Victoria's Top 10 Summer Travel Essentials

Victoria's Top 10 Summer Travel Essentials

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, and Food BloggerVictoria Cheng

A filmmaker who loves food, makeup, self-care, and adventures. She's a huge enthusiast of minimalistic items and cute finds.

Now that summertime is rearing its head, short travel plans may be on your mind. And when you travel, besides clothing, sunscreen, and some snacks, there are plenty of things you need to think about bringing with you. Then there are also things that aid you in relaxing on your vacation. 

To help you prepare some goods you may want to bring with you next time you travel, we asked lifestyle blogger, Victoria (@victoreeuh_) for her recommendations. She says: "This list has plenty of my summer essentials, ranging anywhere from beauty to camera essentials, and even essentials you didn't even know you needed!"

  • Last updated: 06-29-2021
Table of Contents

Victoria Cheng's mybest

Clio ProfessionalKill Cover Glow Cushion

04 Ginger


CanonPowerShot Digital Camera (G7 X Mark II)



Charles DuhiggThe Power of Habit



CadenCamera Backpack



Aloe and Tea Flowers


TocessBig Hair Claw Clips

4 pack


innisfreeGreen Tea Moisture Balancing Toner


Viktor & RolfEau de Parfum Spray

Petite Flowerbomb


BluehornAluminum Alloy Selfie Stick


Homemaid LivingBamboo Bathtub Tray


Victoria Cheng's mybest Summary

Even though summer can be humid and hot, it's also the perfect time to soak up the sun's rays, relax, and have fun. For some, it's also the best time to travel! Each of the items on this list should help you really enjoy your vacation time, whether you plan on going away, taking relaxing evening walks, Instagrammable photos, or just pampering yourself.

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