The Chinese Conundrum – Travel to China & How the Rise of China has affected the World of Travel

Today I’m going to look at the impact of China’s rising economy and it’s opening up to tourism on the world of travel. And this means more than just the influx of Chinese tourists on the scene. It has changed the way we travel to some degree, it’s opened up a very large and fascinating country to mass tourism in itself, it’s brought Chinese Airlines to prominence globally, it has changed the way the rest of the world views China, and finally and in 2020 most significantly it has resulted in a backlash – some real, some perceived – against the world’s most populous country.

The Slow Travel Experts! – Interview with Travel Blogger Frank Thomae!

Howdy all and it's another Sunday and this time I am extremely excited to present my interview with Frank from 'The Adventures of BBQBoy & Spanky', a travel blog I have long followed as Frank and Lissette have travelled and lived in many places from Mexico to Croatia. Presently in their homeland Canada, I caught up with Frank to see how he's doing, and what his plans are going forward.

Essential Tips for Travel to Uzbekistan!

So, you want to go to Uzbekistan? No? You should, it’s an amazing country with incredible history and more! Friendly people, amazing architecture, parks, fountains, museums, improving transport infrastructure which now includes high-speed rail, it’s becoming more and more accessible as well, really – it could be the next BIG THING. It could be the next big destination people start to flock too!

Irish Eyes in Japan – An Interview with Travel Blogger Lynda Hogan!

Sunday means 'interview' here on Andy's World Journeys and this time I'm 'chatting' with friend and fellow blogger, Lynda Hogan. Lynda hails from Ireland but lives in Saitama, Japan hence my incredibly corny title for the this post (sorry Lynda!). Lynda's blog details all the things there are to do in Saitama, and as such is a great source of knowledge for anyone who's planning a trip to Japan. She's also a mum, and has that in mind in many instances when she blogs.