September 26, 2008
In case you thought that travelers are always running away, trying to escape, we’ve found that IgoUgo members are actually extremely in tune with current events. The most read journals and the most viewed photos don’t always correlate to breaking news, but sometimes they do serve as an interesting snapshot of a week in travel, and in the world.
Perhaps looking for the latest evidence of destruction in the wake of Hurricane Ike—or for what existed before the devastation—Galveston saw its second week as a top destination.
Tonight, the first of three presidential debates will be held between the two candidates. Maybe in search of news, IgoUgo members made popular a photo of a certain president named George. It might not be who you think!
The New York Yankees played their last game in historic Yankee Stadium—and ended an historic run of 13 consecutive play-off appearances. Gearing up for next year, fans looked for cool places to stay in and around the Big Apple.
And while “latest” might mean “up-to-date” to some, it also just means “late” to others; an idea for last-minute trips was the most popular news for blog readers.