Travel January 2013

Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Kayla Mossien

Take Flight

Approved by the FAA, Baby B’Air Flight Vest is a safe solution for newborns during flights. The device secures bambinos in place on parents’ laps, preventing squirming or potential falling. The Baby B’Air is worn by the infant like a vest and is used by connecting it to a seat belt. Find information at www.babybair.com and purchase retail stores nationwide.

Fun Fact Master

Test your trivia knowledge and challenge friends and family during long road trips with Guessomania. The application features more than 1,000 questions in 14 categories, including music, TV, movies, sports and nature. Earn coins to unlock new fascinating questions and share progress on Facebook. Download the app from the iTunes Store.

Portable Health

While on vacation, it’s important for our bodies to have enough vitamins and minerals to function optimally. alternaVites are small, travel-friendly vitamin packets that require no water and melt on the tongue, making them great for on-the-go excursions. Available in kid and adult formulas, packets provide 23 essential vitamins, including vitamins B and D, in a delicious crystal powder. Sprinkle on yogurts, puddings or smoothies for picky palettes. Find details at www.alternavites.com.

All the Way Play

Keeping kids occupied while en route is easy with Lay-n-Go. Available at www.layngo.com, the play and activity mat engages youngsters. The case acts as a storage and carryall solution in one, making cleanup a cinch with the tug of a cord.

One-Stop Shop

Magellan’s provides useful products for day trips and long getaways. Find everything from stowaway organizers and luggage to packing aids and electronics. Visit www.magellans.com to browse merchandise.

This column appeared in the January 2013 issue.