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Helping you collect experiences, create memories & achieve your travel dreams.

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  • Traveler Highlights: Show Me the World Project
    August 10, 2022

    Traveler Highlights: Show Me the World Project

    All over the world, children struggle with poverty and lack access to education. The United Nations declared August 12 International Youth Day to bring awareness to these issues. For International Youth Day, we're celebrating an amazing organization, Show Me the World, that is doing its part to empower youth and provide them with a profound educational experience that goes beyond the classroom.
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  • 5 Reasons You Should Buy Your Travel Map From Conquest Maps
    May 24, 2022

    5 Reasons You Should Buy Your Travel Map From Conquest Maps

    Before Ross Worden founded Conquest Maps in 2012, he was a world traveler looking for the perfect travel map. He found his only options from the other travel decor retailers were poorly made maps with boring designs. He knew his adventures deserved better, and, to honor them properly, he would have to create his own map. That’s how Conquest Maps was born.

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  • Mother's Day Gift Guide 2022: Gifts for the Adventurous Mom
    April 6, 2022

    Mother's Day Gift Guide 2022: Gifts for the Adventurous Mom

    After two long and uncertain years, it finally seems that travel is becoming safer again, and we know so many travel lovers have been itching to get back out there!

    This year, adventurous mothers will appreciate gifts that inspire her to get back out and explore the world! From travel-inspired home decor to on-the-go necessities, we have compiled a list of the best gifts for the travel-obsessed moms in your life.

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  • The Top Gift Ideas for Every Traveler on Your List
    November 15, 2021

    The Top Gift Ideas for Every Traveler on Your List

    The best gifts will help capture memories, inspire future adventures, and make life on the road as simple as possible. That's why it's important to get them something that won't just be shoved away in a closet never to see the light of day like some boring gifts! We have you covered with unique gifts that the special traveler in your life won't soon forget!
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  • Origin of the Mercator Map Projection & Why We Use It
    October 1, 2021

    Origin of the Mercator Map Projection & Why We Use It

    When the Mercator projection was introduced by Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569, it became the standard for nautical navigation because of its ability to represent lines of constant true direction. Later, it became a staple in classrooms to teach world geography. It is still one of the most common projections used in creating maps to this day.
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  • Why "Conquest Maps"
    September 7, 2021

    Why "Conquest Maps"

    Where did we get our name, Conquest Maps?

    When I started Conquest Maps in 2013, it was because my wife and I wanted to travel more. Naturally, we wanted to track where we had been and wanted to go. So when I made the very first push pin map prototype, I chose to title our legend with "Our Conquest", as that was the map my wife and I were going to use to track our own travels.

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  • Why a Push Pin Map is 100% Worth the Investment
    August 3, 2021

    Why a Push Pin Map is 100% Worth the Investment

    So you want to track your travels on a premium push pin map, but you’re concerned that it might be too expensive? We get it – your money is important to you, and it’s tricky enough to save up for a trip, let alone a nice map to pin your destinations on!


    We understand this may be an investment for you, but it's a worthwhile one - guaranteed! Read on to learn why...

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Find Inspiration For Making The Most Of Your Travels!

Travel can be an amazing and rewarding experience. In fact, studies show not traveling is often one of people’s greatest regrets. But knowing how to plan and make the most of a trip can be overwhelming. That’s why we created our travel inspiration blog to give you everything you need to make your dream adventures a reality!

It's about more than just the journey. The anticipation of upcoming adventures and the memory of a cherished trip can – and should – be a big part of your travel experience. But frequently, we’re unsure of how to go about turning our travel ideas into reality.

That’s why we’ve created our Travel Inspiration Blog to help you out. Our posts will give you planning ideas from how to plan a trip with your pet to making and sticking to a budget. While you're on your journey, we’ll help you find ways to document your experiences with a travel journal.

And when you get home, come back to our blog to learn how to memorialize your wanderings or decorate your home with travel decor to remind you of your adventures! Once you’re inspired, check out our push pin maps and gift ideas to turn your inspirations into reality. Make the world your oyster!

Travel Ideas At Your Fingertips

Having trouble figuring out where to go on your next adventure? Our blog is full of inspirational posts to give you out-of-the-box ideas on where, when, and how to hit the road, the skies, or the seas.

With information on affordable destinations to exotic locations, we’ve got your covered. Even if you can’t travel now, we’ll help you make the most of a staycation to satisfy your travel bug while getting fantastic ideas for your next big adventure. 

Our blog is updated regularly, so check back frequently to see new ideas and inspiration! Have an idea for a post? Shoot us an email and let us know!