IT HAS been an interesting year here on the Gulliver blog. We have covered everything from the tragedies of the two Malaysian Airlines disasters, to the diary of a correspondent’s cat, who was forced to follow his master from London to S?o Paulo. But which have been the stories that most captured readers’ imaginations? Listed below are the ten most-read stories on this blog from the past 12 months. 

1. Kissing business acquaintances: X, XXX or XXXXX?
A map showing how many times French people in different regions typically kiss one another when they greet highlights why, in a business setting, it is best to stick to a firm handshake

2. Boeing’s 747: The…Continue reading