5 types of advice to ignore when you travel solo by Amy Baker

If you’ve ever set off of on a solo adventure you’ll be no stranger to the hoards of advice, warnings and cautionary tales that get thrown at you. In Amy Baker’s debut book Miss Adventures: A Tale of Ignoring Life Advice While Backpacking Around South America she shares her often hilarious experiences of solo travel and sifts through what advice is actually worth listening to. We managed to pin her down long enough to tell us what advice you should ignore to ensure you get the most from your trip. Read More 5 types of advice to ignore when you travel solo by Amy Baker

Mercator vs Peters. The battle of projections

There was some big news in the map world last week as schools in Boston began to replace Mercator projection maps for the more proportionally accurate Peters projection (read the full article here). Read More Mercator vs Peters. The battle of projections

Uniquely signed Maps books by the Mizielinskis

We often get visits from authors who kindly sign their books for us. In fact we have lots of books in our stores that are signed by authors including Michael Palin and Levison Wood. Read More Uniquely signed Maps books by the Mizielinskis