Indonesia

order:
6.5
China

Richard Halliburton

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

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?

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?

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?

Marco Polo's "Description Of The World"
5.5
Afghanistan

Marco Polo

Why is this one still so good today, even though a lot of it is untrue?