Poland

Xiao Peng's "Ten Years Of Backpacking"
Austria

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…

Wolfgang Büscher's "Berlin - Moscow"
Belarus

Wolfgang Büscher

The weight.

Wolfgang Büscher is a German journalist who has a thing for walking. So naturally in 2001 he decides to venture into Eastern Europe on foot…

Giovanni DiPlano Carpini's "The Story Of The Mongols Whom We Call The Tartars"
China

Giovanni da Pian del Carpine

The papal spy.

In the mid-13th century, a few years after the Mongol attacks on Eastern Europe, Italian cleric Giovanni da Pian del Carpine gets a mission from the Pope…

Heinrich Heine's "Travel Pictures"
Germany

Heinrich Heine

Dirty Harry.

In the early 1820s, Heinrich Heine is already a pretty successful German poet/journalist. He goes on several journeys to Berlin, Poland, the Harz, the North Sea, Italy and England…