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
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.
Spain’s capital brims with historical sites, tapas and neighborhoods to explore. Home to world-class art museums, breathtaking architecture and a spectacular dining scene, Madrid is a feast for all senses. If you only have two days to explore the city, don’t worry. We spoke with Four Seasons Hotel Madrid’s concierge team to give you the best insight for your short trip to Madrid.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
For travelers looking for a dessert escape this holiday season, Oasis at Death Valley awaits. Ancient waters bubble up from the ground to support an entire ecosystem at Oasis at Death Valley, a secluded resort tucked into the dramatic desert setting off Death Valley National Park.