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Sparkle #115: Illustrated Travel Maps

We are celebrating illustrated art on the blog this week, and for today’s post I wanted to share my favorite type of travel illustrations – illustrated travel maps! An illustrated map comes in handy when you want to know the character of a place in one quick glance. It highlights top attractions, routes, things to do, places to eat and other quirks for a particular destination in a light and easy to absorb manner. It is fun and colorful to look at it, can be easily stored on your phone as an image or a wallpaper and serves as a quick reminder for key attractions when traveling to…

August 18, 2015
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Art, Default, Travel

Week 21, 22 & 23: Around the World in 14 Days!

And I am back! Aloha folks, how has summer started for all of you? I cannot believe I have been away for only two weeks, it seems like forever to me! It is wonderful to be back. I love traveling and might wander off for days or weeks, but I always find my way back home. The beauty of travel is that it not only helps you discover people and places, but also helps unearth new things about your own personality, all the while broadening horizons while enriching the soul! The following two quotes beautifully sum up all my travel experiences till date: “It’s a…

June 7, 2015