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Thursday, August 3, 2017

What's In My Carry-On Bag?

As you are reading this, Rudy and I are either on an airplane or are already in Washington! We came to visit our family for a few days to celebrate my niece turning two! We are so excited to be back in Washington. I thought it was only fitting to share with you today a what's in my carry-on bag since I've never shared one like this before. I am using my Fjällräven Kånken Mini backpack in peach pink, duh haha. This bag is fairly new to me and I'm happy to let you know it's cruelty-free! When I got this one of my intentions were to use it as a carry on for this trip and future trips. I've also been using it as my purse. Since it's not a huge bag it's perfect for day to day wear which is the main reason I purchased the mini size. However, don't let the name mini fool you, you can still pack a good amount of things inside of it as you will see. Let me know if you'd like to see an entire review on this bag since I also own it in a different shade. I try to mainly carry essentials like things I'd normally have in my purse along with a few extras like entertainment.
First things first, I always bring my iPad mini with me whenever I'm going to travel. It's so small and it fits basically anywhere. I need this to keep me entertained but especially distracted from flying. Whenever I'm on an airplane I will either read a book on iBooks or watch a movie. For this specific trip, I downloaded the movies Trolls (are you even surprised?), Coraline, and the show Riverdale since I love it so much I'm rewatching it.

I can't forget to bring my earphones especially if I'm planning on watching something on my iPad or phone. Usually when Rudy and I fly we will watch a movie together. This time we remembered to purchase a headphone splitter adapter, that way we are both able to listen to the movie while using our own earphones. I don't know why we didn't get this any sooner.
I like to carry cosmetics bags with me that way I can keep things more organized. The first bag is this Alice in Wonderland cosmetic zipper pouch. In here I keep more of my techy stuff such as chargers for my camera, my phone charger, and a portable charger just in case. I also keep a pen and sharpie with me again in case I may need something to write with since I'm always jotting down ideas for future blog posts.
Inside my second bag, I keep most of my liquids products and some makeup pieces. I have my lip balmhand creamsanitizer, rollerball perfume, concealer, powder, setting spray, mascara and eyelash curler. I bring some makeup in case I decide to make myself look a little more alive.
I always try to have some sort of snacks on me. I have two granola bars in case either Rudy or myself need a snack before arriving at our destination and before we're able to eat some real food.
I have both my prescription glasses and my sunglasses. I always need to have my prescription glasses especially since I get headaches if I go too long without wearing them. I don't always have my makeup on if I'm traveling really early. Our flight was extremely early, having sunglasses to hide from everyone always comes in handy.
Deodorant is definitely a must. I'm the type of person who sweats especially if I'm stressing. This always makes me feel really gross and of course sticky. I've already spoken about this deodorant in a previous post and I mentioned how much I love it. It smells nice and clean, and it's the only deodorant that keeps me dry. Keeping this in my bag will be great especially if I want to freshen up before the plane lands.
Lastly, in my bag, I carry my cameras. These are important items to me I can never travel without either one. I feel more comfortable having them with me at all time. Plus I enjoy taking photos on my camera rather than my iPhone especially while traveling so I don't have to worry about space on my phone. For my Polaroid camera, I make sure to have extra film.
There you have it, my travel essentials. I hope you enjoyed reading this post and hopefully I was able to give you some tips or ideas on what to carry with you next time you travel.

6 comments on "What's In My Carry-On Bag?"
  1. Those are good things to have in your bag. That cookie dough sounds really good.
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    1. It's so delicious and quite filling too.

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  2. I need to purchase one of those earphone splitter, my bf always ends up wanting to hear whatever podcast I am listening to when we travel and I'm always sharing an earphone with him. Happy travels and enjoy yourself!

    Pepper | Peppermintheart

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    1. We were both so excited to use it then fucking Alaska seating. Never again!

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  3. Wow, I'm impressed with all the items you have on the mini backpack. I think you should do a review on it too. (eye emoji) I hope you had a fun in Seattle!

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    1. I had heard mixed reviews on this size but I figured I'd be the judge. Im glad I went with my gut because as you can see a lot can fit. I will definitely do a review, I've been loving this bag as a purse. So convenient.

      Xo

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