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The giant high street retailer Paperchase has recently released a collection of high quality products which feature official A-Z map designs. From passport covers to notebooks, these quirky designs have proven to be popular since their release in June. Created in collaboration with ourselves and Rocket Licensing, each product features different areas of the UK… via A-Z Collection at Paperchase — A-Z Maps

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Santiago

Views. Everybody loves them! There is something special about seeing a landscape from above, admiring how small and model-like it looks. And, cities are no exception. Whenever you visit a city, it’s always a challenge to try and find the best view to get that ‘wow’ feeling, to snap away at photos and gaze below to […] via Santiago’s Best Views — WhatAWonderfulWorld

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Okay, I’ve been home for over three months now so it’s about time I wrote my final New Zealand post! On our last full day in New Zealand, we decided to actually stay in Auckland. It also turned out to be the only day of our entire stay that we had rain! Oh well We […] via Last day in Auckland — Confuzzledom

28/06/2016
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Australia!

Recently we had an unusual request from a customer who wanted a map of Australia for her local swimming pool.  Members of the pool have set themselves various challenges over the years, initially to swim lengths the equivalent distance of around Great Britain, and then more recently to see how far south they could get.  Recently, they had clocked up the distance equivalent to reaching landfall in Australia, and this season they are going to see how far they can get around Australia!  Hence the map to plot their achievements!... Read More

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Tower Bridge

London has many bridges crossing the Thames, but this is one of the most loved. It took eight years to construct and opened officially on 30 June 1894. Some of London’s bridges have undergone massive change and, for some, frequent replacement. But Tower Bridge continues to be proud of both its design and its technology. […] via Over a Century — Travel with Intent

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The outboard motor thundered and kicked up a fountain of spray as it propelled us between rows of water palms, their luxuriant fronds aglow in the early morning light. Just one and a half hours outside Makassar, the provincial capital of South Sulawesi and the largest city in eastern Indonesia, we were cruising a placid […] via South Sulawesi’s ancient secrets — Plus Ultra

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LOST LONDON!

London has a great collection of grand buildings, famous bridges and other urban objects that delight tourists and residents alike, but there’s quite a few impressive structures that haven’t made it to 2016. Here is a map of a London that you can’t see. The premise is simple – it shows some of London’s distinctive… via Lost London — Mapping London

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The Strangeness of Everything — Planet Bell

A few weeks after moving to Bangkok, I started to get desensitized to the strangeness. What once struck me as bizarre and exotic – monks collecting alms in the morning, an entire family plus the dog on a motorbike going the wrong way down a one way street, green tea flavored Kit Kats – became part […] via The Strangeness of Everything — Planet Bell