Scratch-Off World Map by Global Zoom Review

Finding the Right Black and Gold Scratch Map

With many scratch maps on the market, you have a lot of choices when it comes to finding a scratch map that will fit your style and existing decor. Like myself, many people love the look of black and gold map. Black and gold maps look clean, classy, and stylish. This color scheme matches well with neutral colors and modern decor. I have recently had a chance to get a close look at the Global Zoom’s (Black and Gold) Journey Map and here is what I have found.

 Global Zoom’s (Black and Gold) Journey Map ReviewScratch Map Summery

  The Global Zoom Journey Map has a sharp contrast of shiny black oceans and gold landmasses. The labeling of the oceans and other accents are a shade of gray. This design touch has an effect of making the map feel less cluttered without sacrificing important details.
I love the black and gold color scheme. So does Global Zoom deliver? The answer is an absolute YES!

 Global Zoom Scratch Map

What is Included With My Scratch Map?

Also included with the Journey Map are a scratching tool, soft cleaning cloth, and a protective tube. The scratching tool shares a shape of a guitar pick, but it is not. The scratching tool is much thicker and has all the right curves and grooves to provide the user with a comfortable and firm grip. Scratch Map Tool The heavy 250gsm laminated glossy paper is sturdy and durable. The heavy paper is essential for two reasons.
  1. The weight and gloss of the paper will help to ensure that when you scratch off the foil the map underneath doesn’t get damaged.
  2. Secondly, the weight of the paper allows the map to hold its shape and not sag or wrinkle.

Built-in Bucket List

Global Zoom also has also added a bucket list of popular destinations divided into two categories, Iconic of the World (Iconic Landmarks) and Wonders of the World Wonders Of The World (New Seven Wonders of the World). The list of destinations is illustrated with scratchable pictures that are designed into quarter size circles. 

Most desired and Renowned Travel Locations

Iconic of the World (Iconic Landmarks)
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
  • Eifel Tower, France
  • Santorini, Greece
  • Stonehenge, United Kingdom
  • Statue Of Liberty, USA
  • Big Ben, United Kingdom
  • Great Pyramid Of Giza, Egypt
  • MT. Fuji, Japan
  • Burj Al Arab, UAE
  • Merlion, Singapore
Wonders Of The World (New Seven Wonders of the World)
  • Great Wall of China, China
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro
  • Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
  • The Roman Colosseum, Rome
  • Taj Mojal, Agre, India
  • Petro, Jordan
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State By State Scratching

The Journey Map has also made it convenient to track your travels state by state or province by province by outlining the state and provincial lines in Canada, Australia and the United States. State and provincial borders are a fantastic feature for people who do most of their traveling in their own backyard. Having the state and provincial borders give depth to the track and scratch experience of a scratch map. global zoom state borders

Large 24″ X 36″ Scratch Map

You may assume that it would be no problem to find a frame for a scratch map and you would be wrong. Global Zooom has realized this problem and made their Journey Map to fit into a standard size 24″ X 36″ frame!
24″ X 36″ Frames are easy to find!
If you don’t think this is a big deal, well trust me it is because it takes all the frustration out of finding the proper size frame. Also, more available frames mean more available styles to choose from and more abundant choices. 

Do you have to Choose between Fashion and Function?

Do you want a Scratch Map as a piece of decor or an accurate depiction of the world? With a Global Zoom map, you can have it all. Global Zoom has done an amazing job making sure that there map is as complete as possible and including places like Hawaii, Fiji, and Bermuda and many more that other Scratch Maps forget.   Global Zoom is offering an excellent product at a competitive price and is an excellent pick for your money. Click here to read reviews and check availability.  


Rail Frame: A rail frame clamps to your map. (front and back magnets)

The top rail has a hanging string so the frame can be hung from a nail or pin, and the bottom rail helps to hold the map flat on the wall. 

PROS: The Map is always accessible for scratching.

The frame is simple, modern looking, and is easy to use.

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