I'm a big fan of the movie Moonrise Kingdom, and when I first laid eyes on the Word Notebooks Adventure Log I thought this is totally a notebook Sam would use. The artwork and color choices of the Adventure Log are a throwback to a simpler time where we could capture our travels and dreams in the most analog way possible - with pencil and paper.
The Adventure Log is laid out so you can capture the highlights from your recent travels, a day trip, or even that fantasy camping trip you hope to have someday. There are fields for date, location, conditions, companions, and notes, all of which are not too big, and not too small. It's just right for capturing the most important details.
As with other Word Notebook products, the Adventure Log is made with quality Made in the USA materials. It screams "use pencil in here" to me, so that's exactly what I did, choosing my Metal Shop Bullet Pencil from Kickstarter. The royal blue anodized aluminum barrel loaded with a Blackwing 602 pencil nub are the perfect match.
Pens work well in the Adventure Log too, including fountain pens. This is a carryover from Word Notebooks other products. There is only minor bleed, feathering, and ghosting no matter the pen I used. Gel inks performed the best, which is to be expected, but don't hesitate to use almost any pen inside this notebook.
Is this a product I am going to use every day? Of course not. But it is a very cool item for those looking to capture bits of their travel, especially as we head into the summer months. In fact, I think my kids will get a real kick out of filling these up when they are out of school and bouncing around on vacation.
(JetPens provided this product to The Pen Addict at no charge for review purposes.)