South Asia

order:
6.5
China

Richard Halliburton

Does it make sense to refer to this author as the godfather of travel writing?

4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

Why is it often better for a writer to not put things into perspective?

Fabian Sixtus Körner - "Journeyman"
4
Australia

Fabian Sixtus Körner

Do nice photos, a lot of visited countries, and slick design make for a good travel book?

Eric Newby - "A Short Walk In The Hindu Kush"
6.5
Afghanistan

Eric Newby

Why is this humorous travel book such a classic?

Serge Roetheli's - "The 25,000 Mile Love Story"
4.8
Argentinia

Serge Roetheli

How can a book about a man running around the whole world be so boring?

Xiao Peng's "Ten Years Of Backpacking"
4
Austria

Xiaopeng

If this book isn’t badly written, then why is it still bad?

Helge Timmerberg's "Shiva Moon"
5.8
India

Helge Timmerberg

Is it a good thing or a bad thing when a writer starts to write about writing?

Nicolas Bouvier's "The Way Of The World"
7.3
Afghanistan

Nicolas Bouvier

Is this a great piece of poetic travel writing, or has it been overly polished?

Vikram Seth's "From Heaven Lake"
8
China

Vikram Seth

Is this just an epic journey through China, or does this writer also have mad skills?

Philippe Valéry's "On The Silk Road"
6.5
Afghanistan

Philippe Valéry

Is this another author who distances himself from his story?

Heinz Helfgen's "I'm Cycling Around The World"
5.5
Albania

Heinz Helfgen

What were German readers looking for in a travel book after World War II?

Odorico da Pordenone's "The Travel"
6
Armenia

Odoric of Pordenone

Was this a 14th-century fact finding mission or just another medieval mystery tale?