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A la Carte Maps: My review on the New York Times travel blog

Username By Joshua | August 30th, 2010 | Comments 1 Comment »

map_berman.pngI love the new line of travel maps from A la Carte, featuring gorgeous watercolor artwork and handwritten advice. From my new review on the New York Times Intelligent Travel Guide:

“The company was founded in 2009 by a pair of Swiss entrepreneurs and self-described ‘flashpackers’ (backpackers with some extra flair — and cash) who were tired of lugging overweight, out-of-date guidebooks around on their travels.”

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One Response to “A la Carte Maps: My review on the New York Times travel blog”

DriveGoddess | August 31st, 2010 at 8:03 pm | comment link
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Ok but would these maps eventually be redundant given the use of Blackberries, other PDA’s or even Kindle? They look funky and for those of us who are into maps and books, a great addition to our obsessions….hmmmm….will have to look into this phenom further. Great review.

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