Storytelling is the art of involving the emotions and the imagination of people. Map-based Storytelling focuses on where the story takes place and can be very useful to transmit knowledge in several topics..

There are many different applications available to build Story Maps. They use different approaches and techniques, enabling creating stories with geographic connections. And some of them are entirely free.
In this post about map-based storytelling tools , I have a sever examples of tools and I included some short videos outlining each of these story map building platforms. Below is an example of a story map created with JS Storymap by Knightlab