Vietnam

4.8

Nadine Hudson

Why does too much often mean too little?

In the early 1990s, Nadine Hudson from Switzerland is struggling with mental health issues, most notably an eating disorder. She decides to embark on a backpacking trip through Asia…

Xiao Peng's "Ten Years Of Backpacking"
4

Xiaopeng

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…

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

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"
5.3

Andreas Altmann

How was an otherwise good travel book spoiled by too much preaching?

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

Ibn Battuta

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

Marco Polo's "Description Of The World"
5.5

Marco Polo

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