Travel writing can be hard if you don’t know where to start. So if you’re wondering how to write a travel journal – then this post is a great place for you to begin.
Did you know that studies have shown that handwriting improves brain function in various ways? Apparently cursive handwriting is particularly beneficial. So when you write your next travel story, leave that laptop closed and pick up a pen!
It doesn’t really matter if you’re writing a travel journal for yourself or if you’re looking to get your travel story published. With the writing advice below, you will for sure become a better storyteller. Let’s get writing!
TIP: For a complete list of our favourite travel journals and scrapbooking supplies, have a look at the bottom of this article!
BEST BOOKS ON TRAVEL WRITING
* The Soul of Place: A Creative Writing Workbook by Linda Lappin
* Lonely Planet Travel Writing by Don George
* On Writing by Stephen King (general writing tips)
* The Art of the Travel Journal by Abbey Sy
JOURNALING & TRAVEL WRITING ADVICE
DEFINITION OF TRAVEL WRITING
According to the dictionary, travel writing is “a genre of writing in which the author describes places they have visited and their experiences while travelling”.
It sounds simple, but as we all know, travel writing is a bit more than just describing what you did in a place you visited. It’s so easy to become repetitive when writing “and then we did this…”, “and then we did that…”
That’s why in this article, I would love to show you how to make a travel story more interesting to read. My best tip? It’s to W R I T E !
TRAVEL WITHOUT LEAVING HOME?
You don’t always need to be physically on the road to enjoy the beauty of destinations from all around the world!
From vintage travel posters to beautifully displayed souvenirs and home decor items inspired by your favourite places and from travel journals and crafts to exploring world recipes, music and dance.
With our creative articles you’ll get some fresh ideas on how to bring the world closer to the comforts of your own home.
Just WRITE? This is what I mean with that:
The “W” stands for: What happened? When did it happen?…
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