The best present for any globetrotter as the map (in its sturdy tube) fits into your rucksack without taking up too much valuable room.
The idea behind this map is that you can take it with you as you journey round the globe and scratch off where you've been on route - all you do is scratch off the gold top foil layer of the place you have visited to reveal a brand new and wonderful world underneath. Everyone intends to keep a log or a diary when they are traveling but in reality you generally just forget, can't be bothered or get writers block. This map is the perfect way to keep a tally of where you've been, plus, flip the map over and you have even more glorious things to fill in, map out and stick on. Amongst other things, the reverse side of this handy map has a plain white map to allow you the opportunity to plot your route. You can also paste an image of yourself in the 'before' box and then 'after'. The perfect way to assess the tanning progression!
Oh and did we mention that this map has some top tips on it. For example, did you know that Bulgarians shake their heads from side to side to mean 'yes' and nod up and down to say 'no'? Did you know that cutting down a cactus in America carries a twenty five year prison sentence? Perhaps you'll think twice before bringing home a prickly present for someone. One of the other goodies the map has is sections where you can jot down the music you listened to, the best friend you made and the top 10 highlights. It almost makes you wonder - how did you travel without this map before.
Dimensions: 42 x 30 cm
[$, £, CHF...]