Ideas for our future travels. While on a trip, send yourself a postcard every day from where ever you are and write what you did that day on it. Then bind them when you return to have a journal of your trip.
Makes me think of the "Old Kingdom" books by Garth Nix! (These handsome pewter bells come in a variety of styles, but they all have one thing in common: they bring extra good luck to whomever receives them.