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4 Unusual Geography Facts

December 14, 2012

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We’re certain you’ve never heard these strange pieces of geographic trivia.  MarketMAPS shares 4 unusual geography facts.    The Shortest Place Name In both Sweden and Norway, there is a town with a rather simple name: “Å.”  In Scandinavian, Å means river, which is why both the Norwegians and the Swedes have towns with this […]

Top Romantic Destinations

October 3, 2012

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Some locations are just more romantic than others.  It’s the combination of beautiful scenery, spectacular architecture, and unique culture that make these locations some of the best romantic getaways in the world.  MarketMAPS takes a look at some of the world’s top romantic destinations.  Cala Dogana, Levanzo, Sicily Levanzo is the smallest of the 3 […]

Top Architecture Destinations

September 26, 2012

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For all you current and aspiring architects out there, MarketMAPS gives you a few of the top architecture destinations in the world.  Plan a trip to one of these locations and marvel at some of the most amazing structures on Earth.   Paris, France The Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world, […]

The World’s Best Diving Sites

September 21, 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what life is like under the sea, then these are the places to explore.  MarketMAPS shares with you some of the world’s best diving sites.   Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island Sipadan is the only oceanic island in Malaysia.  It rises about 2,000ft from the seabed and was formed by living corals growing […]

The Most Fun Roads to Drive

September 5, 2012

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At MarketMAPS, we believe there is no better way to explore than on the open road.  Driving combines a sense of discovery with a sense of freedom.  Making as many stops as you want, going as fast as you want (but still under the speed limit, of course); roads are a great way to experience new […]