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Dispatch, India: Tourists become victims of currency crisis
Residents of Kolkata try to redeem their old rupees for new bills. It could take hours to get a small amount. Photo Credit: Sarah Mawdsley

Dispatch, India: Tourists become victims of currency crisis

Landing in New Delhi, Abe Peck and his wife anticipated that the wedding of their son in India would be full of cultural surprises. But a more immediate revelation came via a note slipped under the hotel door: Rupees bought at the airport were suddenly obsolete. READ MORE


Best-selling travel author Patricia Schultz finds that beyond South Korea's capital city is a country of tradition and history that also has Olympic-size dreams and plans for the future. READ MORE


Jettisoning jet lag in Hanoi
A treatment room in Le Spa du Metropole in the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel in Vietnam.
Jettisoning jet lag in Hanoi

I had only been at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi for a matter of hours after spending the better...  READ MORE