Green city – Amsterdam

Green City Amsterdam graphics by Helen Ilus I wanted to try something new this week and decided to make a series of Green City graphics. The first destination I picked is Amsterdam – the city I have been meaning to visit for years, but never have. So hoping this might be the year ūü§ě I’ve […]

Green Bus Stop Map

Green spaces and bus stops in Greater London This minimal map shows only parks and green spaces as point of interest as well as all the bus stops in Greater London. You can either search for a park and see which bus stops are closest or alternatively, if you know the bus stop you’re going […]

Christmas is Open

In the season when everything is roller-coasting around shopping it’s easy to forget Christmas is not only about spending. In fact you’d feel much happier to spend some time outdoors, see the city in festive spirit and pick up some gifts on the go. Depending on your budget bring enough to buy warm drinks and […]

Visit National Parks posters

These three new vintage style posters are inspired by travel advertisements that were used to promote travelling to British countryside in early 20th century, when the train travel for many was nearly the only option to have access to great outdoors. Although the times have changed and travellers may prefer to explore the countryside on […]

London nature walking week – in photos

Location: London National Park City* ¬†(London becomes NPC¬†in July 2019) Travel Dates: 18.06 – 25.06 Walking distance: ~120 km/75 miles Looking back to this week in London I covered around 120 km of streets and paths (140 km according to my walking app and 100 km according Google maps).¬†Overall I visited approximately 36 parks and […]

Park Connection Map second version

As the first Park Connection Map received lot of positive feedback and many wonderful suggestions to include more parks, I designed the second map with 80 additional open spaces and three new lines. I would have liked to fit in even more suggestions, but as you can see below, the map is getting quite busy! […]

Park connection map in Londonist

Lovely M@ [read: Matt] from Londonist shared the park connection map alongside with great suggestions to his readers for the long weekend. His article The Greenground: A Tube Map Of Parks And How To Get Between Them highlights the map with a challenge to a reader ‘Imagine a ‘tube map’ showing the parks of London, […]

Creative park connection map

  Idea¬†The idea behind this map is to connect parks using environmentally friendly transport like cycling and walking . The creative ‘greenground’ network is made of six lines – Thames, Regent, Royal, South, City and North which connect parks in similar way tube lines connect stations. The map also suggest outdoor activity points such as […]