Keep track of which World Heritiage Sites you have visited and compare your travels with your friends.
In June 2018, the site was completely redesigned and incorporated the functionality of the now defunct Dopplr.org, making it possible to keep track of visited cities and hometowns, as well.
In August 2018, the quirky listings of Atlas Obscura started to be integrated, allowing you to keep track of a wider range of visited locations.
Also in late 2018, SOSBrutalism’s database of brutalist architecture from around the world was integrated.
The rebirth of a long lost friend
With the inclusion of allowing users to keep track of what cities, Atlas Obscura locations, and major brutalist architecture they’ve visited, in a sense, the places I have been has become the natural successor to the long-time defunct Travelhog.net.
Backend update and audio guides
In July 2020, after having been sidetracked too many times during the first half of the year, I finally was able to release an update with a completely rebuilt backend.
I also included a new source of data, 10000 location-based audio guides from izi.travel.
In January 2022, I replaced the quite pretty template based on Codebase, with a template based on Bootstrap 5. A recent update to Codebase incorporated Bootstrap 5, but Codebase needs to be converted to a WordPress template by hand, for which I can’t take the time.
I ran into a problem using embedded Apple Maps, and replaced them with Leaflet.
Selected results from Wikipedia are now also included.
Visited countries are now automatically kept track of, based on your visited sites and places.
After the GeoNames RSS to GeoRSS API had stopped working in 2020, and I had to switch to the less reliable MeaningCloud, I found that GeonNames has gotten their service back up and running, meaning shared news is now more accurately geographically positioned, again.