In this little shack they sell five things -- Goan pastry, newspapers, bars of soap, sodas, and sausage. In India, fritters and flaky triangles are not what they seem. Indeed, they are filled with an array of tantalizing spices to satisfy any palate. Finding a hidden "inn" with sweet and savory results.
Hiding somewhere in the corners of Bangkok's nightlife, between the live music, tiny cafes and bookshops, kooky hipster hangouts and riverside spots, is this strangely charming music and cuisine that would be as much at home along the Mississippi Delta.
Just hours after Slumdog Millionaire picked up its eighth Oscar, our correspondent visited the Mumbai neighborhood depicted in the film and gauged reactions
An on-the-ground report from a city of closed airports, disbanded political parties, and rolicking protests