70 ideas for your Travel Journal

Have you ever wanted to preserve and immortalize each and every moments of your travels? Every sight, smell or sound?

Believe me, travel journal is an amazing way to do so! You can capture each and every feel of your amazing journey with just a page and paper.

Here are 70 ideas for your travel blog to get started. Enjoy!

Before Going…

•Where are you going?

•Why are you going there?

•What is the meaning of the name of the place?

•Why do you think that name was given?

•How do you think the place will look like?

•What do you want to do there?

•Is there something you’d want to avoid?

About The Trains, Planes or Buses

•How are you going to the station or port or airport? By foot? By cycle? By cabs?

•How is the station like? Is there anything special?

•How do you feel when you are at the station? Impatient? Excited? Suspenseful?

•Describe any random stranger.

•Stations or ports or airports are lively places. Is there anything exciting happening there?

•Are you late or before time?

•  How is your train/bus/plane/ship? Comfy?

•Who’s sitting beside you?

•How long is your journey?

•What are you doing in your journey?

•What is the scene out of the window?

•Did you eat something in your journey? How was it like?

At the Destination

•Has your train/plane/ship/bus arrived on time?

•What’s your first thought after reaching your destination?

•How does the air smell like? Polluted? Fresh?

•How is the weather like? Humid? Cold?

•What scenes do you see first?

•What are first sounds you hear? Factory groans? Gurgling river? Birds?

•What is the first thing you eat? How does it taste like?

•Where are you going to stay? Hotel? Homestay? Friends’ home? Holiday home?

•How far is your residing place?

•How will you reach there?

At the Residing Place:

•Who was the first person you met at your residing place? Staff? Hotel manager? Friend?

•Describe the room you’re staying in

•Describe the view out of room window

•What does your room smell of? Sea-salt? Wood?

•Write something about people you met at that place

Localities

•How is the locality like? Villages? Slum? City?

•How are the local people like? Smiling? Frowning?

•What are the local foods?

•What is the dominant taste? Sweet? Spicy?

•What do the locals wear?

•Is there anything unique about the local culture?

•What are the local religious buildings? Churches? Mosques? Temples?

•How does the local market look like?

Meals

•Where are you having meals? At the same place where you’re staying? At some other restaurant?

•Who served you food? Yourself? Your friend? A waiter?

•Describe the ambience of your meal times

•Who is eating with you? •What are you eating?

•What are you discussing between your meals?

•Do you like the food? What do you like or hate most among them?

•What are you going to do after meal?

Day Out

•Describe what you did in the whole day

•Where did you went?

•What did you eat?

•What activities did you perform?

•What part did you like the best?

•What part did you like the worst?

•Who  travelled with you?

•How was the weather like?

•Where did you stop for breathers?

•What places did you went? By what? Why?

•Did you meet any new people? If yes, describe them

Returning Home

•How are you feeling now as the trip is over? Relief? Sad?

•How are you going home? By bus? By train?

•How did you say goodbye to your new friends or neighbours?

•Describe your journey home

•What was the best part of the trip?

•What was the worst part of the trip?

•Did any place or destination surprise you?

•Did you learn any lesson?

•Describe an unforgettable moment

Is there something you will really miss back at home?

•Compare your home and the destination

So here you go! Thanks for staying along me for so long! Hope you enjoyed these ideas! Have fun writing!

P. S. I shall be grateful to hear from you too, like suggestions and stories!