Less Than a Shoestring reached 20,000 hits this week, doubling total page views in just one month! I’m so happy you’re reading along and I thank you for your comments, questions and bookmarks.
This feat is in no small part due to the wider coverage the blog has gotten in the last month. Here’s a quick rundown:
My recent post on solid alternatives to travel liquids was featured by BlogHer in the February 18 post “WTF and Other Travel Odds and Ends” and in the February 15 post “Tips on Traveling with Toiletries” from the Go San Francisco Card Blog.
My free state maps and travel information guide was highlighted in the February 5 Festival of Frugality #111, by msn Money blog Smart Spending in the February 14 post “One-stop shopping for free state maps and tourist info” and in Rambling Traveler‘s February 4 post “From Other Travel Blogs.”
The latter was also kind enough to recommend my safety tips for solo travelers in her January 28 roundup. The post was also included in the February 15 Carnival Against Sexual Violence 41 and the February 6 post “Advice for solo female travellers” at Confessions of a Career Breaker.
My warning to RyanAir fliers on the airline’s questionable online check-in policies for non-EU residents got a lot of leg this month, with citations at Upgrade: Travel Better (“Upgrades and Downgrades,” January 24), Eyeflare (“Great Reads #6,” February 3) and Curiouser and Curiouser (“RyanAir: Chiselers?” February 4).
Last but not least, Less Than a Shoestring made it into the Travel Blog Hall of Fame!
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