10 most read posts

  1. Around the world in 44 tourism slogans and
  2. Tourism slogans are the emperor’s new clothes – that’s why we laugh at them!
  3. Spending New Year at Birmingham’s shiny new Coach Station in Digbeth 
  4. The most amazing video you will ever see about Birmingham
  5. The list that keeps explorer Benedict Allen alive
  6. Birmingham’s UK City of Culture Bid 2013 is #intheroom but is it #inthebag?
  7. Tourist vs Traveller – the difference according to Benedict Allen
  8. Behind the scenes of a travel feature – pt 1: transparency and the trouble with top tens
  9. 31 Destinations in Time #5: Gili Trawangan, Lombok, 1994 
  10. I’m a travel writer with a fear of flying. WTF.

5 Best picture posts

  1. The poetry of Spaghetti Junction
  2. Pimp my travel diary
  3. Unexpected Paris in 21 pictures
  4. Views from the plane: the Equator
  5. The 4am Project

5 best Video posts

  1. Tropical downpour in Grenada
  2. A trip into the clouds at Mont Caroux
  3. The life of a surf photographer in 6 mins
  4. Some ideas for travel video
  5. Uzbek music video is No.1