Travel Journal - A5 Antique Oak


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The Aussie Travel Journal

The Ideal Travelling Companion!

Includes a Travel pocket for phone, momentos, tickets, keepsakes or ...

The same great qualities of my classic handcrafted leather journal but specially designed with a handy traveller's pocket.

The Aussie Travel Journal benefits:

  • Inside 8cm leather side pocket to hold those small items that we need while travelling: tickets, directions etc as well as small notes & keepsakes from loved ones
  • Will also hold most phone sizes - up to 17cm high (will also depend on thickness)
  • Flexibility - the soft leather covers tuck nicely into backpacks, bags and pockets (unlike hard cover books)
  • The hand stitched pages result in a stronger journal than glued books
  • Pages lay flat for easy writing - NO spiral bindings
  • Wrap your journal closed to prevent accidental openings
  • The kangaroo leather wrapping strap is a little piece of Australia if you are travelling abroad

The Treasured Qualities of a Handcrafted Journal

Hand stitched leather journals have a magical quality!  Used for hundreds of years, you can feel this tradition when you hold one.

Handcrafted in the style of an earlier era, each journal is a work of art and signed by the Binder.  Read about the Leather Journal story here...>

  • Quality leather handcrafted cover
  • Kangaroo leather wrap around strap with leather top
  • 144 pages
  • Italian paper in ivory creme
  • 90gsm paper weight
  • Hand folded and pierced
  • Hand stitched with hand painted thread
  • Signed by the Binder
  • Totally handmade by a book lover in Australia
I make each journal in my studio in Victoria, Australia and aim to create a small work of art to be treasured for many years.  I discretely sign each journal on the last page to authenticate my work.
A5 is a very popular size.  Favoured for it's ease of portability while still allowing plenty of room for lots of writing, sketches, keepsakes and personal style within the pages.
Ideal for writers, poets, song writers, travel thoughts, sketches, journal keepers and all those who love to keep treasures within pages of books!  
And of course - the perfect companion for sharing your story while sitting under your favourite tree, or discreetly in the back of that wonderful cafe where the coffee is as rich as the constant evolving cast of characters.

Antique Oak Brown Leather

This journal is made from the beautiful Antique Oak Brown Aniline leather.  Soft and supple it has unique characteristics that give each piece its individual look.  And it also ages with use so that it continues to delight over the years.

Personalise This Journal

Title Page

The journal can be personalised with a Title Page printed with a name, a quote or both. Add a personalised title page to this journal ...>


Add initials to this journal with blind debossing.  Beautiful brass letters are heat stamped into the leather to create a timeless and elegant impression. Add a monogram here...

And you are supporting and enabling an Artisan Tradition to continue! 

From the Maker's Hands to Yours.

A labour of Pride & Love!

Thank You!








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  • 5
    Travel Journal A5 Antique Oak

    Posted by Megan Novy on 27th Aug 2019

    What a beautiful handmade gift. I bought it for a present, arrived beautifully wrapped so it was all ready to take. I also got it monogrammed so it was even more personal. A gift that was well received by the recipient.

  • 5
    Travel Journal

    Posted by Alison on 25th Jul 2019

    Beverley was so helpful when choosing the personalisation style for the travel journal. The process from beginning to end was efficient and friendly. The journal itself was beautifully wrapped and I’m so excited at giving it to my daughter for her 21st birthday !

  • 5
    Travel Journal - A5 Antique Oak

    Posted by Ronia on 11th Apr 2019

    Absolutely beautiful! Was given as a wedding anniversary gift. The feel and leather smell are incredible. It has so much personality. The paper quality is really good. The customer service has been amazing, was shipped out promptly and arrived on time , beautifully wrapped. Beverley answered all my questions and was very helpful. I had the journal embossed which gave it the perfect touch. If your looking for that something special, that is vintage and will last forever look no further!
    Thanks again

  • 5
    Travel Journal Gift

    Posted by Gabrielle on 19th Mar 2019

    This travel journal was made as a gift for my daughter. It was beautifully made, and my daughter loved it. Beverley was very helpful in showing me all the different aspects of design and in helping with my decisions. She was happy to answer all my questions. The presentation box was also gorgeous. I will definately return for other orders in the future.

  • 4
    Travel Journal - A5 Antique Oak

    Posted by Ian Bannister on 17th Sep 2018

    Beautifully hand crafted.

  • 5
    A5 journal

    Posted by Tanjil on 11th Jun 2018

    Beautiful finish and perfectly handcrafted.. It's beautiful. Thankyou.

  • 5
    Travel Journal Embossed

    Posted by Barry Fletcher on 30th May 2018

    We purchased this item for our grandson who turned 18 and intends to travel.We are all very delighted with the quality presentation and the very practical use.
    We will be recommending BookSeed to all our friends .

  • 5
    Travel Journal

    Posted by Helen on 24th Apr 2018

    I have made a number of orders with Bookseed and always have been very happy with both the service and attention to detail. A very beautiful, unique product each time and made with a great deal of care. Thank you Beverley!!!!! Highly recommended

  • 5
    Travel Jounal - Antique Oak

    Posted by Maureen Neeling on 28th Dec 2017

    A beautiful piece of craftsmanship. I love this. Will definitely order from here again.
    Service was outstanding. Thankyou.