I may not be much of a shopper but you can bet I’ll always poke my nose in a book store. And there is always a book store.
Selecting a journal is a personal and sensual experience. The colors of the ink, the scent of oilcloth and leather covers, the textures of papers, the whispers of the pen scraping the pages, all combine in an endless feast of options for the writer. When you have a particular use in mind for your journal, like capturing the details of your travels, the choice becomes more thoughtful.