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A Treasure of Maps (part 2)

Filed Under retrotravels.net

I’ve had more time to sort through the treasures of National Geographic ephemera recently returned to me after years in my family’s storage. A good way to spend a Sunday.


A Treasure of Maps

Filed Under graphic design, international travel, retrotravels.net

A treasure of maps was recently “dug up” in my parent’s storage space and returned to me. Around 1994, when I moved away from home to attend college, I was forced to get rid of most of my National Geographic Magazines – a nearly-complete collection of every issue back to 1929.


National Geographic Stores Opens in London & Singapore

Filed Under international travel

National Geographic has opened two huge stores in London and Singapore late last year.  From the images I’ve seen online, they look like Disneyland for NatGeo fans!  According to a NGS press release, these stores offer more than just their praised maps, books, and DVDs.  Here’s what they wrote about the London location: More than […]


My First Journal

Filed Under entomology, graphic design, photography

Do you remember your first notebook?  The first time you kept a journal or diary? Notebookism.com asked their readers to share the roots of their obsession of notebooks.  This has inspired me to find my first notebook/journal and rediscover what interests I had when I was much younger. It didn’t take long to find the […]