It can be tough to come up with new and interesting things to write about all the time. Here are 125 travel journal prompts to get you unstuck.

If you’re anything like me, you love to travel. You also love to journal about your travels.

Sometimes, it can be tough to come up with new and interesting things to write about.

That’s why I’ve put together a list of 125 travel journal prompts to help you when you’re feeling stuck.

These prompts can help you brainstorm ideas for what to include in your journal.

Whatever it is, getting it down on paper (or in your travel journal) will help you turn your trip from a dream into a reality.

If you’re like most people, the idea of planning a trip can be daunting, including me. There are so many things to think about, from where you’re going to stay to what you’re going to do when you get there. 

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Here are some planning prompts to ease your pain:

Travel Journal Prompts for Planning 

  • What are the must-see attractions in this destination?
  • What are the best places to eat at this destination?
  • What are the best hotels or accommodation options in this destination?
  • What travel insurance do you need for this trip?
  • What are the entry requirements for this destination?.. And of course COVID requirements
  •  What vaccinations do you need for this trip?
  • What currency do you need for this trip?
  • How much money should you budget for this trip?
  • How can you stay safe while traveling to this destination?
  • What are the local customs and etiquette tips you should know about before traveling to this destination?
  •  Who can you contact if you need help while traveling to this destination?
  • What are the best travel tips to know for this destination?

Phew! Once the planning is done, the easiest – in my opinion, is the Travel list Prompts to kickstart the FUN! ­čÖé

Travel list prompts

  •  What are the top 3 places on your travel list and why?
  •  What are your travel essentials- things you can’t leave home without? (Essential packing List)
  •  What are your 3 favorite travel websites?
  •  What are the best travel apps for this destination?
  • What are the best travel books for this destination?
  • What are the best travel hacks for this destination?
  •  What are the best travel websites for this destination?
  • What are the best travel bloggers or influencers to follow for this destination?
  • What are the best travel Instagram accounts to follow for this destination?
  •  What are the best travel YouTube channels to watch for this destination?
  • What are the best travel podcasts to listen to for this destination?
  • What are the best travel Twitter accounts to follow for this destination?
  • What are the best travel Facebook groups to join for this destination?
  • What are the best travel Reddit threads to read for this destination?
  • What are the best travel forums to visit for this destination?
  • What are the best travel articles to read for this destination
  • What are your favorite travel quotes
  • What are your 3 favorite travel songs?
  • What’s your dream travel destination/s?
  • If you could travel with anyone in the world, who would it be?
  • What’s the most unique place you’ve ever stayed?
  • What’s the best travel advice you’ve ever heard?
  • What are the best travel tips you’ve ever received?
  • What’s the worst travel advice you’ve ever received?
  • What are your top 3 travel goals?
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What is your story and emotions on this adventure is what these prompts are about.

Story and experience prompts

  • What was the best trip you ever took? Why was it so special?
  • Share your favorite travel memory
  • Have you ever had a travel mishap? What happened and how did you deal with it?
  • What’s the furthest from your home you’ve ever been? What was it like?
  • What’s the best meal you’ve ever had while traveling? Where was it and what made it so special?
  • What’s the best travel advice you’ve ever received? Who gave it to you and why was it so helpful?
  • What’s the worst travel advice you’ve ever received? Who gave it to you and why was it so unhelpful?
  • Have you ever crossed anything off your travel bucket list? What was it
  • What’s the best travel advice you’ve ever given? Who did you give it to and why was it so helpful?
  • What’s the worst travel advice you’ve ever given? Who did you give it to and why was it so unhelpful?
  • Do you have any travel hacks that make travel easier? What are they and why do they work so well?
  • Have you ever been to a place that surprised you? In what ways were you surprised?
  • What travel trends are you tired of? Why are you tired of them?
  • What travel trends do you love? Why do you love them?
  • What’s the best souvenir you’ve ever brought home from a trip? What made it so special?
  • What’s the worst souvenir you’ve ever brought home from a trip? What made it so unspecial?
  • Do you have any travel superstitions? What are they and why do you believe in them?
  • Have you ever broken a travel superstition? What happened and did you regret it?
  • What’s the best travel advice you’ve ever been given about safety? Who gave it to you and why was it so helpful?
  • What are your favorite travel products and gear?
  • What are your favorite travel books and movies?
  • What are your favorite travel songs and albums?
  • What are your favorite travel TV shows and podcasts?
  • What’s the worst travel advice you’ve ever been given about safety? Who gave it to you and why was it so unhelpful?
  • What’s your favorite thing about traveling?
  • What are your travel highlights?
  • What are your travel lowlights?
  • What are your travel tips and tricks?
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If you want a deeper understanding and are trying to find insight/s these prompts are for you.

Growth Travel Prompts

  • Why do you want to travel?
  • What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done while traveling? Why did you do it?
  • Have you ever had a travel epiphany? What was it and how did it change your travel perspective?
  • How will travel help you grow as a person?
  • What type of traveler are you?
  • What’s the most interesting place you’ve ever visited? Why was it so interesting to you?
  • What are your travel values?
  • What is your travel history?
  • What’s the best travel book you’ve ever read? Why did you like it so much?
  • What’s the best travel movie you’ve ever seen? Why did you like it so much?
  • What’s your favorite travel destination? Why do you like it so much?
  • What’s your least favorite travel destination? Why do you dislike it so much?
  • Why do you love to travel?
  • Do you have any travel bucket list items? What are they and why do you want to do them?
  • What have you learned from your travel experiences?
  • What has travel taught you about yourself?
  • What is your favorite travel memory? Why?
  • What was the best trip you ever took?
  • What was the worst trip you ever took?
  • Have you ever done something while traveling that you later regretted? What was it and why did you regret it?
  • What is your favorite travel destination?
  • What are your least favorite travel destinations?
  • What has been your most challenging travel experience?
  • What has been your most eye-opening travel experience?
  • What has been your most transformational travel experience?
  • What are your travel fears?
  • Have you ever met someone while traveling who changed your life? Who was it and how did they change your life?
  • Have you ever crossed anything off your travel bucket list? What was it and why was it so special?
  • What are your travel hopes and dreams?
  • What is your travel philosophy?
  • How do you plan and prepare for travel?
  • How do you deal with travel setbacks?
  • How do you deal with travel homesickness?
  • Do you have any travel traditions? What are they and why do you do them?
  • If you could travel back in time, where would you go?
  • Are there any places you would never travel to? Why?
  • What’s the most interesting place you’ve ever been?
  • What’s the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you while traveling?
  • What was your most embarrassing travel moment?
  • Have you ever had a travel mishap? What happened?
  • What was the best trip you ever took and why?
  • What was the worst trip you ever took and why?
  • What was the most memorable travel experience you had?
  • What’s the furthest from your home you have ever been?
  • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Whether you use these prompts or come up with your own, don’t be afraid to express yourself in your travel journal. After all, that’s what it’s for!

So let your thoughts and feelings flow freely, and see where they take you. You may just be surprised by what you discover about yourself along the way.

Do you have any other prompts for travel journaling? Feel free to share them in the comments.

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