Monday, November 03, 2008

Around the world with Enjoy Food & Travel - November 2008




















By October 31st, 3209 of you had visited Enjoy Food & Travel. In addition to this, an average of 28 of you subscribed daily to feeds, bringing the total number to 4101. I am still curious who you are, those of you that visit Enjoy Food & Travel.

Visitors on all continents

It is Feedburner that has made it possible for me to follow where my visitors come from, and it has been exciting to follow the increase in traffic.

From the humble start in September 2006 Enjoy Food & Travel has grown in size. In average I have published one story each day, and in a month or so the site will have more than 1000 stories on food and travel. As the site has grown, more and more of you visit. The first year I struggled to reach 400-500 visitors a month, now the number of visitors have increased six fold.

Europe


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Visitors from Europe cover locations on 4 maps. To see each of them, click on the link on bottom of the map.

The areas with visitors on the most locations are the Oslo area, the Øresund region, the greater London area and the Netherlands and northern part of Belgium. There are far more visitors in western Europe, than in eastern Europe, and more in northern than in southern part of the continent.

Most of the visitors on Enjoy Food & Travel come from Europe. During October there were visitors from all countries on the continent, except Andorra, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Kosovo and Andorra.

There are also many visitors from some of these areas. In October there were 118,visitors from Oslo, and London had 30, Fornebu 29, Bergen 29, Paris 22 and Larvik 20 visitors.

New countries and territories in Europe, October 2008
  • Macedonia (Stip, October 19th 2008)

North America


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Visitors from North America cover locations on 3 maps. To see each of them, click on the link on bottom of the map.

North America and Canada have the second main cluster of visitors on Enjoy Food & Travel. In fact there were visitors from all US states except one (Vermont), including Alaska and Hawaii. There was also visitors from a majority of the Canadian provinces. There were hardly no visitors from other countries north of Panama.

As in Europe, there are areas with many visitors. Those are the greater Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC areas. In the midwest there are a large number of visitors from the Chicago and Detroit areas. On the west coast core areas are found Los Angeles and San Francisco areas.


In Canada there are many visitors from the Toronto and Vancouver metropolitan areas. Locations with many visitors in North America are:


  • Mountain View CA - 55 visitors
  • New York NY - 32 visitors
  • Los Angeles CA - 26 visitors
New countries and territories in North America, October 2008

No visitors from new countries and territories in October.

Asia and Australia


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Even though most of the worlds population lives in Asia, there are relatively few visitors on Enjoy Food & Travel.
There are still white areas on the map in Asia, i.e. from countries where there have been no visitors to the site. First and foremost The People Republic of China and most of the Central Asian republics.
Still my first visitor from this region, visitor from Baku in Azerbadjan, visited Enjoy Food & Travel October 24th. The visits from India are also very few.

Most of the visitors are from locations in Australia, Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines and Japan, and the biggest concentrations are around Melbourne and Sydney. There are no locations in these continents with more than 20 visitors.

New countries and territories in Asia and Australia, October 2008
  • Azerbadjan (Baku, October 24th 2008)
  • Yemen (San'a, October 30th 2008)
Africa and South America


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There are only sporadic visitors from South America and Africa with one exception - South Africa. There are visitors from 15 locations around Johannesburg and neighbouring Pretoria, as well as 4 locations around Cape Town. One of the suburbs of Cape Town, Parow, is one out of ten locations with the most visitors here on Enjoy Food & Travel with 23 visitors.

Elsewhere there are one or two visitors scattered over these vast continents. I am happy that there are are visitors from several new countries in Africa.

New countries and territories in Africa and South America, October 2008
  • Benin (October 1st)
  • Rwanda (October 1st 2008)
  • Togo (October 23rd)
  • Sudan (October 28th)

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