Make Your Mark: Travel Journals

Make Your Mark: Travel Journals

MaryAnne Petrella
Jul 27, 2011

No matter if you're on the other side of the world or exploring a new corner of the country, there is something to be said about tracking your experience beyond snapshots. Keeping a travel journal is a wonderful, alternative way to archive a journey. Here are just a few potentially perfect places to record your reflections!

As is often the case, look no further than Etsy for a fabulous selection of eco-options and delicious designs!

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1 Map (a notebook), $8.42 from theGiftShed: nothing says travel like a map! Lose yourself in thought between the pages of this Coptic-bound journal, featuring a vintage atlas wrapped cover, and a special discounted price!

2 Eridanus Eco Booklet, $10.00 from NaturesCubbyhole: each notebook in the series features a major constellation punched into its cover. These elegant little books are bound with sustainably harvested hemp yarn and contain pages that are produced from 100% post-consumer materials.

3 Summer Fields Sketchbook, $37.00 from WeeBindery: recycled vintage book covers house crisp new pages just waiting to be filled with your traveler's tales!

4 Road Trip Journal, $25.00 from RedstarINK: this journal is made for memories. Among its pages are interspersed envelopes for collecting ticket stubs and other tiny bits of travel ephemera. Made using a 100% recycled chipboard cover and 50% recycled pages, thoughtfully printed with various roadsign-designs!

5 Doodle and Bead hand-bound journal with beaded spine, $40.00 from krispix: high quality archival recycled paper nestled between graphic original drawing prints. We love the small beads incorporated into the binding. Such an elegant attention to detail.

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