EuroCheapo’s Greatest Blog Hits: 2007-2010

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Over the past few days we relaunched our blog and gave it a major, much-needed overhaul. We added all sorts of things that didn’t exist previously to make it more navigable, social, and – we hope – easier to use.

But sort of like moving out of your first cramped apartment with no windows and poor ventilation into a house with non-clogging toilets, we can’t help but get sentimental about the change. After all, we love our blog, even on its bad hair days, and the many posts and comments that have been written since it first launched in January of 2007.

So please join us as we recap some of the hits (and misses) produced over the past few years, or at least a handful of posts that we think are funny.

The Vitals

  • Our first post was written on January 30, 2007 and featured our then-Venice correspondent (and now-NYC neighbor) Annie Shapiro. The subject? Annie’s hunt for new hotels in Venice to add to our Editor’s Picks.
  • We’ve published 1,485 posts so far and have received 2,854 comments.
  • 66 writers have contributed to our blog since it launched.
  • 77,173 “spams” have been caught by the WordPress anti-spam plugin Akismet. Thank you, whomever developed this plugin.

The Greatest Hits

  • The most popular post about hotels is this year’s Cheapo 100.

Not Popular, But Worth Mentioning

  • The most random contest we’ve held involved naming a celebrity being painted onto the wall of a building next door.
  • The worst pun we’ve included in a headline involved a cruise line that promotes all night dance parties, titled Cruisin’ for a boozin’.

Thanks, Cheapos.

We enjoy writing our blog, working with our (fab) writers, and receiving comments from our readers. Thanks to all of you who’ve contributed to the blog to date and please keep sending your helpful comments and feedback our way!

About the author

Pete Meyers

About the author: An Ohio native, Pete Meyers was bred on family road trips and the Beach Boys. When not working at EuroCheapo HQ in NYC, Pete likes to be found eating bouillabaisse anywhere in the south of France.

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One thought on “EuroCheapo’s Greatest Blog Hits: 2007-2010”

  1. My favorite comment to a post is still, from Wandering Cheapo: Skopje Music & Club Brief: “Skopje nightlife currently is not any best choice. Most of it is filled of Balkan Hardcore Turbo Folk music ((” How could Balkan Hardcore Turbo Folk music be anything but awesome?


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