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MAPS.ME (MapsWithMe), World Offline Maps | Get MAPS.ME mobile apps for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Tizen and Blackberry

To open the link and see pins on the map you need an iOS or Android device with MAPS.ME installed. Unfortunately, your device is currently not …

Maps

Skift Q&A: The Guidebook Company That's Survived by Ignoring Everyone

It’s common knowledge that 2013 is not the year of the guidebook. From BBC’s massive loss on the sale of Lonely Planet, to Google discarding then …

10 reasons to get off Facebook and into nature

I USE MY work as an online media professional to justify my constant presence on Facebook. It’s partially true; I do need to be on social media …

This explains why so many English speakers only speak English

WHAT is this word, ‘garburator’? How can I ever learn another language when I can barely master my own?

Lisbon Like You've Never Seen It

In Lisbon, for one week this September (9/21 to 9/28), you can become an explorer, seeing the city with its iconic sights in a completely different light. Lisbon Week -- this is only the second time this festival has been offered and the first time it has international appeal -- offers seven themed …

European Travel

How to Make Solo Travel Less Solo (VIDEO)

Solo travel is one of the most transformative experiences we can plan in life. It leads us to new truths, helps form a resilient sense of self and can be wildly fulfilling.<p>For my first solo voyage, I traveled to Florence for a summer of learning Italian, taking cooking classes and immersing myself …

Solo Travel

The 15 Greatest New York Stories Ever Told

These 15 books tell tales of New York in the days of Jewish tenements, the Beatnik Generation, and modern day Upper East Side affluence.<p>We consider these books some the greatest New York stories ever told, as they show the city in all its history, culture, grandeur, and disillusion.<p><i>Have a</i> …

Books

Discover the Green Side of Lisbon

Anyone who’s visited Lisbon can easily reel off the prerequisite activities: listening to melancholic Fado music, hopping aboard an old tram straining up a steep incline, climbing the ramparts of the old Moorish Castelo de São Jorge, visiting the Belem district with its monuments to the great …