How Do You Capture Moments That Your Camera Misses?

How to Capture Missed Moments It was the most perfect of days – A sky of pale cerulean blue across the horizon rising through wispy white clouds to a deep azure above. And a turquoise sea, which when looking into the sun shimmered and sparkled as though a canopy of diamonds was laid across its […]

Watercolouring her Way Around the World – Interview with Candace

“It’s been 12 years since my last art lesson, but recently I decided to spend less time in front of a [computer] screen when I travel”  When I heard Candace declare this on a video a few years ago my interest was instantly piqued. How many amongst us have also not drawn since primary school? […]

Take a Peek Inside Mary’s Watercolour Travel Journal

Travel Journals are generally a private affair between their creator and its pages – It’s not often one has the opportunity to take a look inside *someone else’s* journal and see how they record their journeys. I’m so grateful to Mary Morris who’s opened some of her watercolour travel journals, created over the years, to let us […]

Why Not Tell Your Story with Doodle Drawings… as Well as Words?

Storytelling in Pictures When introduced to story telling as a child we ‘read’ picture books not through the words on each page, but via the [gorgeous] illustrations that bring the story to life. When we enter primary school we naturally express ourselves and share ideas (however silly) through drawings – But once we hit High School, we’re increasingly ‘taught’ to […]

Travel Notebook

Australia Travel Notebook Published Things always get a bit chaotic here at Journey Jottings when we’re putting out a new product. Once the design is sorted, the practicalities of getting the artwork to press becomes all consuming. Paper samples are fondled and folded and felt for the right feel. Notebooks are for writing so the feel […]

Travel Journal Ideas – Why Write When You Can Have a Travel Story-Map?

When I shared one of my travel journal ideas of a Story-Map Journal I’d kept last year in Europe, there was a buzz of excitement and interest. Certainly, for me, it’s been the most successful travel journal I’ve ever kept. A mere glance at any page brings my travel memories vividly, and instantly, back to life without having […]

Amanda’s Digital Scrapbook – Travel Journal Interviews

Would you like to take a peek inside *someone else’s* travel journal to see how they do it? What quick, simple ways have they developed that could help you record the memories from your trip? This is one in a series of interviews where travellers share with us their fun and varied travel journal techniques – Amanda… […]

Linda’s Story-Map Journal – Travel Journal Interviews

Do you love the idea of reminiscing with a travel journal but after missing a few days feel all is lost? On a recent trip to Europe Linda tried a storyboard / story-map approach to her travel journaling. This is one in a series of interviews with travellers who share with us their fun and varied […]