Postcards vs. the Future: 10 'endangered' travel items
Although technology cannot (as yet) eradicate crippling food poisoning or comically awkward cultural exchanges, there's little doubt that travel gets easier with the advent of every new app.
Smartphones make it simpler to find obscure backstreet restaurants or order cabs in Ulaanbaatar.
Nevertheless, the relentless march of progress hasn't been without a few regrettable victims.
Several much loved travel stalwarts are falling out of favor thanks to technology and other factors.
Read full story at: http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/23/travel/endangered-travel-items/