This is my 300th blog post, you guys! Holy crap that is a lot of blog posts over the last three years and three months. (So many threes!) I’m also thisclose (six more!) to getting 300 followers and while I know it’s obviously not the biggest accomplishment on the internet, it still means something to me.
To celebrate, I’m going to round up a bunch of different things that this blog and I have been and done and seen, different numbers and ‘fun facts’. And here’s to whatever comes next!
Places We’ve Been:
+ Taiwan – I didn’t post much about it, but in July/August of 2011, I spent time teaching in Taiwan.
+ Kentucky – In October 2011, I took a road trip to Kentucky and had so, so much fun.
+ France – Then in August 2012, I packed up all of my stuff and headed to France where I worked on my French, had a rough time, travelled a heck of a lot and met some wonderful people.
+ Prague – I headed to Prague (by bus!) for New Year’s and even though it had never been a city I’d been especially keen on seeing, I’m so glad I got the chance to go.
+ Sweden – Last summer, I spent 10 days in Sweden, watched football, packed a lot of travelling in those 10 days and swore I’d be back.
+ London – Sweden was followed by two weeks in London, a city I’d wanted to visit since I can remember and it was so much more than I thought it could be. Absolutely perfect.
+ Spain – And now, Spain. Where I fumble with the language, spend time at the beach, have watched Real Madrid play a ridiculous amount of times, have memorized bus schedules and metro routes and drunk a ridiculous amount of coffee. And wine.
Top 10 Blog Posts:
+ Europe: The Reaction .Gif Edition
+ TV Therapy
+ Favourite Photogs: Yousuf Karsh
+ International Women’s Day (Also: The Story of My Mother)
+ Hello, 2014 (part i)
+ Well Spent Weekend
+ Au Pair Lessons: Be the Good, Better, Best Organized
+ “Real Madrid is a global idea, something that is worth all the effort.”
+ Towels & Trowels: It’s Beach Time!
+ 13 Moments from 2013
+ TV Therapy was the most searched term, followed by: Amielle Christopherson and gif why
+ Facebook is the biggest referrer to my blog, followed by: Twitter and WP Reader
+ June was my best month for views/averages in 2013. In 2012, it was November and so far, 2014’s is January for views and March for averages.
+ Excluding November from last year, every month has had an increase from the same month the previous year.
+ My day with the best views was June 22, 2013, with 92 views. Working really hard to try and beat that!
A huge, huge thank you to all of you who have followed, who read my posts, who click on the ridiculous amount of links I post, to you who have commented and shared and are here. It means a lot to me that you take the time to be here. So thank you.