Travel Journaling Prompts – to use when writing postcard journal entries.
20 travel journaling prompts that you can use. You don’t have to travel overseas or interstate. You might be happy to catch a bus or train or simply drive to a nearby town or city and write postcards to store in sleeves in your journal.
- Top 5 moments from my day.
- What I ate today.
- Most surprising sight, smell, sound or taste from my trip so far.
- What do I hear, see and smell around me right now?
- What songs/kind of music have I frequently heard?
- Travel advice I’d give a younger me.
- 5 things I’d do while travelling if I knew I wouldn’t fail.
- 5 new experiences I’ve had.
- My packing list for the trip.
- What I wish I’d packed.
- What I wish I’d left home.
- 5 best meals I’ve eaten.
- Prices of items I’ve bought (e.g., snacks, toothpaste, a pen).
- Words I’ve learned in the local language.
- Conversations I’ve engaged in.
- What I’ve found at the grocery store that surprised me.
- Top 5 desserts I’ve eaten.
- Places where I’ve met new people.
- 5 things I’m learning about myself.
- Where I want to travel next.
As homework, I ask members of my face to face class to keep a postcard journal for a week. They can source postcards or buy a special travel journal to keep in their creative medicine bags ready for when they take a trip or go on a mystery tour.