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Traveler Leather Journal Series

Traveler Leather Journal Series

Regular price $45.00 USD
Regular price $45.00 USD Sale 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 116 reviews
JC (Laveen, US)
Beautiful, classy, timeless

Monogrammed journals were even better than expected. Soft leather, beautiful color. Love the packaging, too, printed with the values of the company. Highly recommend.

Kevin Kelley (Oyster Bay, US)
Travel journal

As with my experience with Rustico the journal is well constructed and pleasing to the eye. It will be my writing companion on my next trip.

Morgan Fricker (Sumter, US)
Very nice

I’ve bought a few different products now and everyone I’ve gotten has always been quality made. You can really tell that Rustico cares for their products and customers.

W.L. Chaparro (Easton, US)
Love them!!!

I love my Rustico Journals. I have been buying these journals for years. Whenever they are on sale, I stack up. If you read the reviews, I am sure you will see several of my reviews around. I have the key chains, wallets, pens, and various style journals. My ultimate favorite and most beloved Rustico journal was and will always be the “Dances with Wolf” Journal. If Rustico ever does a limited time campaing bringing this journal back, I will be first in line.

However, I must admit the “Traveler Journal” has become another of my favorites for several reasons: The page is wide enough to allow for a good sentence but not intimidating. The lenght of the page is just right for some personal musings or to draw something fun, funky, or colorful. The new pocket in the back allows me to carry all the little stickers, quotes, and stuff I like to paste in my journal. I don’t have to worry about those things falling out as they did before. I also like the fact that I can secure my nice pen to the journal.

One thing I wish you guys would improve: The tie is so skimpy I am afraid it will disintegrate. In the original Traveler Journals, the tie is hefty and mines is falling apart. I am about to start using the new Traveler Journals (I ran out of the originals) and I am afraid the tie won't last because of how skimpy they are.

However, other than that, I love these beauties. They go where ever I go. My sister loves them. I have gift them to a few select individuals.

Cynthia Nofi (Atlanta, US)
Wonderful quality

These journals were gifts for our board members. We didn’t want the typical “plaque” that would end up in a drawer, but something they could use and reflect on their time as a board member. The quality is impeccable. The only negative is that we paid for expedited shipping and it was not sent out when it was supposed to be and we were given the run around when we contacted Rustico 3X. Thankfully they arrived before the event.

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