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Is TravelMap an app?

I get asked this question a lot so I thought I would reply here and provide more information. Yes , it's a web app. And it works just like any other app that you're used to. Can I install it on my phone? Yes. Once you’ve used TravelMap a few times, you’ll see an install banner and you’ll just have t...

Alternatives to TravelMap

As much as I would like more travelers to choose TravelMap for their trips, I believe the platform is not for everybody. Originally, I built it out of my own needs as a long-distance traveler, moving every day for some weeks and months. I wanted to find something that could show my movements on a ma...

A New TravelMap Blog Version is here!

We are so excited to announce that the new TravelMap blog version is coming after months of incubation. For current users, this new version will not be a big surprise, the magic lies in the subtleties. Your blog now has a more app-like experience - faster and more fluid but still intuitive and easy...

How we design TravelMap

I think it's fair to say that we are all aware of how the current social media platforms are designed to steal your time away from real life as much as possible. Yes, we are calling out Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. They do that through inventions such as infinite news feed scroll, notification...

It's not about how many countries you have been to...

A friend told me this story during his recent trip to Australia: "So, have you done Uluru?" - the tanned, bearded, British sounding student asked, referring to the well-known large sandstone rock in central Australia - also a famous tourist destination. "No, it's still on our list. We are going to d...

Ride or stride? Choose your transport modes mindfully

This is the first part of the "Sustainable Travel Guide" Series. -- If time is not your concern, what will you pick as the most sustainable way to travel? What are the transport modes that hurt our planet the least? -- Photo from the10k.travelmap.net Ignorance is not bliss Most of us are aware that...

Travel Advice: Road Trips with an Electric Vehicle

What is it like to travel with an electric vehicle? We don’t quite know as we haven't yet made such a trip. But we have seen a few long-distance road trips with an electric vehicle within the TravelMap community. The idea of travelling further, longer and fossil-fuel free is tempting. So we reached...

[FR] Il était une fois dans l'Est...

Interview avec Fabien et Thibaut qui voyagent depuis près de 3 ans en Asie. Suivez leur blog: capverslest.travelmap.net [travelmap url="https://capverslest.travelmap.net" width="100%" height="500"] La naissance du projet “Cap Vers L'Est” L'idée nous est venue assez singulièrement, lors d'une convers...

Do more with the new TravelMap Premium Plus

After months of development and extensive exchanges with users, we are happy to announce the Premium Plus offer that enables users to do more with their TravelMap blog. Here are some cool things you will benefit from having a Premium Plus account: Unlimited Photos While there's a photo limit for bot...

[FR] Présentation de voyage à l'école

En janvier 2017, alors que je préparais ma nouvelle expédition: traverser l'océan Atlantique à la rame , ma tante, enseignante dans une école primaire, m’a proposé une mission: Délivrer le courrier des enfants de sa classe à leurs correspondants en Guyane. Cela faisait alors plusieurs années que je...