Win $1500 for your Bucket List

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Show us your dream destinations and you could win $1500.

If there’s one thing we love here at Trover, it’s travel. But free stuff is definitely #2.

And when we can combine them, it’s like a magical explosion of win.

That’s why we are so excited to announce our Bucket List contest: we are giving away free travel to you!

It’s easy to enter the contest:

  1. Create a free Trover account
  2. Select any discovery on Trover, and hit the + button to save it to a list
  3. Name that list “Bucket List”
  4. Now add more discoveries to the list – as many as you’d like!

On October 30, 2014, we’ll pick one random participant to win $1500 USD travel bucks.

(Already have a bucket list on Trover? That’s awesome! Just make sure it’s named “Bucket List” and you’re entered to win!)

See full contest rules for eligibility.

 

 

Travel for Food – Meet 6 foodies

Does food excite you while traveling? If yes, we have the perfect set of foodies who will inspire you to dig into the local cuisines of your next destination.

Here you go, get up close with these 6 Trovers who travel for food –>

1. Travelletto

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Dianne Bortoletto is a foodie from Australia, traveling the world in search of local specialties – from simple street food to Michelin-star restaurants. One of her favorite travel hobbies? Grocery shopping abroad.

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Check out Travelletto’s guide to Perth goodies.

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It’s Follow Friday! 10 Trovers to Tune Into

They are a ton of people pumping out beautiful, useful discoveries on the trove every week. Sometimes it’s hard to know who to follow.

Here’s a list of 10 Trovers you need to be following–they’ll keep your Trover news feed exciting and interesting.

1. Graham Jones

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This week, Graham has been showcasing his adventures rom various parts of Europe. Whether it’s England, Italy, Spain, or France, he is delivering up some top-notch photos to fuel your wanderlust.

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9 Things to Check Out in San Diego

San Diego is the second-largest city in the gigantic state of California and is world famous for its sensational attractions for the whole family. It also touches the beautiful Californian coastline and has superb weather.

To help you plan for a trip to this Southern California city, here’s a list of things to see and do in SD–some familiar, some not so familiar.

1. Potato Chip Rock 

Trover photo by Bernini at Mount Woodson Summit.

Trover photo by Bernini at Mount Woodson Summit.

The top of the moderately strenuous 7.5-mile roundtrip Mt Woodson Trail hike will give you a fantastic view and the chance to see Potato Chip Rock! It’s a fascinating (and terrifying) spot to sit. Make sure to have someone take your photo for maximum bragging rights!

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Living at the Ends of the Earth: Antarctica

Antarctica is quite literally the ends of the Earth.

It’s the coldest and driest place in the whole world. It has few natural resources to speak of (ice, penguins) and so it’s never been settled by humans. It’s unsurvivable without extensive external support.

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At Taylor Valley. Trover photo by Fernando Begay.

And yet, every year in September and October, a small group of people begins migrating southward. Geologists, zoologists, glaciologists and other scientists use Antarctica’s pristine, unspoiled environment for their experiments – and they want to live in a functioning town.

So not only is Antarctica actually survivable – you can actually get a job there. The bases hire for everything: from janitors and line cooks to firefighters and tech support.

What’s it like, living and working at the ends of the Earth?

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