Syria

order:
4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

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

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?

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?