Our kind of summer!

Our home country experienced one of the wettest and hottest summers on record! Soaring temperatures and torrential downpours made for an unreliable season. Unsurprisingly, that’s our kind of summer and our customers, retailers and…

Hot in Germany

Hot in Germany It’s been a hectic week at Europe’s largest gathering of the Outdoor industry. My heart-felt thanks to all who visited our Austrian/ German/ UK team on the SplashMaps stand. We loved…

Bagging Peaks and National Trails

Walkers are a persistent bunch. Photos from Personal, Annual, Life long and bucket list challenges arrive all the time. The titles and formats of maps say almost too much about our challengers!

Outdoor by ISPO

So why this show, and why this year? Well, it makes sense – now that we sell on 4 continents – to be part of a more international show. Afterall, Outdoors by ISPO, (Munich, June 30th – July 4th) is Europe’s biggest outdoors trade event

Top Ten Tips for a Mixed Group Hike

Old friends What is it about old friends?  Mine all have different interests but somehow we met in a big pool of other people and the gravity of friendship has held us together. They’re…

Dump on Malaysia

If the World had a consciense innovation could be directed at something more meaningful than dealing with the dump on Malaysia. From recycling bottles into maps to monitoring illegal logging from Space, we’ve become driven by mans thoughlessness. Time for something more meaningful?

Next generation maps

Many misunderstand what we’re creating with SplashMaps. After all, shouldn’t fabric go the same way as paper in the relentless march of technology? Well, just check our 5 top trends that will shape the…

Tips on Map Care

I’m developing a map collection, and beginning to get into it. So here are my top tips for map care so you can keep yours in tip-top condition!