Create Perfect Portraits Even at Night with Vivo V5 Moonlight Selfie
  While I use my DSLR for the travel photographs, utility of having a good phone camera while traveling cannot be denied. Let us face it, for all its virtues, a DSLR is a cumbersome device. Coupled with lenses, charger, and other accessories, it fills up one bag on its own. So, despite by DSLR snobbery, I have been clicking more and more pictures with the phone camera of late. There are situations where I have to do it but sometimes I do not get the result I want. For instance, during my ...
Trump, taking a break from White House prep, tees off with Tiger Woods
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday took a break from preparing to take office to engage in a pastime beloved by presidents since Dwight Eisenhower: playing... ...
Leaving war-torn Syria, luxury chocolatier finds new home in Hungary
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Bassam Ghraoui's Syrian confectionary became synonymous with the finest gourmet chocolates anywhere before war decimated his business, and he is starting anew in Hungary with a... ...
Japan's female hunters take aim at wild boar, stereotypes
FUKUI, Japan (Reuters) - Chiaki Kodama blows her deer whistle and soon a male deer wanders into sight. She slowly takes aim and squeezes the trigger. ...
Panto dames come out to cheer Britain after a tumultuous 2016
LONDON (Reuters) - Roy Hudd cakes on the make-up, squeezes into his super-size bra and baby-blue slip dress, then heads out on stage to entertain a packed house of Londoners in need of a laugh at the... ...
Thousands gather at Stonehenge for winter solstice
STONEHENGE, England (Reuters) - More than five thousand pagans, druids and revelers gathered at Britain's ancient monument Stonehenge on Wednesday to celebrate the winter solstice. ...
UK's Queen Elizabeth, 90 and husband Philip, 95, suffering heavy colds; delay travel
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 90, and her husband Prince Philip, 95, delayed their Christmas travel plans on Wednesday because they are both suffering from heavy colds, Buckingham... ...
Traditional English pub becomes lavish Christmas spectacle
LONDON (Reuters) - A traditional English pub has been cloaked in more than 80 bright green Christmas trees while nearly 22,000 dazzling lights attract tourists and locals alike to the festive display... ...
Hong Kong uses 3D archive to preserve kung fu heritage
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Kung fu master Wong Yiu-Kau stands in a Hong Kong studio and waits as his black suit is covered head to toe in reflective markers to capture his every motion. ...
London Dreams Coming True with British Airways This Season
Photo: Günter Hentschel  Prominent tourist spots in countries like India are generally full of foreign tourists. Some of them travel here for months, making the locals wonder how they even manage to do that without working. However, the reverse is not exactly true. Till a decade ago, it was hard to find Indian tourists in Europe. Of late the trend has improved but the numbers are still low. The reason is obvious. Exchange rates are friendlier for tourists of developed c...
Traditional English pub becomes lavish Christmas spectacle
LONDON (Reuters) - A traditional English pub has been cloaked in more than 80 bright green Christmas trees while nearly 22,000 dazzling lights attract tourists and locals alike to the festive display... ...
Berlin Christmas market attack threatens European tourism again
BERLIN (Reuters) - The truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday evening is the latest blow for Europe's tourism industry, hitting a city that had been attracting more and more visitors... ...
'Santa Claus isn't coming,' recession-hit Venezuelans tell kids
CARACAS (Reuters) - As a harrowing economic crisis makes food scarce for millions of Venezuelans, many families cannot buy their children Christmas presents, decorate their home, or even host a... ...
Amid Middle East gloom, Christmas brings some cheer in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - This Christmas, for once, Bethlehem really can boast again that there is no room at the inn, as relative calm in the Israeli-occupied West Bank brings pilgrims and... ...
Artist Liu Bolin live streams Beijing smog to raise awareness
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese artist Liu Bolin, known as "the invisible man" for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, says his latest project aims to put the... ...
Senseless selfies, creepy clowns and Trump's triumph make year of odd news
BOSTON (Reuters) - Searches for selfies led to many bad decisions, an outbreak of creepy clown sightings chilled even horror maestro Stephen King, and a hard-fought campaign ended with the election... ...
Springsteen's 'Born to Run' Chevy up for auction
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bruce Springsteen's 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible, referenced in his iconic song "Born to Run," is up for auction and is expected to fetch several hundred thousand dollars. ...
In Stalin's native Georgia, Soviet dictator still revered by some
GORI, Georgia (Reuters) - In Nazi Stefanishvili's family home in Gori, posters, paintings and books fill a tiny room dedicated to the Georgian city's most famous son, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. ...
Strange brews as UK whisky distillers cash in on gin boom
METHVEN, Scotland (Reuters) - Seaweed, rhubarb, Christmas pudding and even ants - all ingredients used by a new generation of gin makers enjoying a booming British market. ...
Reindeer herding in Russia's remote Arctic
KRASNOYE, Russia (Reuters) - In Russia's remote Arctic regions, reindeer herding has been a way of life for centuries. ...