In 2013, as the intensity of the euro-zone crisis abated, so the subject matter of ourReal Time Brussels blog shifted. In terms of our most-read posts, Greece is still represented, as it was in 2010, 2011 and 2012, but it has slipped down our most-read list.
Cyprus is here, unsurprisingly as the crisis enveloped that Mediterranean island this year. Unusual travel tips provided two popular posts. But our most read was a tongue-in-cheek interpretation of the European Commission’s critique of the Belgian economy — and the second a response to the furor it caused. We wrote extensively about the euro zone’s banking union project, but no posts on that subject made it to our 2013 hall of fame, which follows: