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Another week, another sideways look at the travel world. Can you defeat our mighty quizmaster?

In an ancient town painted almost entirely blue, all the locals are smoking the green stuff. Donald Twain finds out where it’s grown and sees, up close, how it’s made right for the pipe.

In this pithy piece, Karl Webster squeezes the juicy gossip from Italy’s Battle of the Oranges, so citrus yourself down and take in a slice of the action.

What penetrated a tourist off the coast of Brazil? And have you seen the funniest thing to happen in the Alps this week? Let’s get quizzical!

From an ever-lasting winter in Russia to the deserted beaches of Mozambique via flour fights in Greece, your March getaway could be your most adventurous yet.

Artists don’t see cities the same way we mere mortals do, so Anita Isalska waltzed around Poland’s Wrocław with painter Katarzyna Śmigielska for a unique take on one of the European Capitals of Culture for 2016.

Ever been busted doing something really naughty on a flight? Someone in this week’s quiz has, the mischievous scamp.

From epic treks in the Himalayas to fascinating tales of Stalinist Russia, our man from Stanfords, Dan Lewis, rounds up the best reads this January.

With a feast of baroque architecture and Poland’s liveliest nightlife, Wrocław is the European Capital of Culture 2016 that few have heard of. Anita Isalska checks out its charms.

In the third of our strange skiing series, Ian J Lynch goes in search of the perfect slope in Bamiyan province, Afghanistan.

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