Travel journals, photo books, story maps and more travel memory makers

When you travel the world, how do you remember the experiences you have? I was chatting with some fellow bloggers about this recently and these conversations reminded me just how many variations on a travel journal there are. Gone are the days when a simple handwritten travel diary was the only … [Read more...]

My first travel journal entries – a trip to Kalbarri, aged 8

Did you keep a travel journal (or just an everyday diary) when you were a child? I have various diaries and journals from many times of my life and I actually love looking back on them - most often because they make me laugh, but they're also a great way to remind me of forgotten events of the past, … [Read more...]

Sunset cliches: how to make your travel journal interesting enough to read again

(Edit: My online course Travel Journal School is not currently open for enrolments - but you can sign up for the mailing list to be advised when this happens next.) Ever written about a sunset in your travel journal? Chances are that you mentioned the standard yellow/orange/pink/red colours … [Read more...]

Travel journal confession: I totally resented my trip diary and never finished it!

(Edit: My online course Travel Journal School is opening again soon for enrolments - you might like it!) Oh, irony of ironies. Some of you may know I have run a travel writing for fun course here in Perth for the last few years. I talk a lot about the best ways to write your travel journal so … [Read more...]