Slight problem using GPS in B&H is that the google maps data is useless, only has about two streets. Garmin has good data but it is expensive and not available for android phones like mine. But I just discovered that the openstreetmap project www.openstreetmap.org now covers most of the country really well. And there are various applications for android that can use the data, like http://www.mapdroyd.com/. The latter has the advantage that you can easily download and cache the data for any countries you want before you travel so you don’t have to use your data plan. Very handy especially when roaming.
Connection with social research and hence this blog? At proMENTE we often have to travel to the back of beyond to do interviews and GPS can be very handy.