Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Must-Have Bags for Summer Travel

Over the last few years, my career has required quite a bit of travel. I guess I can add "professional packer" to my resume. I've learned what essentials I should include in the my suitcase, and which items I should leave at home. Here's a compilation of my most favorite travel bags. They have been lifesavers, making travel much more comfortable and organized:

a. Longchamp Le Pliage Shoulder Tote - I can't go anywhere without this bag! Serves as a perfect carry-on, and I often carry accessories I'm afraid will get crushed in my suitcase (i.e. purses, shoes). Additional colors available.

b. BH Cosmetics Bag -  A large makeup bag always come in handy. It typically holds all my toiletries, skin care products, hair products, etc.

c. Travel Jewelry Roll Organizer - I like to have options, especially when it comes to jewelry. Keep your accessories organized and tangle-free!

d.  Drawstring Laundry Bag - The little plastic bags in the hotel rooms are never roomy enough. A laundry bag is always with me so I can separate worn from unworn clothing in my suitcase.

e. Cath Kidston Bleached Flowers Shoe Bag - I always pack at least two dust bags to protect my heels. I used to have issues with my shoes getting damaged in my suitcase, until I purchased these.

f. Gray Leather iPad Case - Prevent your electronic gadgets from being scratched in your suitcase. Laptops, e-readers, iPads, etc. should all be protected with sleeves and cases.

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What are your top summer travel essentials?



  1. All of these bags are great! I really like the Longchamp. It's classic!

    1. I have a medium longchamp and I'm tempted to purchase a larger size...definitely my "go-to" travel bag! xo, tasha

  2. Professional packer - I like that job. The jewelry organizer looks very convenient.
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    1. Me too! Possible new career path.. think people would pay me to pack for them? lol. xo, tasha

  3. i am definitely going to keep these in mind! i love traveling, but i absolutely hate packing! i always end up taking more than i really need, haha! ;)

    <3, Mimi
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    1. Mimi, Surprisingly, I love packing! I just hate unpacking when I've come back home from a trip ;) xo, tasha

  4. Hey love! Found your blog through Being Greek - so excited to connect with fellow Greeks! I look forward to learning more about you! I hope you'll check out my blog too!

    Keep Shining & NPCLove,

    1. Thanks for visiting Meghan! I'm excited as well to connect with Greek bloggers and look forward to being involved with Being Greek! xo, tasha

      Ps. Love your blog! ;)

  5. I got a jewelry roll organizer as one of my birthday gifts 2 years ago - and it has been a real life safer for travelling! WOW~ it's one of those things that I never thought of buying but apparently real good bang for your buck =) However, I'm not a great packer at all - unlike you, I tend to totally stuff everything in!


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