For my 2010s Decade in Travel post, I manually created a heatmap showing the parts of the United States and world where I’d spent the most time traveling. Since I’ve been playing around with QGIS recently, I went ahead and used it to create a proper heatmap of my travels.
Using directed graphs to show my busiest routes and what airlines I used.
While I’m fortunate that my health and finances have both been well during the COVID-19 crisis, this has been the longest time I’ve been home for this long since I started traveling for work in 2009. I created a chart and some statistics about this time spent at home.
Paul’s maps, charts, and other travel statistics for the entire decade of the 2010s.
Paul’s travel statistics for 2019.
A summary of Paul Bogard's 2018 hotels, flights, and driving.
Visualizing which US state abbreviations are one letter different from each other.
Paul’s 2017 travel statistics.
Overall, my travel increased slightly this year. Unlike in 2015, my travel was relatively evenly spread throughout the year.
With two recent work trips and a five-city European vacation, combined with the changes to summer time in the US and Europe, I've gone through quite a few time zone changes in the past six weeks.