When travelling you always need "Stuff", you forgot to bring etc. So a new purchase was immanent.
I'm a big fan of Glass kettles, and have a few, (at home) .. so yesterday I picked up one I can recommend ....
The Capresso, H2O Plus.
http://capresso.com/water-kettle-frother-h20-plus.shtml Easy to judge the "Right" amount of boil activity required. .... a good product .. well made and works like a charm.