8 Best Travel Journals
Travel journals are a great way to document the highlights of your travels and adventures, whether you are staying at the most luxurious hotels or wandering off the grid to remote locations. Travel journals can encourage you to slow down and make your journey more meaningful. Modern day travels can often be fast-paced and when you return home you are left with photos that can be easily forgotten as you swiftly move on to your next adventure. Why not record your memories the traditional way and keep note of all the little mementos along the way. Travel journals can be a treasured and also passed down generations to tell stories of travels in your lifetime. Here are our hand-picked luxury travel journals to take with you:
1Smythson : Off the Beaten Track Soho Travel Journal
Rooted in deep heritage, Smythson represent over 130 years of British luxury leather goods at their most refined, with an enduring dedication to unrivalled craftsmanship, this extends even as far as luxury leather travel journals. Smythson has long catered to the highly discerning, from European Royalty and the Indian Maharajas.
Panama leather has become a Smythson icon, borrowing its telltale cross-grain texture from our famous Panama diary, designed by Frank Smythson in 1908. Lightweight, flexible and hard-wearing, just like its namesake, this calf leather beautifully combines form and function.
2Papier : All Abroad Foiled Travel Journal
Papier’s foiled travel journals have pages to plan and remember special trips big and small. The travel journal is separated into six journeys, with space to scribble budgets, itineraries, packing lists and everything you’ll need to feel organised. As you travel, record your favourite memories with pages to journal, scrapbook and write highlights. There are even travel games to fill time on long journeys. Wherever you go is up to you.
3Write To Me : Our Travels
Create a story book of the adventures you go on in writing and photos. Document special trips or experiences that collectively tell the journey of moments to be remembered forever. A treasure to be loved and passed down that tells that story of travels in your lifetime. Create a family heirloom by documenting in words and photos time spent travelling together as a family. These adventures can then be recollected in all the years to come.
4Moleskine : Traveller’s Journal
Passion Journals allow you to capture and log the things which matter most to you. Choose between eight themes depending on your interests; each one is packed with practical information and structured sections to prompt you as you document what you love. Over time, your Passion Journal will grow into a personalized record of your favourite pastimes and key life moments.
5The British Craft House : Custom Map Travel Journal
The best travel journals are the one that are custom-made to your adventures. Whether it is a map journal or sketchbook, The British Craft House hand bound in leather. You can choose every element of your Journal, the leather colour, Maps you would like included (UK and Worldwide) and closure type. You can also have pockets, an expanded spine if you wish to add inclusions into your Journal. Even paper type for A5P journals.
These make great gifts for travellers, walkers, adventurers, memory Journals, unusual and personal gifts and one of a kind gifts.
6Wolf and Badger : World Travels Pocket Notebook
This travel journal by Wolf and Badger is the perfect smart pocket journal. Embossed in gold, the wanderlust edition for the mover and shakers of the world. Your passport gets stamped at every airport, so should your memory bank with each new adventure.
72 cream pages, gold gilded and unlined. Each travel journal has a grosgrain ribbon page marker. Handmade using traditional bookbinding techniques in England by classically trained bookbinders and 100% vegan.
7Aspinal of London : A5 Leather Journal
A5 Refillable Journal from Aspinal of London is a leather travel journal handcrafted in England from full-grain leather. Choose between blank or lined paper to best suit your needs, and simply replace with a new refill pad when all your pages are complete. One of the best travel journals to jot down your daily thoughts, to-do lists and personal notes. Personalize with initials, names, or your country of adventure.
8Fortnum & Mason : Leather Travel Journal, Eau de Nil
Designed and bound in England exclusively for Fortnum’s, our Eau de Nil Travel Journal is perfectly suited to documenting treasured memories and planning upcoming events. Impeccably presented in refined top grain, soft-feel leather, the contents include ample space for itinerary plans – from locations of interest to places to stay and where to eat – raised banding on the spine and gold embossing on the cover. It is the perfect gift for keen travellers and anyone about to embark on an intrepid adventure.