Whether you want to preserve your memories after you’ve settled back at home or while you’re still out on the road, there are some great ways to hang on to those memories in creative and easy ways.
Travel boxes. Purchase a plain wooden box or find a container you already have, throw some paint on it, mark it for a location and place items from that place in the box — tickets, souvenirs, coins, and other nic nacs will be perfectly suited for this option! Not to mention great talking pieces and a visual representation of your memories.
Scrapbook. This is one of the most fun and creative options for keeping your travel memories alive! Not only can you re-live your memories while you put it together, it’s a great piece to have to show friends and family and it will last as an amazing travel artifact for many years to come!
Journal. Not only is this a wonderful way to log your memories as they happen on the road, it’s also a great time waster for when you’re in airports, bus stations or have a lazy day around the hotel or beach. What makes this such a unique option is that it allows you to capture the moment and how you are feeling virtually as things happen. Having the ability to write as well as put tickets and other papers in a journal is wonderful! Bring a small roll of tape or a glue stick and paste those memories right there as you go!
Photo wall. In such a photo-centered world, photos and photo sharing are huge. As you traveled, you probably took some amazing photos and printing those out and putting them somewhere is the next step. These days, there are so many easy, affordable options for printing out pictures, including those from social media platforms such as Instagram. Print out small photos and frame them up to look at and reminisce over constantly.
World map. A classic option for a simple display of all of your travels. Include pins with photos attached and you have an easy way to display some of your best pictures and memories!
Collection. This is a very popular form of memory preservation for many travelers. Whether it’s patches, coffee mugs, stickers, or any other small nic nac that you like to pick up around the world, there are creative options to display them. Take this collection of sand from around the globe, for example. Creative, easy and and simple to display — this is just a glimpse of the many ways that you can turn those memories into something tangible at home!