How the first world war changed the world

“ON JULY 28th 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, beginning the first world war. In the following four years, millions would lose their lives. What else changed? Economies shrank, stagnated and hyperinflated. It took over a decade for the German economy to recover to its size in 1913. Industry was weakened across Europe. As the continent splurged…

Globetrotters’ passion: Collecting maps

Globetrotters’ passion: Collecting maps We may not use them to chart new lands or avoid threatening sea monsters these days, but we’re unknowingly exposed to an increasing number of maps. We constantly note our location on our phones, in our cars and via social media. At the same time, we are also deluged with map-based…