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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 59,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 7 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there was 1 new post, growing the total archive of this blog to 46 posts.

The busiest day of the year was April 8th with 385 views. The most popular post that day was amelie.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for amelie, elissa, haifa wehbe, fulla, and yann tiersen.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Lebanese Vacation Barbie July 2009


Yann Tiersen! November 2009


Pie Heaven, Here I Come!

Please forgive the incredibly long break in posting. Basically, to sum up, once I was hired by Time Out, where I was writing full time, coming home and writing even more just wasn’t quite as feasible – hence the sudden halt in blogging. And, in May 2010, I decided that it was time to leave Time Out and Beirut behind and moved on to new adventures. I have since started another blog, so check it out if you get a chance! Here’s the link: