Photo-sharing Service Reveals World’s Most and Least Popular Destinations
by Heather Bond
Estonian tech firm Bluemoon has taken data from the photo-sharing service Panoramio and created a map detailing the most and least traveled destinations around the world, based on photos.
The map reads a lot like a heat-sensitive one, and shows which places are the “hottest” (represented in yellow) and the “coldest” (in blue). Areas without photos from Panoramio are gray and a good amount of them fall in Canada and Africa. The eastern seaboard of the U.S. and most of Europe were found to be amongst the top destinations.
More on Bluemoon’s travel photo data analysis can be found at Huffington Post.
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Heather Bond posts from Chicago, the windiest city in the world. She likes yoga, pub trivia, a hot towel and a fully reclined seat. She hopes her next trip will be to Djibouti, because she loves to say Djibouti so much. Follow Heather on Twitter @metro_naturale