A standard, desk-side companion is one of Starling Paper's lovely journals. Mine is the cheery orange print with blue binding, a high-quality notebook that is crafted of 100 percent recycled post-consumer content, made with wind power, and is chlorine free, acid free, and FSC Certified.
In it, you'll find 144 lightly lined pages for recording your steamy travel stories or keeping track of the best restaurants in Shanghai.
To grab your own, visit Plain White Press. Journals cost $24.