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Mega Posters – The Centrepiece of Any Room

2017-09-21T06:55:20+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Places in the UK, Travel News|

Christmas is around the corner, and buying presents for someone can sometimes be difficult. In this blog, we will be showing you 5 of our products that are great mega posters, and a great gift this Christmas. These maps could be given as a special gift to someone or even a treat to yourself after [...]

Maps as a graduation gift

2017-09-21T07:00:10+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Mapping Product, Places Abroad, Travel News, Uncategorized|

Have you ever thought what you could buy for a student who has just graduated from college or university? If not, then Maps International are here to show you our top 5 map products that are perfect for graduation gifts! We will be including products associated with travelling and personalisation, so we can give you [...]

Nuclear Weapon States Map

2013-03-19T16:41:37+00:00 March 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 [...]

LouisaÔÇÖs Great British Cycle Adventure

2017-09-21T09:10:59+00:00 August 30th, 2012|Mapping news, Travel News|

Follow Louisa Keyworth on her Land's End to John o'Groats epic end-to-end cycle challenge Most of us picture riding a bike as an enjoyable past time, with the wind at your back and sun on your legs. Well how about 1068 miles over 19 days? Our very own Louisa Keyworth is about to start a [...]

Going Global – The Renaissance Globe Project

2017-09-21T09:11:54+00:00 July 10th, 2012|Mapping news, Places in the UK, Travel News, Uncategorized|

Ever wondered what it's like to create your own little world? Well, wonder no more, as the Museum of the History of Science in Maps International's hometown of Oxford have been running The Renaissance Globe Project, a series of exciting events informing the public about the traditional art of Globe making and cartography. These include [...]

Think again if you believe Mount Everest and Ayers Rock are in the UK!

2017-09-21T09:15:26+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Mapping news, Travel News|

If Mount Everest was in London - Some How? According to a recent survey more than 50% of Britons believe Mount Everest is actually in the UK, not in the Himalayas. The survey, carried out by research service OnePoll for tour operator Journeys of Distinction, have discovered this shocking truth about our lack [...]

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