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Personalised Products To Reminisce About Recent Adventures!

2018-11-28T16:28:47+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Mapping news, Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Scratch Prints|

Here at maps international we have designed many different personalised products. In this blog we will take you through 5 of our favourite products that are great gifts for yourself, family or friends. When trying to find the perfect gift for someone, it can be even more difficult in the run up to Christmas! But [...]

My Top 10 Favourite Map Tattoos

2017-09-21T08:02:10+00:00January 21st, 2015|Mapping news, Uncategorized|

In the news this week, we saw Kevin Pietersen get a brand new tattoo, which appealed to us, as he got a map of the world inked across his body. This inspired me to do a bit of research, to see if anybody else has similar tattoos that also showcase their passion for mapping and travel. [...]

We are going nuts for the Brazil World Cup, with our own office sweepstake plotted on our World Map!

2014-06-12T16:38:00+00:00June 12th, 2014|Mapping news, Uncategorized|

The atmosphere in Maps International has become rather competitive, as the World Cup gets underway today. Everyone in the office has taken part in a sweepstake, entering two whole pounds of their own money in the hope of picking a team which will win the football tournament. My two picks were – Russia and Nigeria [...]

Mapping the Night Sky

2017-09-21T08:53:27+00:00May 14th, 2013|Data Visualisation, Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Uncategorized|

Scientifically, every star in the night sky is just an enormous glowing ball of gas held together by gravity. But humans have always interpreted the stars as something beautiful and for years they have provided inspiration to explore, to dream and to learn. They have played their part in historical religious ceremonies and in navigating [...]

Historic Maps in a Digital Context

2017-09-21T08:53:43+00:00May 7th, 2013|Mapping news, Uncategorized|

Maps present a dynamic art that is constantly evolving as time goes by. Last October, we wrote about the history of cartography and it's progression over the years. We've also added an entire collection of historic maps to our online map shop. However, since the advent of Google Maps and other digital mapping solutions, some [...]

Nuclear Weapon States Map

2013-03-19T16:41:37+00:00March 19th, 2013|Mapping news, Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Travel News, Uncategorized|

The 1930's was a period of immense change. The great depression caused markets to crash and resulted in economic downfall, whilst Adolf Hitler seized the opportunity to rise to power. Many major conflicts occurred across the world including the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Chaco War and the earth changing World War II. The decade also [...]

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