Travelling is not all about spending money to be in a place you have dreamt of. It is also about making memories that you can reminiscent later. People travel with different reasons so they do it in different ways. It also means every traveler has their own in preserving their travel memories. Some of them like taking pictures of themselves in touristy spots. Others like making journal filled with the story of how they explore the place they visit. It is about personal preference and you can do it your own way.
How to capture travel memories
There are many creative ways for you to capture the memories of your travel. Every memory is precious so it is such a waste if you don’t preserve them. You can use your own style in capturing travel memories. If you have passion in photography, you can use pictures as a way to preserve your travel memories. It is one of the most common ways but it never gets old. Here are other ways you can capture your memories of your travels:
– You can make your own memory box. This may sound childish but it will always be fun when you open it. You can choose a box in a form you like. You can also decorate the box to your liking like repainting it or add some ornaments to make it look more travel-style. Then, you can put different memories from specific travel or countries you went to. It can be anything such as tickets, souvenirs, photos, etc. it doesn’t have to be big or expensive, just something that can remind you of a place of experience of the trip.
– A travel journal is also a good idea to preserve your travel memories. You can write anything you want whether about your impression of the place or what you did during the trip. You can write a full page of every trip or just a simple sentence. You don’t have to be fluent in creative writing to make a travel journal. Just do it your way so when you open the page years later, you still remember the memories clearly because you write using your own style and perspective.
– You can also use souvenir to preserve your travel memories. Instead of buy different souvenir from different trips, you can purchase the same type of souvenirs no matter what places you visit. For example, you can buy magnets or postcards whenever you travel. They can be precious collection even though it is something simple.
– Instead of keeping the pictures of your trips in your memory card, you can print them and make them a bit crafty. You can use them to decorate the wall. You can also use Polaroid to take pictures during your travel and print them. Write memorable notes on the picture and hang them on your wall. This may be simple gesture but it is getting hard to find printed pictures these days. You can use this opportunity to be more creative with your travel memories.