For all of you, like me, who have fitfully started keeping a travel journal only to give up around the second day of the trip. Here's the book for all you erstwhile journalists filled with effective techniques to efficiently maintain a journal without missing a thing on your trip. Cover the highlights, cut the flab, five a day, and many other techniques presented. Maybe of real importance is how to elude your inner self as a way toward self-discovery. I consumed this whole book on a recent flight from Seattle to Dallas-Fort Worth on my way to Pensacola for some project work. It helped to not have a window next to my window seat; really an annoying let down for any geologist to not have the ability to gaze down at the landscape. Just a heads up, Seat 10A on an American 737-800 has no window. At least I got in a lot of reading on that flight. As it turned out, I kept a journal for the whole week except the last day. As the book points out, it's OK to go back and journal a long past trip. Please enjoy this book and don't let another journey go undocumented in your journal. Start now!