Note the popular use of music and food terms for different African countries! I wonder if pupils would be able to guess the correct countries from the search terms used?
Might be a bit of educational fun for the classroom!
These were used to draw maps showing the top suggestions associated with each country, giving a fascinating insight of people’s perceptions of different nations.
Maps for all of the continents can be accessed via the weblink above, along with a full list of search terms for each individual country. Interesting to see that the most popular term used for Argentina was Malbec!
I don’t know if these geographical oddities will ever become a reality, but they are interesting ideas.
I came across them while researching a possible future trip to Russia, and was interested to read about a project they completed examining people’s perceptions of the different countries of the world.Follow this Dropbox link to listen to it for yourself: https://t.co/kueggd67CR How about this for a coffee table?It is the only one of its kind – based on a scale model of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.Commissions are possible – so if you fancy a table to remind you of your favourite Scottish Highland or Lake District peak, why not get in touch? I recently completed a piece of work focusing on tourism in my own area – with particular reference to the quality of sea bathing water.