Must Do's in Marfa

Marfa, Texas - The middle of nowhere or the center of the universe? 

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Marfa is a mythical, art town in remote west Texas. We love it for its raw simplicity mixed with modern art and design, but can’t help get a kick out of the genuine quirkiness of the tiny desert town. When you finally arrive you’ll realize exactly how remote and small Marfa really is (wait, this is it?!). After all, that’s what drew the late American artist Donald Judd to the area in the first place. Judd put this place on the map when he purchased an old army base in the 70’s and literally filled it with art. The installations are still operated by the Chinati Foundation and are part of the inescapable art scene in Marfa. 

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Some other Must Do's in Marfa:

Prada Marfa - This art installation, which is actually in Valentine, about 30 minutes outside of town, is definitely something to be seen. With no direct relation to the Prada fashion house, making it all the more bizarre, the installation is a tiny Prada store with windows where you can see a small sample of Prada's 2005 fall/winter collection inside, provided by Miuccia Prada herself.

Lunch at Food Shark - Quite possibly the most famous eatery in Marfa is the food truck Food Shark. The truck serves up some seriously delicious Mediterranean treats. One of our favorites - for it's name and the taste - is the "Marfalafel". 

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Stay at El Cosmico - The coolest trailer park on planet earth - you can choose to sleep in either a teepee, yurt or retro-style refurbished airstream trailer during your stay.  Don't forget to stop by the gift shop in the main lobby where you're sure to find the perfect souvenir! We guarantee you'll have a serene and relaxing time at this West Texas haven.

Marfa Mystery Lights - At night, head over to the designated Marfa Lights Viewing Site to witness mysterious "ghost" lights in the distance. The lights may seem mysterious but we're pretty sure they're just automobile lights passing by in the distance. Either way, it is a fun experience and worth the trip if you're with a good group.

Coffee at Do Your Thing - This hidden spot surprisingly has a very wide variety of different coffees and teas + a large selection of delicious toasts, sweet or savory (with the bread made in town), to choose from. A perfect breakfast spot or mid-morning snack break. 

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Dinner at Capri - This is a bold statement but Capri gives off sort of a Pujol (in Mexico City) vibe, which makes it a Marfa must in our book. With gorgeous decor throughout and even a beautiful garden where you can relax by a lit bonfire, dinner and drinks are delicious and well presented. Did we mention that they offer a new menu every night?

 

Star Party - McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis (45 min. drive) hosts nighttime constellation tours and views of celestial objects through telescopes every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. These tours have gained popularity recently so we suggest making reservations.

Pool at Hotel Saint George - The newest hotel edition to Marfa, Hotel Saint George has excellent rooms, a cocktail lounge with great happy hour, and a fine dining restaurant. But we especially love the pool area with a full service bar ($10 entry for non-guests). 


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How a Travel Notebook Better Connects You to Your Destination

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Here at Adventure Assist our mission is to better connect travelers to their destinations. How are we doing that you ask? Well for starters, we launched the best travel notebook ever made. Yes, a physical notebook. I promise that we like apps and computers as much as anyone, but there really is just something special about writing things down by hand.

In fact, science is on our side. Writing things down has been proven to help people achieve their goals, learn more, remember more, be more organized and be more productive. Google it if you don't believe us. You access more of your brain when you write things down.

That brings us to our travel notebook -- a hybrid between travel planner and travel journal. It was designed for travelers, by travelers, with only the most relevant and useful sections included. We want to make it easier for you to access all of the information that you need while traveling. Also, the whole back section is a journal to note your ambitions, the things you've learned on your journey, and everything else you want to remember once you're back home. 

We want to help travelers better connect to their destinations. Did you learn any useful Spanish words from your trip throughout South America? How about the ancient history you learned about during your stay in Rome? Can you remember the name of your favorite restaurant that you went to in Paris? On your dream trip to Japan, did you make friends that you'd like to stay connected to? The Adventure Assist Travel Notebook helps you do all of this and more.


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Tips to Travel Like a Local

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What better way to connect with your destination than by pretending you really lived there? Here are our tips on how to travel like a local!

Stay with a local

 AirBnB, HomeAway, Couch Surfing, Home Stays - One of the best ways to travel like a local is to stay with one. Not only will this get you out of the tourist zones and into a neighborhood, but your host will usually have tons of information on their favorite places to eat, drink and hang out. They will often even take you themselves.

Travel to places where you know someone

Travel to places where you have a connection that will show you around or give you some tips. Meeting new people while traveling is a great way to gain friends from all over the world. Take advantage of those connections, to find the local hotspots!

Public transportation

If you want to travel like a local, you must actually travel like the locals. Use the bus system or take the subway!

Don't rely on tours

Tours can be a great way to experience a new site, learn about your destination and meet new people, but if you want a truly authentic experience you may want to look elsewhere. This is where trip planning can come in handy - sometimes it's better to create your own tour. 

Learn local customs and at least some phrases

Do yourself a favor and research the local culture and customs before you arrive at your travel destination. Also, try to pick up a few simple phrases that will likely come in handy on your trip. You will be less likely to look like the lost tourist and the locals will be appreciative. 

Eat local

Ask locals for their favorite restaurant recommendations or head into the packed lunch spot with no tourists. This is a great way to get a taste for living like a local.

Don't hang out with tourists

Obviously it's great to make friends and you can meet some very interesting travelers, but if you want to travel like a local, try to befriend some locals. 

Dress the part

Be aware of the local dress and act accordingly. This could mean getting a sense for the local customs, or just style. 

Get lost

Take some detours, go the long way back to your hotel, go for a run through town. Always be safe and aware of your surroundings, but don't be afraid to get off the beaten path when you feel like it.

Travel with Purpose

Want to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Travel to Brazil and train with the pros. Want to learn everything about wine? Book a stay in the Tuscan countryside of Italy. Want to learn to speak Spanish? Enroll in Spanish classes in Costa Rica. There are a million ways to travel with a purpose and it is one of the best ways to make an authentic connection with locals.

Travel Hacking for Beginners

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First off, what is travel hacking? Travel hacking entails utilizing incentives and other simple "hacks" to save money on traveling.  Leveraging existing rules of airlines, credit card companies and hotel chains, make earning free or cheap flights, lodging, and upgrades possible. A big part of travel hacking is earning frequent flier miles, reward points, and statuses, but there are additional ways to save money while traveling as well.

Since you're aren't living under a rock, you know that you should start your hunt for cheap airfare with a site that searches for multiple fares. Some of our favorites are Kayak, Skyscanner and Momondo. Being flexible has its perks too. If you can leave a day earlier, or avoid peak travel times, you can definitely save big.

But here are some things that you may not know: 

SIGN UP FOR REWARDS PROGRAMS

A good way to go about this is to pick an airline you like, that you tend to fly frequently, and sign up for their rewards program. You should fly this airline whenever possible, even if the ticket price is slightly higher than its competitors. If you need to fly another airline at any point due to price or availability, you should sign up for their rewards program as well. The same should be done with major hotel chains. This is the slow way of earning cheaper travel, but it works and is an important first step.

SIGN UP FOR CREDIT CARDS

Airline credit cards, and generic travel reward credit cards through a bank, are great for accelerating the rate at which you collect rewards points. When used properly, credit cards can be a powerful tool. Be aware that there is always a minimum spending requirement to reach the bonuses, so this requires a bit of research and smart spending. Make sure you're able to pay off your airline credit card each month, because these cards tend to have higher interest rates.

CHECK AIRLINE AVAILABILITY AS IF YOU WERE IN THAT COUNTRY

If you're flying an airline based in a foreign country, check availability as if you were there. For example, if you are going to be traveling to Colombia and want to fly domestically from one city to another after your arrival, you should update the landing page to "Colombia - English" instead of "United States - English". If you can wait until you are in that country to purchase the tickets, this sometimes works even better. This hack is best for domestic flights within your destination country. 

CHECK YOUR DESTINATION AIRPORT TO SEE WHAT OTHER AIRLINES FLY THERE

You can often get an international flight, with a domestic leg purchased separately, for considerably cheaper than an international flight, with a layover. The trick is to search the lower budget, local airlines for cheaper domestic flights.

These basic travel hacking tips will go a long way to help save you money while traveling!

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How To Stay Organized While Traveling

Traveling can be the perfect time to "get away" and explore new cultures, go on epic adventures, or just relax for a few days. It should be a thoroughly enjoyable experience! These are our tips for how to stay organized while traveling so you can have the best time possible rather than feeling stressed out.

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Packing List

A great place to start your travel organization is with a packing list. Putting a packing list together insures that you don't leave any must have items behind and that you are properly prepared for your travels. (You can use ours!)

Pack Light

Packing light is the easiest way to stay organized while traveling because you don't have as much to keep up with. By packing light, you are more mobile, flexible, and you know where all of your travel gear is.

Packing Aids

Packing cubes and compression bags not only save space but they are also great for separating and organizing your items so that you know exactly where everything is when inside your bag.

Unpack Immediately

This is a hot topic but we have found that we are the most organized (and most sane) when we unpack immediately upon arrival to our travel destination. Living out of your suitcase or backpack is just no way to live. Put clothes in drawers or on hangers, take your gear out to put in a safe place, etc. You'll be more organized while at your destination and won't have to search for that missing item deep in your bag. Whether you plan on staying for a few days or a few months, we stand by unpacking immediately upon arrival. 

Keep Travel Details In One Place

Write down your most important travel details in one place. Recording flight numbers and times, hotel addresses and phone numbers, and anything else that you may have to reference, is a total hack for being efficient and organized while traveling. (Our Adventure Assist travel notebook is perfect for this!)

Itinerary/Calendar

Another hot topic -- Do you plan your travel itinerary ahead of your trip or just show up for a completely spontaneous adventure? Our proven plan of attack is to do our research, know our options, but decide for sure what we want to do as we go along. This way we feel better informed and connected to our destination but also maintain some spontaneity. We've found that making a list of all our options is extremely helpful and we also recommend maintaining a travel itinerary/calendar as you make decisions for tours, transportation, etc. (Adventure Assist travel notebooks come equipped with both a To-Do section as well as a full 12 month itinerary calendar!)

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11 Unforgettable Things To Do in Venice

There's nowhere in the world quite like Venice. The city offers what seems like an unlimited amount of sights to see and things to do. Here are just a few that aren't to be missed when you visit this magical city of canals.

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TRIP DOWN THE GRAND CANAL

The first thing that anyone should do on their visit to Venice is take a trip down the Grand Canal. Considered Venice's main "road", the S shaped waterway splits the city in half and features many beautiful and historic sites along the route. From the train station you can hop on a vaporetto (water bus) and tour the whole city as an incredible introduction to Venice.

GONDOLA RIDE

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It may be cheesy and it may be expensive but you should not pass up the opportunity to take a gondola ride in Venice. If you had any doubts, we are here to tell you that it is worth it. You can pick up a gondola almost anywhere in Venice and prices are standard and agreed upon beforehand. Our recommendation - hop on around the Rialto Market and ask to be taken into the back canals past Marco Polo's house. 

BASILICA DI SAN MARCO

Sitting within Piazza San Marco is the beautiful church of the same name. Its an elaborate work of art that was built to honor Saint Mark after Venetian merchants smuggled his remains out of Egypt to be housed at the church. It is Venice's official cathedral and a can't miss site at the city's most popular piazza.

PALAZZO DUCALE (DOGE'S PALACE)

At one time, Venice's political and administrative center, Palazzo Ducale has an impressive historical importance. Another must see in the busy Piazza San Marco, the palace was also once the residence of the Doges of Venice and features beautiful architecture and artwork. 

PONTE DI RIALTO

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The stone bridge, an impressive feat of engineering, took 3 years to complete in 1591 by Antonia da Ponte. Centuries ago, the Rialto bridge was the only way to cross over the Grand Canal but is now one of four bridges where you can cross. Present day, the bridge has shops for tourists and features beautiful views of the canal. 

RIALTO MARKET

Arrive in the morning to see the Rialto Market at its finest. You'll be rewarded with mounds of brightly colored produce and swarms of fishmongers with their fresh morning catches on display for purchase. 

CAFFÈ FLORIAN

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A favorite of Casanova, Caffè Florian is one of the oldest coffee shops in the world. Established in 1720, they have done a great job of maintaining the ambiance. Rooms are ornately decorated and waiters wear tuxedos as they serve cappuccinos on silver trays. Just be prepared for the hefty price tag.

 

 

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION

Arguably one of Europe's finest galleries of modern art, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a refreshing break from the ever present Renaissance art in Europe. After her father died on the Titanic, heiress Peggy Guggenheim became dedicated to the collection of modern and contemporary art. An American expat who lived in Venice, the gallery is Peggy's personal collection and is housed in her former home. It features works from Ernst, Pollock, Picasso, Dalí and many others. 

CA' SAGREDO HOTEL

Ca' Sagredo is an elaborate 15th century palace turned hotel that overlooks the Grand Canal. Stay in one of the 42 rooms or just grab a cappuccino to enjoy along the water. Don't leave without going upstairs to explore the salons and dining areas equipped with ornate artwork of its time.

BURANO

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Take a day trip to experience Venice's best kept secret - Burano. Like Venice, Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon and is about a 40 minute boat ride from Piazza San Marco. The small island is known for its lace work and brightly colored homes. A photographers dream.

 

GET LOST

The city's passageways are extremely complicated and even with directions or a map it can be a challenge to get from point A to point B. In fact, you have not properly experienced Venice until you have gotten lost in its back alleys and canal ways. Good for us that, with dreamy Italian scenes around every corner, getting lost in Venice is so magical. 


 

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Pro Packing Tips

Let's start with the basics.

Packing is a skill that you get better at the more you travel but there is no denying that the way you pack can have a massive impact on your trip (positively or negatively). That being said, there tend to be two types of travelers -- those that pack light and those that wish they had.

So, how do you pack for a whole trip in just your suitcase or backpack? You may not want to hear this but the answer is actually pretty simple: pack very little. 

Don't think in terms of what could come in handy, think in terms of necessity. When in doubt, leave it out. Remember, if you forget something or realize that you need an item during your trip, you can buy basic necessities at virtually any travel destination. Although it may seem counterintuitive, you shouldn't pack for the worst case scenario. Pack for the best case scenario and handle any issues as they come up.

Furthermore, plan on doing laundry regularly during your travels. We promise, it is the better alternative to carrying more stuff. Whether you are traveling for a few weeks or a few months, you should pack the exact same amount. 

Now that we've covered the basics, Here are our tips for packing like a pro:

1. One bag, that's it

The importance of packing light can't be overstated. Carrying a lot of luggage identifies you as a typical tourist, moving around becomes a large-scale undertaking and pick pockets are drawn to your helplessness. By restricting yourself to only one bag, however, you are back in control. 

Sure, you can bring along a day pack or tote bag, but only one suitcase or backpack should be allowed. While we're at it, make sure it's within carry-on restrictions for the most economical and hassle free travel experience.  

2. Do some research

If you want to be comfortable, maximize your travel wardrobe, and/or blend in to your new destination, doing some research before packing is a must. Plan ahead for specific activities, expected weather, as well as any cultural norms that you should be conscious of. Most activities that impose a dress code will make sure that the dress code is clear, predictable weather conditions can easily be found by a quick Google search, and virtually any guidebook has important information on cultural norms to keep in mind. 

3. Make a packing list (you can use ours!)

When it comes to packing, start the process at least a few days before your departure so that you have enough time to put together a complete packing list and purchase any items that you still might need for your trip. Creating a packing list is the easiest way to ensure you're bringing everything you need (and nothing more!), and provides some nice peace of mind.

4. Packing aids

Packing cubes help keep items separate in your bag and make accessing a specific item easier and more efficient. Compression bags are great for saving space but keep in mind that they can make quickly accessing a specific item slightly more of a challenge.

5. Pack dual purpose clothing

Bring versatile clothing that you can wear in several different outfits or styles. Remember, if a clothing item can be worn in multiple ways, that is less that you'll need to pack. Bringing earth tones that can be worn together is usually a safe move and you can add style with accessories such as scarves or hats.

Packing for dual purposes is especially important with shoes. As the heaviest and bulkiest items to pack (typically), make sure you are maximizing the use of each pair you decide to bring. Bonus pro tip: rethink bringing bulky hiking boots in favor of running or cross training shoes that you may bring anyway.

6. Layer

Packing clothes that can be easily layered, adds versatility to your travel wardrobe and reduces the need to bring larger, bulkier items. By layering, it's easy to modify your outfit to match the style and comfort level that is fitting for a particular moment.

Packing for colder weather can present an even bigger challenge, but if you pack clothes that can be layered you will save tons of space and be better prepared for unexpected temperature changes. This is especially important for extended trips where you'll encounter varying climates and temperatures.

7. Roll, don't fold

To save space and protect against wrinkling, roll your clothes. This actually results in quite a bit of extra space and your clothes will be less prone to getting wrinkles and fold creases.

8. Fill out empty spaces

Pack smaller items in your shoes, a packed purse, or an unused pocket in your backpack. Rolling your clothes helps in this area too because those tightly rolled clothes can often fit in places where they couldn't if they were folded. The most important takeaway is to utilize the spaces that are often overlooked. 

 

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10 Reasons to Keep a Travel Journal

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1. You'lL forget more than you might think

Let's face it, our memories aren't always great. In fact, sometimes we can forget some pretty amazing stuff. How old is the Colosseum in Rome? What was the name of that delicious sushi restaurant in Tokyo? What did you learn about yourself backpacking South America solo for 3 months? 

Considering all of the excitement around new experiences while traveling, it can often seem like a specific travel experience would be impossible to forget. However, we know that's not the case. You'll be so frustrated later when you're trying to remember those memories that you didn't write down.

2. It helps you better connect to your destination

Have you read any books about your destination? A travel journal is the perfect place to take notes. Heard a song you like by a famous musician from your destination? Write it down. Taken a tour of a monument and learned about its history? Take some time to write about your experience. 

Not only will you better remember this information, but you will feel more connected to your destination. We often travel because we like experiencing cultures different from our own to learn and grow. This is a great tool to do just that.

3. Store practical information

A travel journal is a great place to record all of the practical information that you want to remember -- the email address of that friendly backpacker at a hostel in India, the name of your favorite restaurant in Mexico City, or that artist that you discovered at the Louvre. 

You'll be glad you have all of this information to refer back to when you are returning to a travel destination or are giving advice out to fellow travelers.

4. Learn about yourself

Traveling can be a practice of self discovery. As you learn about your destination, you can now apply that perspective to your own life. What better medium to discover yourself than to write down your thoughts and emotions into a travel journal and get the most out of your new insights.

5. Creative Inspiration

Traveling often seems like a never-ending source of creative inspiration. Adding your own spin to your travel journal will not only make the practice more pleasurable, it will increase your connection to a location by adding your personal expressions. Drawings, lists, maps, recipes and even including postcards and ticket stubs are ways to liven up your entries for a dynamic view into your own unique travel experiences.

6. A place to call your own

Amid new places, people and cultures, its nice to have an outlet that is uniquely your own while traveling. By keeping a travel journal, you have a place to reflect on your very personal travel experiences and are able to express yourself within the comfortability of your own self expression. Often out of your comfort zone while traveling, its nice to have a place to call your very own. 

7. An outlet for travel stress

Sometimes travel is complex -- and stressful. On these occasions, your journal can be a lifeline of sorts. If feeling homesick, anxious or frustrated, writing about it in your travel journal can bring some relief and offers reflection into the situation. You will usually find that things aren't as bad as they had seemed and that you are just as brave and resilient as you have always been. 

8. It's a good use of time

Have a 4 hour layover? What about a 7 hour train ride? Eating lunch alone? A travel journal is a great use of time in these situations and more. Take advantage of the minor inconveniences that often accompany travel and use that time for creative expression, self-reflection or recording anything else that you'd like to remember.

9. Helping others when you get home

Ever had a friend ask for travel tips from a recent destination only to struggle to remember the specifics? Recording these practical details not only helps you get more out of your trip but it very well might help a friend get the most out of theirs.

10. It's a great keepsake

There's not much in life that can replace an old travel journal and its charming character from being worn out on the road. Your travel journal will serve as a tangible, and often beautiful, keepsake to look through and reminisce about your many adventures for years to come. 

 

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Thank You!

 
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This past week was seriously awesome!! We're so happy to have YOU as part of our community as we work to achieve our goal of better connecting travelers to their destinations. Thank you for making our launch such a success!

We want to check out all of your adventures, so be sure to share photos of your Adventure Assist travel notebook in action and tag us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Here are some of our favorites so far:

Get Your Adventure Assist Travel Notebook Today!

Today is the day! We are so excited that we can finally help you stay organized on your adventures with your very own Adventure Assist travel notebook

Our travel-friendly notebook is the first of its kind, the most flexible and well designed travel planner out there. It also doubles as a beautiful travel journal so you can relive your travels for years to come. 

You can order yours today, exclusively on our online SHOP!

We are hosting some awesome giveaways on our Facebook and Instagram pages today to celebrate! So if you don't already follow our social media accounts, be sure to do so for a chance to win!

We Launch Tomorrow!

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It's almost here! Tomorrow we officially launch and you can get your very own Adventure Assist travel notebook. It has been a long path to get here, so we just want to say thank you for your support along this journey. 

Adventure Assist travel notebooks will be available exclusively in our online shop starting tomorrow, Tuesday, July 18th at 8AM. 

We are hosting some awesome giveaways on our Facebook and Instagram pages to celebrate! So if you don't already follow our social media accounts, be sure to do so for a chance to win!

Better Connecting Travelers to Their Destinations

 
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At Adventure Assist, we strive to better connect travelers to their destinations in everything that we do. Our reason for existence is to build a community that inspires more conscious, informed and purposeful travel.

Through this pursuit we're launching the perfect tool to plan your travels. It's also a space to store your thoughts, ambitions and mementos, making it a beautiful keepsake to relive your adventures for years to come. 

On Tuesday, July 18th, we're launching the Adventure Assist travel notebook.

This travel-friendly notebook helps organize the most important details of any adventure. A hybrid between a travel planner and travel journal, it was created based on hundreds of travel experiences and includes only the most relevant sections. With the authentic traveler in mind, its minimal design maximizes space while assisting you during any length of trip. 

Here at Adventure Assist, we believe in knowing your options and being able to reference them easily and efficiently. Whether you like to plan ahead or figure it out as you go, we're here to help.

What are travelers saying about the Adventure Assist travel notebook?

 
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Catelyn - Austin, Texas

"I loved having my Adventure Assist travel notebook to help me prepare for a month long trip to Spain. I was feeling really anxious about all the info I needed to keep straight, and whether I'd have access to wifi when I needed it, or if I should just print everything out and use a clunky folder. It felt so comforting to have all of my important AirBnB reservation info, train and flight info, and ideas for spending my time in one place. Not to mention, it is such a thoughtfully designed book! The second half is just blank journal pages that are perfect for taping in tickets and taking notes. I plan to save my Adventure Assist travel notebook as a scrapbook to look back on my trip for years to come."

 
 
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Matt - Washington, D.C.

"My Adventure Assist travel notebook has been super helpful during my 5 week, 10 country Euro trip this summer! During my trip, it was essential that I have all my travel information in one place - flight info, tickets, hotel addresses, etc. I also found the pockets on the covers extremely handy. While traveling, I had a lot of fun creating my calendar in a free form that apps just don’t allow. Most importantly, I was able to document my once in a lifetime trip in the journal section. I highly recommend the Adventure Assist travel notebook for an international trip!"

 
 
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Chelsea - Salt Lake City, Utah

"I can't tell you how much I love my Adventure Assist travel notebook! I write down everything when we travel because it is so easy to forget little details like the name of the hole-in-the-wall restaurant or the bed and breakfast hotel we loved. I used to use the notes section on my phone or write things down on a piece of paper that I always ended up losing. With this notebook, I can track it all in one place. It is also very well made and durable, so I know it will last throughout any adventure!"

Want a Better Travel Experience?

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We couldn't be more excited to begin inspiring better travel experiences by helping you stay organized throughout your upcoming adventures!

Not only is our notebook the perfect tool to plan the important aspects of your travels, but it is also a beautiful travel journal to store your thoughts, ambitions and mementos. Our travel-friendly product is the first of its kind, the most flexible and well designed travel planner out there.

This notebook was created based on hundreds of travel experiences and features seven flexible sections that cover the most important travel details.

Featured Sections:

  • Packing - List adventure gear, regional specific clothing, travel documents and entertainment essentials for your journey.
  • To-Do - Recommendations to remember, guidebook highlights and must-dos go here.
  • Transportation - Whether going by plane, train or old fashioned taxicab, take note of all official transport information here, and keep the adventure running smoothly.
  • Accommodations - Log the details for each temporary home you'll make along the way.
  • Calendar - Connect your to-dos to each day of your expedition. Plan it all out, and get it all in.
  • Contacts - Make connections and keep memories alive by staying in touch.
  • Journal - Document a day, memorialize a meal, take notes, sketch a portrait or map. It's up to you.
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Here's just some of what makes our travel notebooks special:

  • Access Travel Info Efficiently
  • Flexible Enough for any Journey
  • Two Ribbon Page Markers
  • Travel Journal Section
  • Plan & Organize Travel Details
  • Beautiful & Practical Design
  • Durable & Travel-Friendly
  • Pockets on Inside Cover
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We Have a BIG Announcement

We have our official launch date!

You can be one of the first to improve the way you travel by getting your Adventure Assist Travel Notebook this summer. The notebooks will be available exclusively in our online shop starting on Tuesday, July 18th!

On launch day we will be having a lot of fun around the Adventure Assist headquarters! We are going to be hosting tons of awesome giveaways on our Facebook and Instagram pages, so if you don't already follow our social media accounts, be sure to do so for a chance to win!

We couldn't be more excited to begin inspiring better travel experiences by helping you stay organized throughout your upcoming adventures.