Traveling for sure is a big part of everyone’s life, and while it’s all about living in the moment, everyone craves to relive the memories once the trip is over. That is why it’s important to have something to hold on to after returning from your vacation. To keep these memories with you forever, we will tell you how to keep your travel memories alive.

There are many different ways people keep a record of their travels. One would be making a video, another a scrapbook, another a photo book, and so on.

Let’s discuss the best methods you can use!

Use Photo Frames

One of the most common ways to keep your memories alive is to use photo frames. Print out your favorite pictures from your journeys and put them into frames. You can put those photos in any room of your house for everyone to see. You’ll have all those moments right in front of you every day, and they’ll remind you of the amazing time you had!

Make Videos

Unlike any other method, videos bring an entirely different effect to your memories. They feel more realistic and help you relive all those amazing moments. Gone are the days of finding video editing a daunting task.

You can use many different tools, such as this video editing software by Movavi. With this, you and your family can watch your travel stories together at your next family gathering!

Make A Scrapbook

If you want to view your holiday like a story, you should opt for making a scrapbook. You’ll have to save all your receipts, tickets, menus, and leaflets from your trip for this to work. You can paste all these things along with photos from your travel on a blank book.

If you want, you can have a theme for your scrapbook.

For example, you can add only neutrals such as while or make it vibrant with all sorts of colors. Paste one paper over the other, leaving room for the viewer to see the paper below clearly. You can even write stories next to the pictures or maybe tell a funny incident alongside one of the other items you pasted.

Once it’s done, you can look at it whenever you want, and it’ll bring back all those details you might have forgotten!

Month 1 & 2 recap of our RTW trip - Guatemala

Make A Photobook

Making a photobook is the most common way of keeping your memories alive.

Remember when you had to get each picture printed separately and arrange them in a photo album? Well, you don’t have to go through the whole process any longer. Now, many websites allow you to create custom photo books with a variety of different styles. Mixbook is one of the best sites you can use. A place where everyone can view this is how to keep reliving all your previous adventures.

Create A Photo Calendar

Creating your own personal photo calendar is a brilliant idea to keep your memories in front of you at all times. If this seems difficult to make, you’ll be happy to know that will do this for you. You need to provide your photos and choose the design you want. You can select desk or easel calendars and start on any month you want.

If you put one of these on your desk, you’ll always be able to view them when you’re working and flip to a new picture every month. This will help you remember all the good times and keep your memories alive.

Photo cards

If you’re going on a very long trip, you can take pictures of all the moments you’d like to remember and send them to yourself in the form of photo cards. You can use to convert your photos to photo cards. You’ll be given a wide range of templates to choose from, and you can customize them however you like.

Once you’ve done that, you can send them to your house address. When you get home from your vacation, you’ll be welcomed with a pile of photo cards. Then, you and your family or friends can go over them and retell all those stories.

Make A Travel Blog

What can capture moments more than a detailed description of the scenery and the events of your holiday? You can make a travel blog and write all about your travels every day of your trip. You’ll be able to remember more details while your memory is still fresh. You can also add pictures of yourself and the places you went to. That’ll help you remember everything when you read your blog months later.

Instagram Posts

It’s one thing to keep these memories for yourself, but it’s much better to inspire others as well. You can take many pictures of all the places you go to and post them on social media. You will be inspiring other people to visit them and make their own memories.

You might also come across other people who have gone to those areas, and you can share your adventures with them. You’ll get to hear their stories as well, so what better way to live these memories again?

Final words

All in all, there are many ways for you to remember your trips. You can use one of the ways mentioned above and keep your travel memories alive. While these work for years and years to come, don’t forget to enjoy your trip and live in the moment!


About Maya Steiningerova

Heyo, I’m Maya! An adventure athlete currently living near the Canadian Rockies with my partner in crime Michal. I love running in the mountains, jumping in the ice cold lakes, mountain biking and trying not so common activities, such as mountaineering. By showing that an ordinary person can live an extraordinary life, my hope is to inspire you to live an adventurous life and provide you with tips and tools for your own adventure.

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