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2015 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Living in Asia’s activity in 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

There were 7 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 571 KB.

The busiest day of the year was July 20th with 99 views. The most popular post that day was Where should I teach ESL? A breakdown of the Pros and Cons of teaching in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Mainland China.

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 24 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 129 posts.

Longest Streak

24 May - 25 May

Best Day

with 7 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on Living in Asia in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 138 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. South Korea & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2015 was Dancehall Making A Splash In Taiwan

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Leo Arena 2 comments
  • 2 Tamara 2 comments
  • 3 Ess 2 comments
  • 4 L.H 2 comments
  • 5 Dave from Australia (now in China) 1 comment

See you in 2016

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2015. We look forward to serving you again in 2016! Happy New Year!


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