He wandered the known world in Africa, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, India and China and after the end of his journeys he told his stories to Ibn Juzayy, a scholar he had previously met in Granada.
A Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities
and the Marvels of Traveling – Book narrated by Ibn Battuta
Ibn Battuta mainly traveled to places with Muslim governments in the areas inside the black border (map below) marking the Dar al-Islam. However . . .
*** Muslim traders had already ventured out into China, Indonesia and further, and had established small Muslim communities in many regions of the world ***