A Quick Fire History of Maps

Maps can be traced back over 5000 years, being an incredible tool not only for those following the directions but for keeping records for those making the maps. A cartographer is a specialist that draws and creates maps adhering to mathematical rules to ensure every aspect is exact. The first maps thousands of years ago…

Have you been where the Queen’s been?

The Queen is probably the best-travelled monarch in history. To mark her Diamond Jubilee the BBC have plotted Her Majesty’s state and official visits to major cities (116 excluding the UK) around the globe over the past 60 years. If you fancy visiting some of the destinations visited by the Queen over the years then…