Russia

order:
4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

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

Xiao Peng's "Ten Years Of Backpacking"
4
Austria

Xiaopeng

If this book isn’t badly written, then why is it still bad?

Colette Modiano's "Twenty Snobs and Mao"
6.5
China

Colette Modiano

What happens when rich Europeans visit China at the height of the “Cultural Revolution”?

Wolfgang Büscher's "Berlin - Moscow"
7.5
Belarus

Wolfgang Büscher

Will the search for the “Russian soul” ruin an otherwise great book?

Karl Bushby's "Giant Steps"
6
Alaska

Karl Bushby

Who would have thought it was possible to cross the Bering Strait on foot?

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?

Sven Hedin's "In The Heart Of Asia"
6.3
China

Sven Hedin

Are we looking at a career-obsessed explorer or at a blueprint for Indiana Jones?

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?

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?