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Traveler Leather Journal Series

Traveler Leather Journal Series

Regular price $45.00 USD
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The journal that started it all. Isaac handcrafted the first Traveler as his personal journal. He needed something travel-ready—a journal tough enough to make any trek. The Traveler Journal represents what Rustico is all about: exploring and creating. So, get out there, let your adventure begin, and use our original journal for capturing your most important moments. This leather bound journal will be with you every step of the way and it’s now available in 4 sizes and 2 versions! 

Pro EditionDo more with the pro. With a built-in pen loop, bookmark, interior pocket, and extra pages, we’ve added more functionality. 

Product Details

Standard Edition Pocket notebook dimensions: 3.5” x 5.5” with 96 pages
Small notebook dimensions: 5” x 6.5” with 160 pages
Medium notebook dimensions: 6” x 8” with 160 pages
Large dimensions: 7” x 9” with 160 pages
Thick, rough-cut, blank pages
70 lb. paper
Handsewn spine
Flap-tie closure
Made from top-grain cowhide leather

Pro Edition Pocket notebook dimensions: 3.5” x 5.5” with 128 pages
Small notebook dimensions: 5” x 6.5” with 224 pages
Medium notebook dimensions: 6” x 8” with 224 pages
Large dimensions: 7” x 9” with 224 pages
Thick, rough-cut, blank pages
70 lb. paper
Handsewn spine
1 interior pocket
1 elastic pen loop
1 elastic bookmark
Flap tie closure
Made from top-grain cowhide leather

Gift Wrapping

When you choose to gift wrap a Rustico product, we carefully wrap with eco-friendly FSC Certified paper in a sturdy kraft box filled with crinkle paper and tied with 100% jute twine. You can add gift wrapping to each product where it is available in your cart. You can also upgrade it to include a laser-engraved message on a wooden tag. Click the "+ Gift Options" button above to learn more.


To see more details about how your personalization will appear on this product, use the "+ Personalize" button above. Personalizations are laser engraved in your choice of several fonts. See some examples Please note that we can engrave text and numbers only and not emoji's or other non-standard characters.


Length: 8 in

Width: 1.5 in

Height: 6.5 in

Care Instructions

Chemicals will weaken the leather over time. Be patient. Its ruggedness will grow in character with you.

Don't be afraid of a scuff. Lick your finger. Rub it in. The oils from your skin shape the patina's look over time. So go ahead. Handle it!

Avoid leaving leather for extended periods of time in direct sunlight or extreme heat. We recommend Rustico's Custom Designed Leather Cleanerfor additional leather cleaning and conditioning.

Shipping & Returns

Many of our items are hand-made to order. To ensure the careful quality for which we’re known, it takes us some time to craft, package, and ship handmade or personalized items from our workshop. International orders will ship using the method quoted at checkout. International delivery times vary depending on the customs office of the arrival country and may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees which are the responsibility of the buyer. Customs vary widely from country to country, so please contact your local customs bureau for more information. Generally for large value shipments, you are required to pay an entry fee, plus a certain percentage of the value of the order.Rustico will not be held liable for shipments that are lost or stolen. You may add our shipping warranty to your cart at checkout in order to protect against incidents such as this.If your order has not shipped and you would like to cancel it, you may do so within 24 hours of ordering. In times of high volume, such as during the holiday season, this time may be reduced to 12 hours.Please account for the above details when placing an order. For more information you can view our full shipping and returns policy here.

California Proposition 65

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer.  For more information go to

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Customer Reviews

Based on 125 reviews
A. Benson (Las Vegas, US)
Gift for Dad

He loved it - the quality, the personalization, and especially that it was made in the USA. Will be back for more!

Chrisoula Dimakas (Manhattan, US)

I ordered the journal. When it arrived, it wasn’t as expected. Leather was not fine and soft. The extra pocket was nothing that could be used for disappointing expected something better for the amount of money I spend. I’m trying to return it, but the company is refusing to respond.

Connie Holiday (South Bend, US)
Wonderful little book

The leather and the pages really are beautifully designed. It just feels really good- can’t wait to start using it.

C B (Manhattan, US)

It’s definitely not what I imagined. Personally, I could probably pick this up at Barnes & Noble for $30 not the 60 that I paid for. I ordered the pro because I wanted the inside pocket and I also wanted the pen holder. Well to my surprise the inside pocket is ridiculous and there is no place to put your pen. I ordered a small size. It’s very disappointing.

Carly Folsom (Cape Girardeau, US)
Exactly What I’d Hoped For!

This journal is an example of such great workmanship! The pages are so satisfying to write on. The binding is done well. I am very satisfied with my purchase!

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