Travel Essentials with Lo & Sons

I’ll be heading to Seattle for work next week and since we’re entering in to one of the most traveled times of the year, I thought it was the perfect time to share a few of my Spring/Summer travel essentials.

As a self-proclaimed homebody, traveling.. although incredibly fun, can also feel a bit daunting. Between packing, checking flights, arranging rides to the airport and everything in between, it gets a tad stressful! But if I know that I’ll be traveling with everything that I need, the whole traveling process seems to run a bit more smooth. I did some light traveling in 2016 and noticed there were several areas that lacked. So, I spent the last few weeks scouring the internet for the perfect travel essentials to add to my lineup and I think I’m all set to go!

Travel Essentials

Lo and Sons Catalina Deluxe in Small: One of the biggest areas that was lacking from my travel set-up was a carry-on tote that was big enough to pack all of the necessities, but small enough to bring on a flight. Enter the Lo & Sons Catalina Deluxe in size small.

I love this bag for so many reasons, but I’ll highlight just a few. It has a quality canvas material, it’s just the right size with the perfect amount of compartments, the customer service is amazing, it’s super versatile, and it’s the cutest tote that I own! And the BEST part? It comes with a secret compartment. The underside of the bag has a zipper compartment perfect for storing shoes, an extra outfit, toiletries, or basically anything you want to keep separate from the main part of the bag. Genius. Since this will be my in-flight bag while traveling to Seattle, I plan to store an extra pair of clothing in that downstairs compartment (you never know if your bags will get lost…always have to be prepared)!

I am obsessed with this bag and I’m already envisioning all of the fun, Summer places I’ll take her too. The beach? The lake? SF? Tahoe? So many! If you’re looking for a cute, quality bag for this Summer definitely consider the Catalina Deluxe.

Toiletry Bag (in black): I’ve been using my mom’s old toiletry bag for years and years, one of those hanging toiletry bags that rolls up and gets packed full of far too many unnecessary products just because I have the space. Well, I’ve found that not only has it become too bulky but it’s so old and dingy that I needed a new one. I found this one, which is a bit more compact with ample amount of storage because of all the compartments. Are you seeing a theme? Girlfriend luuuvs compartments.

GoToob Travel Bottles: Meet the perfect shampoo, conditioner and soap bottles. These are virtually leak-proof with a large opening making it easy to fill with product. Also, the material of the bottles allow you to easily squeeze out every last drop of your product.

Twisty Ties: Between my laptop charger, cell phone charger, kindle charger, and all of the miscellaneous wires that work their way into my suitcase, these twisty ties will be my saving grace.

Ok friends, that sums up all of my new travel essentials that I can’t wait to use on my upcoming trip! Is there anything that I’m missing? What are your must-haves for travel? For more travel-related posts click on over to this space here!

*I was sent the Catalina Deluxe in small from Lo & Sons at no cost in exchange for a blog post. All opinions are my own*

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