Western Asia

order:
4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

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

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?

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?

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?