Pakistan

order:
4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

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

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?

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?

Sun Shuyun's "Ten Thousand Miles Without A Cloud"
6.5
China

Sun Shuyun

Is this book more about contemplation or more about adventure?

Jehan de Mandeville's "The Travels"
5.3
Afghanistan

Jean de Mandeville

Why is it so much fun to read Medieval travel stories that are at least partly untrue?

Stanley Stewart's "Frontiers of Heaven"
5
China

Stanley Stewart

Is China really that quirky, or do we sometimes just want things to be a certain way?

Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta's "The Travels"
5.3
Afghanistan

Ibn Battuta

Did conservative ethics turn this great adventure story into such a slow read?

Fernão Mendes Pinto's "Pilgrimage"
6.3
Cambodia

Fernão Mendes Pinto

If this is one of the classics of Portuguese literature, why is it such a slow read?