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Imagine you’re a long way from home this holiday season. Perhaps you’re in the military serving over seas, away at college, or backpacking across Europe. Whatever the reason may be, it’s always difficult to be separated from our friends and family.
Journey instruments has developed a line of ingeniously designed travel guitars. Whether on a plane heading to your next deployment, in a park with your study group, or wherever life leads, you can now bring a part of home with you.
As musicians our guitars are very important to us. With this in mind, Journey Instruments set out to offer the highest quality travel guitars possible, while remaining affordable. Their goal was to create a guitar that offered everything including, the convenience of a patented collapsible neck, quality woods and materials, a rugged backpack for your guitar and accessories, and most importantly, outstanding playability and tone.
Having the opportunity to play a Journey guitar myself, I can tell you first hand that the look, feel, tone, and playability, are as good or better than any other acoustic I’ve played. In fact the first time I played the guitar I was blown away. It wasn’t at all what I was expecting. It’s loud enough to be played with other instruments in front of several people, while offering wonderful tones and bass response. It’s a small but mighty guitar I’d be happy to play and record with whether I’m traveling or not.
As the result of an accident I was in years ago I am disabled. I bring this up for no other reason than to express my appreciation for how easy this guitar is to travel with. Every year my family sings carols at Christmas, and every year I have to lug around my old full size acoustic that plays like crap, and sounds like crap. This year however, traveling to my daughters house will be much easier for me, and our caroling will sound significantly better with the Journey guitar.