Pictures and passport stamps help travelers remember details, but the feelings experienced during a trip are harder to recall with time. Travel journals offer the opportunity to record first thoughts in a new city and remember every quirky character in detail. Here are five whimsical travel journals perfect for remembering the emotions, conversations and people you can only experience while exploring.
With the Listography Travel Journal explorers can organize and record trips by making lists. In addition to prompts like “Things I Do While Traveling but Not at Home” and “Things I’ve Experienced/ Hope to Experience,” the journal also includes fun checklists and quirky illustrations. $16.95
The Ticket Stub Diary is the ideal place to store everything from museum tickets to theater pamphlets. With acid-free pages and margins big enough to write in, this diary makes it easy to see and remember favorite vacation activities. $12.00 and available on Amazon.
The Worldly Travel Planner allows wanders to plan trips on monthly calendars and has enough room for sketching or journaling. The hardcover journal is covered with pictures of iconic travel monuments while inspiring travel quotes line the inside. $14.95
The Travel Journal breaks the mold. The 64-page notebook comes with travel tips and eight-miniature scratch- off maps so one never has to search too far for a visual reminder of their trip. $27.30 and available on Amazon.
The Journey Journal is for the crafty traveler. This slim notebook is covered in a map and includes loose string and fasteners so travelers can trace their vacation through any country. Each journal has enough space to record a two-week trip and can be customized with a map of Europe, Australia or the United States. $18.00
Rome is one of Europe’s most-visited destinations (if not the top-visited destination) and at no time is this more evident than in the summer. School tour groups, retirees and backpackers descend upon the ancient city in droves, making a leisurely walk through Trastevere a distant hope. But if you find yourself in Rome and face crowds of epic proportions, here are a few ways to get away from the masses and enjoy Rome as more of a vacation destination than a tourist trap.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
The more you travel, the more you learn about what works for you in terms of packing, preparing, lodging, locations and more, so it’s inevitable you’ll develop your own cache of travel tips likely to result in the most enjoyable experience for you. But when it comes to the broader travel community, there are some tips and tricks that can apply to any traveler. Here are a few that can help you progress toward expert travel status.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Visiting distant locations is no longer enough for the modern traveler. Travelers no longer look to simply check famous landmarks off their bucket lists, they are looking for unique experiences, a way to immerse themselves in a culture. Traveling Spoon is leading the way by creating a unique experience that gives adventurers, especially avid foodies, a whole new perspective on a destination.