Editorial Features - Page 4

With Liberland declaring itself the world’s newest country, we round up some of the more madcap micronations to have ever existed.

Gavin Haines sinks a few drams in Norfolk, where the great English whisky revival is gathering pace.

From irate Chinese coach trippers to broken Italian statues and a Japanese beer that makes the hangover worth it, we dig out the best travel stories of the week.

From bubbling mud volcanoes to revolving sky bars, we seek out some of the more surprising highlights of Azerbaijan’s little-visited capital.

From extraordinary tales of derring-do to the memoirs of a Congolese author, Dan Lewis of Stanfords reveals his best books for a May getaway.

After unearthing three etchings in a soggy car boot sale, David Middleton goes in search of the place they depict and discovers Barbizon, France’s bohemian village.

Chris Allsop treks Speyside’s Malt Whisky Trail, once the stomping ground for smugglers and illicit distillers, now the beating heart of Scotland’s whisky industry.

10 years after the Danish government began ‘normalising’ Christiania, Alex Fahey heads to Copenhagen to see what has become of the free town.

With Egypt unveiling plans to construct a brand new capital east of Cairo, we talk to city planners and architects to devise a checklist for building the perfect city.

We post replies for 10 of the most ridiculous travel-themed questions recently posed on Yahoo Answers, a longstanding online fountain of stupidity.

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