A collection of software and reference material that I’ve found useful for GPS logging and cartography.
Ever since I learned how to make heatmaps, I’ve wanted to track everywhere I go within a city I’m visiting on a given trip. I did so this weekend for a Cincinnati staycation.
28 Sep 2020
Ingress Mosaic Maps
The geocaching game Ingress has been a great way to explore new cities when traveling, and it gave me the opportunity to create some maps as well.
19 Sep 2020
Playing around with county parcel data to create maps of questionable usefulness.
20 Aug 2020
Visualizing GPS Data With QGIS
This tutorial will teach you how to use QGIS to generate a map image from GPX track data.
29 Jun 2020
Mapping GPS Data in uMap
uMap is a website which allows you to import GPX data and overlay it on an OpenStreetMap layer. This tutorial will teach you how to view GPX-formatted GPS data in uMap.
5 May 2020
Unlucky Gate 13
Map of U.S. airports with or without a gate 13.
18 Jan 2020
A Decade in Travel: 2010–2019
Paul’s maps, charts, and other travel statistics for the entire decade of the 2010s.
1 Jan 2020
2018 Year in Travel
A summary of Paul Bogard’s 2018 hotels, flights, and driving.
31 Dec 2018
PAX West Area Map
PAX West spreads out beyond the Washington State Convention Center into many downtown Seattle event spaces. I created a map of convention venues and affiliated hotels.
15 Jun 2017