Who to Follow This Week on Trover

Every week on Trover, we get to see some great new users jump on and some veteran users continue to share their inspiring travel stories.

In case you’ve been out of the loop, here’s our round up of who’s been killin’ it on the trove this week:

1. Together is our favorite place to beorig (3)

As you can tell by their alias, this Trover is a traveling couple. Originally from the UK, these two explorers are sharing their stories and giving travel advice about their expeditions all throughout Europe. They’ve also set foot in New Zealand, Brazil and, we’re sure, many other places. Continue reading

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.

 

 

Enhance Your Wealth and Luck with Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Enjoy wealth, good fortune, and delicious holiday foods? How about fireworks and family celebrations?

If you’re a fan of these, you should start celebrating Diwali immediately. 

Photo by Ramnath Bhat via Wikipedia

Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Diwali is the Hindu New Year, celebrated each year around mid-October. It is an iconic festival of light during the beginning of the dark winter season. People all over the world light twinkling lamps, eat holiday sweets, wear new clothes, and gather with family and friends to celebrate the new year.

The holiday specifically honors the goddess of wealth and good luck, Lakshmi – in hopes that she will bless everyone with good fortune in the coming year.

Sounds like a great holiday, right? You can do it too!

Seven easy steps to celebrate Diwali like a pro:

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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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