7 Kid-Friendly Things To Do in Iceland

Iceland is undoubtedly one of the travel hot spots in 2015.

What makes it so awesome?

Well, aside from being a dream destination for intrepid solo travelers, excited groups of wanderers, and smitten honeymooners, Iceland is also a place you can take the family to!

Here are 7 things you and the family can do in Iceland:

1. Ride the cute Icelandic ponies!

Trover photo by Chasing Amber

Trover photo by Chasing Amber

Trover photo by YoungAdventuress

Trover photo by YoungAdventuress

Continue reading

18 Photos of Montana that will Make You Drool

As the fourth-largest state in the U.S., Montana boasts a lot more than big sky. Though of course there’s lots of that, too.

Below are 18 of our favorite user discoveries from the beautiful state of Montana. See the full list here, but viewer beware: excessive ogling may cause unexpected trip planning.

1. Bearhat Mountain, Glacier National Park

fixedw_large_4x-21

Trover photo by Andy Yee

Continue reading

Follow Friday

It’s Friday again, globetrotters, and that means we have a new bunch of follow-worthy Trovers to inspire your weekend adventures. Check out these fine new explorers and follow your favorites!

molly_wolfson_profile

1. Molly Wolfson

Molly is a new adventurer on Trover whose #1 travel accessory is her bright red lipstick. She loves reading, her cat Theo, and of course travel! She’s got her eye on worldwide travel, having already explored Canada, America and most of Europe. Follow Molly on Trover today!

Molly_wolfson_collage

2. ST Images

stimages_profile

ST Images is made up of Sherrin and Tom, two surf-crazy Aussie photographers living the underwater dream. They’re raising two kids on Australia’s Gold Coast, running a surf photography blog and generally living life to the fullest. Follow them on Trover, on Instagram or on their blog.

stimages_collage

3. Micah Weber

 

micah_weber_profile

Micah Weber is a photographer currently living in Santa Barbara, California – when he’s not in South Korea, Paris, Italy, Ireland or Hong Kong. He loves travel because it’s a great way to spend quality time with old friends and make new ones. He’s living life to the utmost and you really want to follow along. Get even more Micah on his website.

micahwebercollage

4. Jerome Soldo

jeromesoldo_profile

Jerome is an American who took a trip of a lifetime – through the length and breadth of Central and South America. He and friends hit Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Argentina and Chile, and he’s sharing his unforgettable stories with us on Trover. Whether it’s waking up before dawn to witness the sun breaking across volcanos, or diving into rich, icy-blue water… Jerome will inspire your adventurous spirit. Follow him today.

Jerome_Soldo_collage

5. Richard Remington

richard_remington_profile

Richard is an American with a talent for wild animal photography. He and his wife travel every chance they get, and he chronicles their adventures with stunning photos of the local fauna. Follow Richard on Trover to indulge your megafauna cravings!

richard_remington_collage

That’s all for this week, folks! If you’re craving more wanderlust fuel, check out last week’s Follow Friday for more adventure.

 

Best #Roadtrip Photo Challenge

landscape

Upload your original road trip photo, like this one by Bo, and you could win $1500!

Do some of your best travel memories come from roadtrips you’ve taken with family and friends? Yep. Us too.

In honor of unique and memorable journeys, we are hosting a #roadtrip photo challenge and have invited epic road trip experts yTravelBlog to serve as our judges.

Show us your best photos of the cool restaurants, awesome landmarks, and beautiful vistas you discovered by road and let Caz and Craig decide if yours is best.

How do you enter?

1) Upload your best original photo of something you discovered while on a road trip (restaurants, cafes, gorgeous parks, hidden beaches, etc.) to Trover.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. Include travel tips or cool details about the place.

3) Include “#roadtrip” in the details field.

4) Voilà–you’re entered to win $1500!

Easy peasy.

This is a judged challenge: in partnership with Trover, Caz and Craig from yTravelBlog will select one winner. They’re looking for gorgeous photos, remarkable locations, and helpful, interesting details. The #Roadtrip Photo Challenge ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on April 5.

Already posted your road trip shots to Trover? That’s great! Just edit your photo to include “#roadtrip” in the description and they’re entered.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

Questions? Talk to us at feedback@trover.com.

18 of America’s Greatest Piers

Piers are classic destinations. Where else can you enjoy a sunset, ride a roller coaster, go fishing, slackline, eat great food, watch waves crash, and maybe get a splinter if you run barefoot?

The United States has many a great pier along its beautiful Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Here are some of our favorites:

1. Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, California

fixedw_large_4x-5

Trover photo by Blayden Thompson

 

 

Continue reading