February 2017

  1. Crumpled City Maps

    Crumpled City Maps

    Crumpled City Maps

    If you are someone who struggles to follow the lines and fold up a traditional map, then the Crumpled City Map is the answer to all your map frustrations.

    The crumpled map is lightweight, soft and indestructible, so it can be crushed, crumpled and squashed. It also takes only two seconds to open and close. Best of all crumpled maps weight only 21 grams and take up very li

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  2. The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal

    The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal

    Writing in a journal whilst travelling around the world

    A travel journal can become a treasured possession as you look back on your adventures and share with friends and family details of your trip. Keeping a travel journal for the length of your holiday can be a daunting prospect if you aren’t used to journalling but here are some tips and ideas to keep you going.

    The Benefits of a Travel Journal

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  3. Navigation Using the Night Sky

    Navigation Using the Night Sky

    A star chart

    It is thought that the Vikings were able to navigate their way around the globe discovering Iceland, Greenland and America by using the stars, possibly the oldest use of astronomy. The Vikings then used polarisation and the mineral sunstone to navigate in completely overcast skies. By the end of the 13th century, nautical charts were being drawn and the skies were no longer the only means of navigation. In the modern world, we have the compass and GPS technology but if

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  1. Crumpled City Maps

    Crumpled City Maps

    Crumpled City Maps

    If you are someone who struggles to follow the lines and fold up a traditional map, then the Crumpled City Map is the answer to all your map frustrations.

    The crumpled map is lightweight, soft and indestructible, so it can be crushed, crumpled and squashed. It also takes only two seconds to open and close. Best of all crumpled maps weight only 21 grams and take up very li

    Continue reading

  2. The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal

    The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal

    Writing in a journal whilst travelling around the world

    A travel journal can become a treasured possession as you look back on your adventures and share with friends and family details of your trip. Keeping a travel journal for the length of your holiday can be a daunting prospect if you aren’t used to journalling but here are some tips and ideas to keep you going.

    The Benefits of a Travel Journal

    Research

    Start using your trav

    Continue reading

  3. Navigation Using the Night Sky

    Navigation Using the Night Sky

    A star chart

    It is thought that the Vikings were able to navigate their way around the globe discovering Iceland, Greenland and America by using the stars, possibly the oldest use of astronomy. The Vikings then used polarisation and the mineral sunstone to navigate in completely overcast skies. By the end of the 13th century, nautical charts were being drawn and the skies were no longer the only means of navigation. In the modern world, we have the compass and GPS technology but if

    Continue reading

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