Another month bites the dust, that means it’s time to bring forth the blogs that people found worth spending their time reading on our site. Google analytics was used to analyze the month’s popular blogs. Having just celebrated Easter, two of the top ten blogs fell in the top 10 category. Five of last month’s top 10 still made it to the list this month. Which were those blogs? Find out more after the jump…
Coming to Toytown: Beijing’s Best Toy Shops
Written last year, this blog moves two places from third place to first. This compelling blog gives a list of places around town of where to get toys.
5 Chinese Online Shopping Sites to Rival Taobao
The ever changing Taobao in terms of payment and availability makes this blog a sure hit for people looking to other sites to get their bags, shoes, toys and much more. This was written by one of our interns. It was the fifth most viewed blog in March now, it’s the second most viewed blog.
Beijing French School Teens Believed Aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight
The missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 has still to be located. The news that the plane had crushed taking along members of the Beijing expat community is still something raw. The focus of this blog were the two teenage sweethearts.
As far as folklore, urban legends and ghost stories goes, this blog compiles a list of the Chinese hair raising stories that have been told over the years.
To commemorate Easter around the capital, our dining and lifestyle editor wrote two blogs that garnered the attention of most of our readers. The first blog was a beijingkids sponsored event at the Fairmont and the other was a round up of the brunches, egg hunts and more.
10 Things You Might Not Know About the Year of the Dragon
Learning about the Chinese zodiac is fascinating, this blog was written over two years ago to give insight on what people might not know about the characteristics of the people born on that year.
The rest that made the list are:
What’s That Air Purifier Really Doing for You? (No. 6, this moves from the tenth spot in the month of March)
Smogcast App: Tomorrow’s Pollution Forecast Today (No. 8, this is a review of the app that allows people to know how polluted the following day is going to be.)
Oh Marker, Where Art Thou? Get Your Art Supplies at Beijing International Art Material Center (No. 9, this is a review of the art store in Huajiadi)
Photos courtesy of beijingkids file photos