Monthly Archives: January 2011

2010 in review

Curious about my 2010 blog stats?  Well, here it is!

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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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2010. That’s about 24 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 116 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 235 posts. There were 324 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 63mb. That’s about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 2nd with 119 views. The most popular post that day was Japan by Train (I guess many people are interested in trains in Japan).

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were (from my facebook page), (a fellow Canadian who worked and lived in Japan), (host of the great Show Me Japan),, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for jay dee in japan (seems many search for my blog by name), sumo (I went 3 times last year), minato no mieru oka koen (popular park?), yuigahama beach (the beach is popular), and shinjuku park tower (a popular building?).

Attractions in 2010

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


Japan by Train August 2009
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A visit to West Edmonton Mall January 2010


January 2010 Hatsu Basho Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament February 2010


Flashback: Shinjuku in May 2005 – Part 2 June 2009


About June 2009

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