good topic. i trudge along my suitcase full of clothes....one extra uniform set, clothes to hang out in (lounging around the room) & nicer clothes, too. always jeans and a pair of shorts, things to work out in (shirt, shoes, and shorts), underwear/shirts/socks, nicer, non-uniform shoes or nice tennis shoes and swim trunks when i know the layover will call for it.
miscellaneous stuff includes....toiletries (including my own shampoo...as i've found using different hotels stock every morning destroys my hair), non-greasy hand & face moisturizer, sample-sized air fresheners from bath & body works (for fhe lavs, as needed), six million pens/pencils, my appointment book, the most current bid packet, a book or two, sunscreen (again, when the layover calls for it), serving apron, announcement book in the back pocket of my pants at all times in case of brain-fartage, special notes from my special guy, my photo album, my passport, my camera (and extra batteries & the charger), sunglasses, extra empty zip-lock bags, vitamins, my journal, flight attendant handbook & manual, service guidelines booklet, cell phone (and charger), and my wallet (heavily-laden with more $1 bills than i've ever carried in my life).
i will usually pack and bring my own food for all my trips, too...i just bought one of those vacuum-sealing food storage devices that have really helped me out in that respect! cook it, bag it, vacuum it, freeze it, and off i go
...and i think that's about the highlight of it
It's an entirely different kind of flying; all together.