It’s Nice to Feel Useful (1)


It’s nice to feel useful…

I saw someone else do this the other day and I thought it was a good idea.  I have looked at my statistics for the last month and selected my favourite ten Search Engine terms that brought people to my blog.  I have set them out here together with a link to the appropriate page…

Two searches about Ryanair:

Ryanair over the Alps

Do Ryanair planes have tvs                                                                                                         and                                                                                                                                                      How big are Ryanair seat belts – Travel Tips When Flying Budget Airlines – These people are going to be really disappointed when they get the answers!

Why is alcohol so expensive in Norway – Norway, Europe’s Most Expensive Country

Old Benidorm

Benidorm zaragoza street plan 1950 – Benidorm, Plan General de Ordenación

Obese people in speedos – Speedo Swim Wear

How high is Mount Vesuvius – Sorrento, Mount Vesuvius – Living on the Edge – I feel like Wikipedia now!

What is appropriate attire for tea with the Queen – Royal Garden Party – Of course I know the answer to this one!

Driftwood boat makers –  Corfu, The Boat Souvenir

I have saved my real favourites for last and to be honest I have no idea at all where this search led people to on my blog pages:

Where can you buy a travel kettle in malta

Alaska giant vegetables


Corfu Boat Souvenir


16 responses to “It’s Nice to Feel Useful (1)

  1. Hahaha alaska giant vegetables. How funny! I love this idea. I may have to do it at some point. I do it sometimes undercover. I have a post called “Magic Words for Moving Things” and it is based on the fact that quite a few people have searched for my blog using those words…it is rather strange.


  2. Nice post, Andrew!

    Someone found my blog by searching ‘Buildings that look like penises.’ I hope they found what they were looking for!


  3. Interesting. I immediately went to take a peek at my search engine terms and interestingly all the terms were related to Russia. One anomaly but a nice one – “sometimes we forget to smile due to our harsh environment”, hmm…


  4. I’m going to have to look at my search engine terms now, on the subject of travel kettles I was amused by the following comment on trip advisor ‘the hotel has no tea or coffee making facilities, no trouble for us as we bring our own’, blimey I’m lucky if I pack a spare of socks!


  5. Loved this, Andrew. I have enjoyed your blog ever since I started following your “exploits “


  6. I love the weird searches I get – there are a lot related to 1950s stockings (as I did a post about the Goodwood Revival vintage event) and I’ve have 5 searches for ‘pics of ducks in ponds’ in the last few weeks, and I don’t even have any!


  7. Two of my favorites:
    Venice “a rain jacket” Search term used 3 times!
    foto liburan key London with girl frends(sp) x 2 I don’t even know what language the first 2 words are in 🙂

    Fun post, Andrew!


  8. About the only interesting one I have is ‘catbites on sexy feet’. All the others are extremely boring and predictable.

    I did get ‘Rachel Weisz earrings in bourne legacy’ recently. Was she wearing earrings I wonder? I never noticed.


  9. what strange things people do write


  10. Guess I should be checking my stats and doing something about them, huh?


  11. What a fun post. Love the “where can one buy a travel kettle in Malta?”


  12. Great idea, I might pinch it in the future! I love seeing search terms in my stats for queries that my blog can actually help almost as much as the totally random ones. 🙂


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