Global Politics

Buddhism and Modern Life in Bhutan

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is rapidly modernizing. But it's also actively trying to retain its Buddhist spiritual base. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the second piece in her two-part series on balancing Buddhism with the modern world.

Arts, Culture & Media

Why it Costs $200 a Day in Bhutan

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan wants to boost tourism while keeping the number of visitors under control. So it requires tourists to spend a minimum of $200 per day. And as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Bhutan, the amount goes up next year.