Despite accusations of racial stereotyping, most Dutch cities and towns keep the traditional blackface version of 'Zwarte Piet'.
A gratuity is expected in some countries, but taken as an insult in others
What the region's train network would look like if all plans and proposals were realised
Do you know you Hangzhous from your Changzhous?
The U.S. divided into Pacific, Atlantic, Interior and Confederate States
A phonetic map to help Warsaw Pact soldiers find their way around the Home Counties
An eye-catching 'scaly-dragon' map of Berlin's public transport system in 1927
Bending the rules of government in exchange for favours or bribes is a worldwide problem. It is certainly not limited to Mexico, but the statistic is shocking.
Also according to this survey, Brazil is the least corrupt country in Latin America
Of course, the reality is even worse than these maps suggest.
Nothing says "late great nation" like a new map of your country with its territory reduced
As the saying goes: "A Ronny alone is in bad company"
How location, temperature and moisture create the world's biomes
An impossible map of all the sunset shadows across Europe
Most Roman emperors died violent deaths, and many were far from Rome when they did
Pretty sure nobody has ever attempted this
Stay away from E13!
Cartesian vortices are *so* 17-th century.
All's fair in love and cartography
Unwittingly, thousands of Londoners cross zones of reduced civil liberties on a daily basis