Xiao Peng's "Ten Years Of Backpacking"


If this guy writes so well and goes to so many cool places, then just why is this book he wrote so bad?

in the early 2000s, Xiaopeng is a young Chinese white-collar worker who decides to see the world. He travels around China, then ends up as an exchange student in the Netherlands. From there, he sets out to do the Grand Tour of Europe…

Volker Häring's "A Bus Called Wanda"

Volker Häring

Clumsy guide.

In the early 2000s, German businessman Volker Häring offers bicycle tours in China, mostly to foreigners…

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

Heinz Helfgen

The modern traveler.

In 1946, Heinz Helfgen, a former journalist from Germany turned Wehrmacht soldier comes from a POW camp, only to find out that things are pretty bad at home, especially money-wise…

Andreas Altmann's "The Price Of Lightness"

Andreas Altmann

Preaching to whom?

In the mid-2000s, German travel writer Andreas Altmann undertakes an overland trip around some parts of Southeast Asia…

Fernão Mendes Pinto's "Pilgrimage"

Fernão Mendes Pinto

Clogged up freshness.

In 1537, shortly after the European discoveries in the Americas, young Fernão Mendes Pinto from Portugal gets on a ship to the East…