Reuters: Lifestyle




    South Africa's tourism a bright spot despite recession


    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's top tourist hub Cape Town expects a 13 percent jump in tourist arrivals this year to 1.77 million, officials said on Thursday, a rare bright spot in an economy... ...

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's top tourist hub Cape Town expects a 13 percent jump in tourist arrivals this year to 1.77 million, officials said on Thursday, a rare bright spot in an economy...

    As temperatures soar, desperate Gazans try any means to beat heat


    GAZA (Reuters) - As Middle East summer temperatures soar above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit), Gazans are struggling to stay cool amid a power crisis, with less than four hours of electricity a... ...

    GAZA (Reuters) - As Middle East summer temperatures soar above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit), Gazans are struggling to stay cool amid a power crisis, with less than four hours of electricity a...

    After-hours drinking hole a haven for Tower of London's Beefeaters


    LONDON (Reuters) - After the hordes of tourists with their cameras and selfie sticks depart from the Tower of London every evening, a private drinking hole for Beefeaters comes to life within the... ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - After the hordes of tourists with their cameras and selfie sticks depart from the Tower of London every evening, a private drinking hole for Beefeaters comes to life within the...

    British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit


    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artist Benjamin Shine hopes the launch of a new installation featuring his signature tulle fabrics in a New York department store window display at Bergdorf Goodman will inspire... ...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artist Benjamin Shine hopes the launch of a new installation featuring his signature tulle fabrics in a New York department store window display at Bergdorf Goodman will inspire...

    Happy birthday carrot cake of sorts for Singapore's Canola the manatee


    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canola the manatee, hand-raised by her carers since she was abandoned by her mother at birth, celebrated her third birthday at Singapore's River Safari on Wednesday with a... ...

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canola the manatee, hand-raised by her carers since she was abandoned by her mother at birth, celebrated her third birthday at Singapore's River Safari on Wednesday with a...

    Mainland Europeans outpace Britons as Ireland tourists for first time


    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Visitors from mainland Europe in the second quarter accounted for more trips to Ireland than Britons for the first time since quarterly records began nearly two decades ago. ...

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Visitors from mainland Europe in the second quarter accounted for more trips to Ireland than Britons for the first time since quarterly records began nearly two decades ago.

    South Korean shelter dog basks in presidential glory as 'First Dog'


    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday welcomed a rescue dog to his official Blue House residence, delivering on a campaign promise to boost awareness of the fast-growing... ...

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday welcomed a rescue dog to his official Blue House residence, delivering on a campaign promise to boost awareness of the fast-growing...

    From bull ring to taxi rank: Spain's moonlighting matadors


    MADRID (Reuters) - When he's not facing a bull in the ring, dressed in the richly embroidered costume worn by matadors, Alberto Lamelas can be found in jeans and sneakers circling Madrid in his taxi... ...

    MADRID (Reuters) - When he's not facing a bull in the ring, dressed in the richly embroidered costume worn by matadors, Alberto Lamelas can be found in jeans and sneakers circling Madrid in his taxi...

    Rome experiments with policing tourists at Trevi Fountain


    ROME (Reuters) - Visitors to Rome's Trevi Fountain were on their best behavior on Tuesday as the city started testing out a plan to clamp down on tourists dipping their feet into the basin of the... ...

    ROME (Reuters) - Visitors to Rome's Trevi Fountain were on their best behavior on Tuesday as the city started testing out a plan to clamp down on tourists dipping their feet into the basin of the...

    No ho-ho-ho-liday as Santas meet in Denmark


    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - It's summertime in Denmark but Santas from around the world are already planning for the festive season, with more than 150 gathering in Copenhagen to share some early... ...

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - It's summertime in Denmark but Santas from around the world are already planning for the festive season, with more than 150 gathering in Copenhagen to share some early...