Category Archives: Maps

Literary Map NYC

Inspired by some of the terrific literary maps of New York City that have been popping-up online, the Jewish Book Council created this super Jewish literary Map of New York City.

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And Now Something Completely Different

I have been accused of posting way too many maps on TBTP, but here’s a set of practical maps that may just save your life. These hilarious maps were created by Toronto-based designer Ryan McArthur and are all available for … Continue reading

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Yeah, More Maps

Once again the serendipitous randomness of the internet pointed me in the direction of an extraordinary artist/cartographer. Searching for local maps in the Canadian Yukon, I stumbled across the wonderful illustrated maps by London-based artist Katherine Baxter. You might opt … Continue reading

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Change at Crossroads for Casterly Rock

Designer Michael Tyznik has produced a set of terrific maps imagining a fully developed Westeros rail transit network. If you’re not a George R. R. Martin fan, this will mean nothing to you. If you are, check out all of … Continue reading

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One City in Five Hours

I was looking for city maps for an upcoming Canada trip when I stumbled across a witty and entertaining series of hand-drawn maps with mini-guides. Each of the two dozen or so “One City, Five Hours” guides was illustrated by … Continue reading

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Before Columbus

Self-taught cartographer Aaron Carapella created this amazing map of Native American tribes showing their original geographic locations prior to contact with European colonialist. He spent nearly a decade researching archives, history books, visiting reservations and interviewing tribal leaders for his … Continue reading

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Hogy Mondjak

There’s no denying the fact that American travelers in Europe benefit from the widespread European proficiency in English. But after visiting most countries in Europe, I can testify that the advantage of being a native speaker of the 21st century’s … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision

  All well designed public transit maps are easy to interpret and provide accessible travel information for local residents and travelers alike, but wouldn’t it be great if they also offered real-time transit information too. The new app called Tunnel … Continue reading

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Discovering Literature

Last week the British Library launched Discovering Literature, an online treasury of more than 1,200 items from the Romantic and Victorian periods, including first editions, manuscripts and rare illustrations. A wealth of contextual material – newspapers, photographs, advertisements and maps … Continue reading

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F*** Yeah More Maps

Brooklyn-based book illustrator Aaron Meshon has created a series of colorful illustrated maps of his neighborhood. Sure doesn’t look like the Brooklyn of my childhood, but it’s really cute. If you’d like to see more of Meshon’s vibrant, fun maps, … Continue reading

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