Given billions of dollars to set up your own independent state, how would you go about it?
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
It's hard to imagine business class could be done any better.
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There's a fine line between being merely unprepared and being incredibly stupid.
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Let's hear it for the clearly uncool but somewhat inevitable ingredients in the travel mix that, without which, a holiday doesn't quite feel complete.
This 'bridesmaid' city has plenty of reasons to shine.