potette
Plus offers a clean potty for
children. The contraption
folds flat into a carrying bag,
too. Providing a soft, plump
spot for a child’s head, the Seat
Belt Snoozer simply attaches to a
seat belt and is available in pink or red.
Get full details at
Budding Builders
Keep boredom at bay during car, train and
plane rides with Arc-a-Teks toys. Each awardwinning
kit contains more than 40 pieces for
preschoolers to construct two fun characters.
Best of all, each building set is packaged in a
bucket, meaning total transportability. Nurture
the talents of aspiring architects by getting a set
Good to Gogo
Share your vacation plans and organize your
next one with Gogobot. The innovative web
site lets you curate the details of your getaway
as well as view your friends’ itineraries
and travel recommendations, making
customizing your next getaway a cinch. Get
going at
Vacay after Baby
Congratulate new moms with the Push
Present Package at Utah’s Premier Fitness
Camp. The program is designed to help
moms lose baby weight efficiently and enjoyably
thanks to professional fitness and
nutrition training, specially prepared meals
and other features. The trip isn’t just about
working hard to achieve a hard body, of
course. New mothers receive massages,
accommodations with a private executive
room and additional perks. Give the perfect
present at
Excursion Pals
Traveling with your tyke
can provide plenty of laughs
and strengthen the parentchild
bond. For suggestions
for trips to a slew of cities
across the United States and
Europe to suit you and your mini me, get the
updated version of A Kid, A Grown Up & A
Travel Bug: A You-Can-Do-It Travel Guide
for One-on-One Getaways With Your Child
(BookSurge Publishing). The tome also
packs plenty of tips on what to do and see
in each locale. Learn more about the Travel
Bug Series at

This column appeared in the April 2012 issue.