New Photo Contest: #Blue Travel Photos

Blue is the color of distance: the open sky, the endless ocean, the haze that colors far-off vistas. It’s also the color of Moroccan doors, Santorini roofs, and the Blue Mosque

This month, we’re celebrating gorgeous #blue travel photos and the limitless adventure they represent. Show us your #blue travel photos. One lucky contributor will win $1500.

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Upload your best #blue travel photos, like this one by Miriam Risager, and you could win $1500!

How to Enter the #Blue Travel Photos Sweepstakes:

1) By May 27th, upload an original photo of a vibrantly #Blue travel destination, experience or object.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the place and its history, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories you gathered about your discovery.

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

4) Post your discovery to Trover.com or via iOS/Android. Et voila! You’re in the running for $1500!

Want more details on how to win a Trover sweepstakes? Check out How to Enter a Trover Contest.

This is a Sweepstakes. The more awesomely #Blue photos you upload, the higher your chance of winning $1500!

Challenge ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on May 27, 2016.

Already posted #Blue photos to Trover? That’s great! Just edit the description to include “#Blue” and automatically enter the challenge.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

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

April 2016 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 bring 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 Aileen Pinkihan Bulahao!

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Who is Aileen? She’s an enthusiastic globetrotter, sharing photos from her adventures in 14 European countries (plus the Philippines, because they’re awesome.) She’s one of the original Trovers as well, as she’s been sharing travel photos with us since 2012!

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If you’re a fan of Europe, architecture, or positivity, follow Aileen now and savor her stunning discoveries.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos with the Trover community, Aileen! We can’t wait to see where your adventures take you next. Enjoy the $500!

March 2016 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 bring 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 the incredibly talented Deena Gainor!

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Who is Deena? She’s part of a globetrotting family. Together with her husband and four kids, they’re exploring the coolest parts of the world. Recently, they visited Rome and the Amalfi Coast in Italy and Napa and Sonoma in California. (Can you say good food and drink?)

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Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos with the Trover community, Deena! We can’t wait to see where your adventures take you next. Enjoy the $500!

To see more incredible photos by Deena, check out her website and Facebook page. And of course, follow her on Trover to see her latest travels!

9 Once in a Lifetime Camping Sites

Ready for the ultimate camping trek to the edge of the world? We have gathered some of the world’s most unique and breathtaking camping spots for you to consider for your next adventure. Wake up to an amazing sunrise above the clouds or pitch your tent under a blanket of stars. Follow the sandstone arches in Utah or hike a rocky mountain path in Morocco. Each of these sites offers a unique spot to contemplate the amazing gifts of nature. Grab your tent and get going!

1.Glacier National Park, Montana

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Photo by Sarah Kelson.

2. Canyonlands, Utah

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Photo by Dennis L. Calhoun.

3.Haleakala National Park, Hawaii

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Photo by Yu Wu.

4.Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Photo by Colby Brown.

5.Laugavegur, Icleand

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Photo by Country Girl’s World.

6.Miyajima, Japan

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Photo by Claudia Dyer.

7.High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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Photo by Angela Saran.

8.Valle del Corcora, Columbia

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Photo by The Adventure Junkies.

9.Terra del Fuego, Chile

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Photo by Mark Rentz.

Visit us over at Trover.com to get more inspiration for out of this world campsites and learn more from your fellow globe trotters!

 

 

Fall: 7 Unexpected Places

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” so says F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby. It’s true. Fall ushers in cool breezes, changing leaves, and a longing for back to school time. While many people think of the east coast when when the leaves start changing, there are many places in the US where you can find gorgeous quilts of fall colors. We have rounded up some places where you can watch the leaves turns color and start over again. Plan your next fall getaway with us.

1.Shenandoah National Park

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Photo by Sue Cummings & Bruce Howard.

2.St. Andrews, Scotland

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Photo by City Circus Wandering.

3.Quebec City, CA

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Photo by My Wanderlusty Life.

4.Munich, Germany

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Photo by Sparkz.

5.The Ozarks, Arkansas

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Photo by J. Bo.

6.Napa Valley, CA

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Photo by Girl Gone Travel.

7.Leavenworth, WA

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Photo by Micha Ollerton.

Ready to jump in some piles of leaves this fall? Find more inspiration for your fall getaways here, here, and here. And as always, come on by Trover.com to meet some fellow travelers and find out more about the planet you inhabit.