It’s been a big year here on the Time Out blog. In fact, we’ve got twice as many readers as we did a year ago – so, thanks for all your love, support, clicks and likes in 2013! Here are the ten posts that you enjoyed the most, in reverse order…
Oui! We compared and contrasted two of the world’s loveliest cities.
We revealed the shocking truth behind this Christmassy chocolate treat.
You all go nuts a weekly basis for our ‘overheard in London’ column. So it stands to reason that our round-up of the year’s funniest would blow the bloody doors off.
Ladies, don’t find yourself doing a long stretch just because you ate chocolate on public transport. Ignorance is no defence in the eyes of the law.
To protect and serve – and twerk a bit. You loved these funky coppers getting their expertly-choreographed groove on at Europe’s biggest street party.
We might have dug this up from the Internet Past (note the old-school East London Line!) but this handy tube map, showing which journeys are quicker to do by foot, was new to most of you.
This nifty map highlights the areas where more than 5% of people speak the same non-English language as their mother tongue.
In the aftermath of the Red Wedding, Richard Madden / Robb Stark was papped deep in thought on the Underground, and jolly excited about it you all were too. (This was 500% more popular than the time Jay Z and Chris Martin caught the tube. Perhaps they should’ve caught the Hovaground instead.)
There are two explanations for this one: either London is a city of hopeless romantics, or a couple of thousand people Google ‘kiss pic’ every day and wind up on this page. We’ll let you guess which is closer to a truth.
The fog seemed cool enough on the way to work, but your photos of the low mist cloaking the city were genuinely breathtaking. 42,000 of you peered through the mist to click on the Like button. Good times.
Thanks to the photographers, cartographers and designers who shared their work with us this year. You’re the world’s greatest.
Need more? This lot just missed out on the top 10:
✚ Penises hidden on the London tube map
✚ LEGO London skyline snow globe in Covent Garden
✚ 57 great things opening in London this December
✚ The top 10 best things about The Dolphin pub
✚ 33 animals that beat you at Halloween
✚ The real meaning behind Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ Bond theme
✚ Hot Dog! Sausage Dog Café to open in Brixton
✚ Here’s what London could have looked like if the Thames Barrier hadn’t been closed
✚ London’s top ten impossible places to get into
✚ Meow that’s a good idea: cat café to open in east London