So you’re ready for an upgrade? If you made it thru the beginner phase (covered in this blogpost) and realized your priorities exceeded the limits of a simple bound planner (covered in this blogpost), then it’s time to move up to an ‘intermediate planner setup’.
Travelers notebooks have become very popular in the planner community over the last decade. Whether you’re a Midori purist or fauxdori fan, you can buy a travelers notebook in a variety of sizes (pocket, field, personal, narrow, wide, extra wide, A5, etc.), leathers or fabrics, and configurations (single/double/quad loops, single/double closure straps, trifold, etc.). For this post, I’m going to focus on the closure strap and how I came to realize that I have a definite preference for its location.