Leo Rallis

43 Flips | 1 Magazine | 21 Likes | 1 Follower | @LeoRallis2014 | Keep up with Leo Rallis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Leo Rallis”

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel

The 20 Most Pinned Travel Destinations Ever

How many of these are on your board?<p>Dreaming of car rides through Italy, or eating the world's greatest street food in Vietnam? Oh, Pinterest knows.<p>The site released a list of the most pinned locations from all over the world, officially making us want to get the heck out of town. All those dream …

National Parks

20-something small, portable campers for backwoods living

Perhaps it's just that we've been paying closer attention to the segment lately, but we've seen a surge of innovative, small camper hardware over the …

Campers

12 Secret Hideaway Islands in Europe

Whether you arrive by plane, ferry or a little taxi boat, there's something particularly romantic about marooning yourself on an island. Europe's most popular vacation islands - including Mallorca, Corfu and Ibiza - are well known, but there are hundreds of other smaller, less developed islands …

European Travel

12 reasons Luxembourg is the best country in the world

The area of the whole country is 998 square miles, and as of January it counted 562,958 inhabitants.<p>Luxembourg has a stable political landscape and is the ninth-least-corrupt country in the world.<p>For 19 years until 2013, the country was led by the head of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV), …

Judiciary

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

South America

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

This Portable Capsule Lets You Live Off The Grid Anywhere in The World

Perfect for the zombie apocalypse or your next getaway.<p>Love the great outdoors, but not quite ready to go <i>Into The Wild</i>-style and give up hot water …

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

Reader Recs: Favorite European Getaways

Europe has long been atop many travelers’ wish lists. With shoulder season upon us and favorable exchange rates still holding strong, there’s never been a better time to make that dream a reality.<p><b>To help pare down the options, we asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite</b> …

Ten of the best back-to-school apps for kids

Photograph: PR<p>Endless Wordplay.<p>84<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/27/1440680030185/6f4f785f-773e-4e0a-ba15-f89de68eb9c9-140x84.jpeg<p>140<p>Photograph: PR<p>The Everything …

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

Meet the New Class of Hotels Redefining High Design

There’s been a global explosion of design-focused, tech-savvy hotels. And with so many to choose from, here’s how to tell them apart—and find the …

22 Of The Most Secluded Hotels In The World

Perfect for people who hate people!

20 restaurants that will make you want to book a flight to Spain

In cities like San Sebastián, Barcelona, and Seville, food isn't just an art, it's a culture. Thanks to the towering influence of the great Catalan chef Ferran Adria, Spain is home to some of the most genius culinary minds in the world, not to mention pitch-perfect service and dining experiences …

TripAdvisor

Drunk Mode App Aims To Be College Kids’ Responsible Drinking Buddy

There were inklings of hints that this was the frattiest startup of all time. For starters, the subject line of the email pitch was “Not Porn” and it was about an app called Drunk Mode that helps wastoids avoid the unsightly ramifications of getting wasted.<p>The app was started by Josh Anton in 2013 …

Five gadgets that will transform your dumb car into a smart car

In fact, most new vehicles look more like smartphones on the inside than cars.<p>But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into …

Mobile Devices

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

Off-grid

Christopher Nolan explains Inception's ending: 'I want you to chase your reality'

British director says the much-debated final ‘spinning top’ scene of his 2010 brainteasing blockbuster is about the subjective nature of reality<p>Christopher Nolan has finally explained the controversial “spinning top” ending to his critically acclaimed science fiction blockbuster Inception.<p>Speaking …

Princeton University

Disney Plans "Wearable" Toys to Get Kids Off the Couch

Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Hasbro<p>Mattel

Most European men descended from just three ancestors

Almost two out of three modern European men (64 per cent) were descended from just three Bronze Age males<p>Most European men descend from just three Bronze Age dominant forefathers who began a ‘population explosion’ several thousand years ago.<p>A research team from the University of Leicester looked at …

Young women spend five hours a week taking selfies, says survey

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We've come to accept that social media is the one place where we can hope to achieve true success.<p>An unexpectedly large number of "likes" can make the difference between a day when we hit the bottle and one …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

The Stunning Mansion in Ex Machina Is (Mostly) Real, and You Can Spend the Night There

Production designer Mark Digby explains how movie magic, and metaphor, turned a real hotel into a sci-fi estate.<p>There are many stunning, otherworldly sights in <i>Ex Machina</i>, the science-fiction film directed by <b>Alex Garland</b> that features a robot so lifelike she’s played by actress <b>Alicia Vikander</b>. But …

Greek government makes IMF repayment

The Greek government said it met Thursday’s deadline to repay 460 million euros to the International Monetary Fund. “The payment has been made,” was the short statement from a government official.<p>Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Thursday the government would restart the privatisation of …

From the Experts: Making Your Dream Italian Vacation Happen

<i>Italian countryside (Flickr: Aske Holst)</i><p>Your kids love pasta, pizza and ice cream, you're enthusiastic about history, culture and shopping -- then a family vacation in Italy promises to be a treat for everyone in the family. Some careful planning is required to make sure you go during the season …

Italy

ISatHub promises reliable Internet for multiple users, from space — anywhere on Earth (hands-on)

Imagine you’re on a boat in the middle of the ocean, and you and a couple of others on board have to send some emails or text messages back to the office.<p>Or picture the same group hiking in a meadow deep in Yosemite National Park, and needing to make urgent phone calls.<p>Without normal infrastructure …

National Parks

A little black box makes it easy to unlock almost any iPhone even when it's secured with your fingerprint

The International Business Times reports that for just £120, anyone on the internet can buy specialist hardware that lets them hack into even the newest iPhones.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>The main device used is called an IP-BOX. It works by "bruteforcing" iPhone passcodes, repeatedly guessing the …

Information Systems

This is the heavy military hardware that the Middle East is buying up to fight ISIS

In fact, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), military exports to the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), several of which are engaged in fighting Islamic State, have <i>surged 71% in the last four years</i>.<p>Here's some of the heavy weaponry being bought up …

Military

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

European Travel