The Unframed World was recently nominated by Backpack with Brock and Retrospective Traveler for the Tripbase 7 Links Project. This project was created in order to help travel bloggers share 7 of their best articles all in one creative wrap up post. This should be fun, let’s get to it!
My Most Beautiful Post
The Endless Red Gates of Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari
This was a tough call. I almost went with Wide Paths through Grand Bamboo, but decided that the Red Gates of Fushimi Inari post had larger number of compelling images.
My Most Popular Post
National Geographic Internships: Getting In
This article giving real answers to a desperately sought after goal that is somewhat shrouded in mystery. As it turns out, “National Geographic Internship” is also an extremely popular search term.
My Most Controversial Post
Nagasaki: Shamelessly Lovable Animals
It’s debatable whether these animals should’ve been classified as “cute” instead of “lovable.”
My Most Helpful Post
Photo POWER-UP: The Rule of Thirds Delivers Justice
This being a photography web site, this post about the basics of photo composition is a good starting place for anyone looking to take better shots of anything.
Most Surprisingly Successful Post
Tips for Planning Your Weekend Trip
Lori wrote this and neither of us expected it lead the site’s page-view count for two weeks in a row after it was published.
The Post that Didn’t Get the Attention it Deserved
TRIP VID! More than a View: Tour Miyajima
Although I really wanted to say “any TRIP VID! post,” I think this video from Miyajima in particular went overlooked. I put a lot of time into editing videos to tell the trip story while also synching to appropriate music. Everyone should watch them more.
Post I’m Most Proud of
The Finish Line and Beyond of Japan by Bicycle
The conclusion to my 43 day, 3,500km+ cycle tour of Japan which raised over $13,000 of relief aid.
The 7 Links Project – My Nominations
Here are the 5 Travel Blogs that I’m nominating for the Tripbase 7 Links Project:
To all of the bloggers nominated above, the rules for the 7 Link Project can be found here. Please be sure not to nominate someone who has already previously been nominated. You can see the current list of nominations here.