Places Abroad

Reviews and feature pieces on places abroad. Work out where to visit and what to do.

Introducing Alpine Adventures – New Collect and Scratch range available now!

2018-08-08T10:02:51+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Home and Interiors, Mapping Product, Places Abroad|

Are you planning an Alpine or European holiday? Our new range of Collect and Scratch prints are the perfect choice to make it memorable! As you might imagine, planning a holiday destination is not the easiest at the best of times. First of course is all that familiar indecision about budget. Then you probably spend [...]

Find your Peak Travel Adventure!

2018-08-06T09:40:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Home and Interiors, Mapping Product, Places Abroad|

Is it hard to make up your mind on what your next adventure should be? Fret not! We get it. There's a whole lot of world out there, and only so much summer left to see it! Here at Maps International, we make it a point to help you, our lovely readers and customers get [...]

Top 5 Gap Year Travel Destinations – Can you Scratch them All?

2018-06-26T08:28:10+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Travel News, Uncategorized|

  With A-Level exams now firmly in the past, it’s time to make travel plans for the summer break. Here are 5 must-see destinations for your Gap Year travel bucket-list! After months of revision and stress, not everyone will be itching to throw themselves straight into a degree course at University. Many students choose to [...]

5 ways to plan (and keep!) your New Year’s Travel Resolutions in 2018

2018-01-05T15:05:17+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Places Abroad|

We've all been there. We start out in January, as determined as ever to get in good shape, to learn a new language, to read more books. Somewhere along the line, either regular routines catch up with us or we lose motivation to continue and follow through on our New Year's Resolutions. Travelling is probably [...]

Christmas Traditions from around the World

2017-12-04T15:53:22+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Places Abroad|

It's no secret that as a nation, we're obsessed with Christmas traditions from turkey dinners to a sixpence in the pudding. There's more than one way to get in the Christmas spirit though, and here are some of our favourite traditions from around the world you may not have heard of! La Befana in Italy [...]

6 Must-visit Game of Thrones Filming Locations to add to your Travel Bucketlist

2018-05-21T07:41:03+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Uncategorized|

Obviously, we know Westeros isn't a real place to visit, but the stunning locations, landscapes and scenery depicted in the show, from Winterfell to Dorne, are very real. Here are some of the Game of Thrones filming locations that fans of the show can find on a real-world map... Game of Thrones - County [...]

5 Fascinating Wedding Traditions from Around the World

2018-02-21T08:39:14+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Uncategorized|

To celebrate the summer of love this year, we’ve been reading up on weird and wonderful wedding traditions in different countries around the world. Perfect inspiration for a travel-themed wedding!

Canvas Maps for the Home

2018-09-05T16:05:57+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Uncategorized|

Our canvas map prints are the perfect treat for the travel enthusiast or a wonderful gift for a friend or loved one. They look great and would add a touch of style to your interior and be a useful resource guide. In this blog we will be showing you some of our favourite canvas maps, [...]

Our new range of Scratch off Travel Prints

2017-09-21T06:25:57+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Uncategorized|

Here at Maps International we have created another 2 different designs to our bestselling Scratch the World Prints. In this blog we will be showing you what our new designs look like, and also a little reminder of what Scratch Prints we already offer. Scratch the World® travel edition map print This is the travel [...]

Paper crafts and travel-themed activities for an EGG-cellent Easter

2017-09-21T06:26:40+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Uncategorized|

Whether it's everything you need for a fun-packed Easter Egg Hunt, or interactive map activities and craft projects that can be enjoyed by the whole family, Maps International has something to occupy and delight your little bunnies over the school holidays. Pull off the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt This paper craft pack has everything you [...]

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