Air travel statistics in Europe

Aug 19, 2018 | Europe | Travel | Chart

Eurostats offers an interesting dataset about air travel in the continent, including the number of passengers per country. As you observe in the previous chart, the United Kingdom, Germany and Spain, had the highest number of air travelers through their airports in 2017.

Update on the breaksian travel map

Sep 8, 2016 | Map | travel

As I mentioned a couple of days ago I have been working on this project to migrate my breaksian travel blog to the node platform where I'm running my applications. I already finished the main blog, but there are a couple of pieces more pending. Today I finished one of them. It was a small map showing the itinerary I followed while I was travelling in Asia and Oceania. I also took the opportunity to updated it with the missing data points.

Undusting the breaksian blog

Sep 4, 2016 | Picture | Thailand | travel

My old LAMP hosting is about to expire and I’m using that account only to host a travel blog of my career break two years ago called breaksian. This weekend I migrated the contents to a node platform and I took the opportunity to review and publish a post about a week I spend in Ko Lanta, Thailand. Quite an special place.

Busiest Airports in Europe

May 18, 2016 | Europe | Graph | Travel

Graph with the busiest airports in Europe based on the passenger totals. Data from: Air Passenger Transport Statistics

Most Convenient Passport To Travel.

Mar 1, 2016 | World | Travel | Map

Today an Irish friend at work shared a very interesting news article describing how the German passport was the most convenient one to travel around the world. There is a visa restriction index that classifies the passports based to the number of countries and territories that a holder can visit visa free. Germany has indeed the highest score followed close by many other European countries. Here is a map of this index worldwide: