New Photo Sweepstakes – Share Your Discoveries #InStone

Revel in the mysteries of history! Share your photos and travel tips of discoveries immortalized #InStone to win $1500 for travel. From the historic cemeteries of Argentina to the monumental engineering of ancient Egypt, tell the Trover community about the must-see discoveries built #InStone.

Ancient Greek columns wit blue sky

The Acropolis of Athen, Greece. Photo by Kostas Brejaart

Have you witnessed the City of the Incas cloaked in mist or captured the magic of Celtic standing stones? Share your finds of spooky cliffside castles, vine-shrouded temples, and abandoned cave dwellings. Tell us the details of your #InStone discoveries for your chance to win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize!

Upload your photos & tips by October 30, 2017. Write a few lines about your discovery and tag each one #InStone with your description to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more you share, the better your chances. Check out the full #InStone Photo Sweepstakes list for inspiration!

#InStone Photo Sweepstakes – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #InStone Photo Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features stone or fits the #InStone theme. You can upload to Trover.com or the iOS App or Android AppBe sure to upload before the contest ends at 11.59 p.m. PT on 30 October 2017.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the destination or activity, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery. Include “#InStone” in the description field.

3) Et voila! You’re entered to win the $1500 Expedia voucher!

This is a Sweepstakes. The more eligible photos you upload, the higher your chance of winning!

This sweepstake is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by October 30th to be considered! 

Read sweepstakes terms and conditions.

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

12 Places to See Fall Colors in Europe

Though summer has ended, Europe’s most colorful season has just begun. While most people might travel in the summer months and during the holidays, autumn is a favorite time for many Trovers to explore Europe. The shoulder season means fewer tourists, lower airfares, and cheaper hotel rates, but we also love the crisp climate, harvest festivals, and, most importantly, the magnificent explosion of color from the foliage all around. Contemplating a European excursion this fall? Here are our top twelve picks where you can get your fix of the autumn leaves:

1. Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria

Trover photo by Wing Li

2. Geierlay in Mörsdorf, Germany.

Trover photo by Jelle Canipel

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14 Wild Finds: Animals of the World

If you’re a dog person, a cat person, or more of a crocodile person, there’s no denying our fascination with beautiful (and occasionally hair-raising) species scattered around our planet. Whether you’re embarking on a safari adventure or happen upon something crawling in your hotel bathroom, part of the fun of traveling lies in the animals you see along the way.

Celebrate the diverse critters around the world with 14 of our favorite wildlife finds. Beware: with a few of these creatures, this may be as close to them as you’d like to get.

1. Oryxes in Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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October 2017 Trover Travel Scholarship

We are inspired every day by the beautiful discoveries you share with us. To honor the vibrancy and value that each of you brings to Trover, we created the $500 Trover Travel Scholarship. Each month, we award it to one traveler who has particularly inspired us with their photos and stories.

This month, we’re thrilled to award the Trover Travel Scholarship to Carl & Sasha!

Scholarship Award Laurels - Carl and Sasha

Who are Carl & Sasha? They’re backpacking adventurers currently exploring Southeast Asia! We asked them to share a few details about their inspirational travel story and tips for your own backpacking adventure! On to you, Carl & Sasha . .  . Continue reading

#Festival Photo Sweepstakes Winner

We feel like dancin’ to celebrate this colorful capture from the UK’s WOMAD festival. Casper Farrell’s exhilarating discovery of rhythm and motion from Wiltshire, England is the winning entry from our #Festival Photo Sweepstakes! Congratulations to Casper, the lucky winner of a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Two dancers with large feather headdresses and colorful clothing.

Casper Farrell’s winning #Festival find from the UK.

The World of Music and Dance festival aka WOMAD is the UK’s “celebration of everything that is world music—from bhangra beats and tribal drumming to Mongolian throat singers and Rio inspired dance gatherings.” Casper provides delightful details about this annual event showcasing global sounds and vibrant movement. Thank you, Casper, for sharing your fantastic photo and fun travel tips with the Trover community. Be sure to follow Casper Farrell on Trover to see his collection of festive finds and natural wonders. Congrats, Casper!

Thank you to everyone for sharing your #Festival snapshots from across the globe. We’re topping off our travel to-dos with wet & wild fun, botanical bliss, and high-flying adventure. Check out the full collection of #Festival finds; thank your favorites and build your own list of travel-worthy events!

Be sure to follow Trover on FacebookTwitter or Instagram for travel tips & inspiration and to stay in the know for your next chance to trove & win. Trove on!