New #Patterns Photo Sweepstakes

From the rhythms of nature to manmade marvels, patterns abound all around us. For our latest photo sweepstakes, we’re seeking your #Patterns inspired travel discoveries! Share your best photos and tips of dizzying designs, mysterious multitudes, parallel perfection and everything in between. Show & tell us about your #Patterns finds for your chance to win $1500 for travel!

Share your #Patterns photos & travel tips for a chance to win. Photo by hippokathy88.

Are you mesmerized by the geometry of modern architecture or transfixed by tessellated salt flats? Have you seen the azulejo of Andalucia or Turkey’s stunning tilework, strolled the ornate esplanade of Ipanema, or experienced sublime Persian symmetry? We want to see it! Add your #Patterns pics and tips to the mosaic of awesome today—you could win $1500 for travel!

Upload your photos by Jun 27, 2017. Tag each one #Patterns to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more your share, the better your chances. Check out the full list of #Patterns photos for inspiration!

#Patterns Photo Sweepstakes – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #Patterns Photo Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features an activity or visual that fits the pattern 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 27 June 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 “#Patterns” 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 sweepstakes is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by June 27th to be considered! 

Read sweepstakes terms and conditions.

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

June 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 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 Earth Trekkers!

Who are Earth Trekkers? They’re Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara, a family of four who spent 13 months traveling the world, and now balance lives packed with work & school while traveling whenever possible to “explore every nook and cranny of this awesome planet.” Some of their recent travels include Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the American Southwest. Whew! Sounds amazing!

Earth Trekkers Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara

Earth Trekkers Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara.

Where to next for this fantastic fam? Austin, Boston, and California road trippin’! Then on to Italy for super human feats of strength as Julie competes in Iron Man Italy. Wow—world traveler, mother and triathlete? Go Julie! Be sure to follow Earth Trekkers on Trover to see more from their globetrotting family adventures.

Image collage of Norway, Scotland and Cambodia

A few of Earth Trekkers favorite photos from their travels symbolizing who they are and what they promote: family adventure travel. (Left to right: Norway, Scotland & Cambodia)

Earth Trekkers remind us to “Just go!! It’s an experience you’ll never regret.” Find inspiration & tips for your own round-the-world adventure on the EarthTrekkers blog. You can also catch them on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos & travel stories with the Trover community, Earth Trekkers! We can’t wait to see more of your adventures. Enjoy the $500 for travel!

 

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

#SpringFun Sweepstakes Winner

When spring rolls around to Ohio’s Franklin Park Conservatory, the work of planting a hundred thousand tulips pays off with a gorgeous explosion of color! And this blooming beauty from throwingsofas is the lucky winner of the #SpringFun Photo Sweepstakes, earning ’em a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Congrats, throwingsofas!

Tulips in Bloom

Throwingsofas notes that “spring hits and the tulips come to life at the Franklin Park Conservatory!”

From the eye-popping hues of California’s super bloom and the rich color combos of Holland’s flower fields to canyon hikes and a whale of a good time, your bountiful blossoms and festive finds have planted bright ideas for fun and exploration throughout the Trover community! Explore the full list to find your favorite tips and inspiration for spring fun, and be sure to hit a few hearts to show your fellow Trovers some love.

Thank you to everyone who shared your discoveries and congratulations to throwingsofas for this floral find! Follow throwingsofas on Trover to keep up with this Buckeye State adventurer. And be sure to follow Trover on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay in the know and find out your next chance to Trove & Win!

 

New #SpringFun Photo Sweepstakes

The days are getting longer at Trover HQ which means more hours to fill with fun, exploration and colorful celebrations! So for our next photo challenge, we want to know how YOU do #SpringFun! Do you head to the hills to catch the super bloom in its full glory, dust off your hiking boots to hit the flower-filled trails, or snag some peanuts & cracker jack at the ol’ ball game? Tell us how you do spring for your chance to win $1500 for travel!

Spring Wildflowers at Mount Rainier National Park

Share your #SpringFun tips for a chance to win. Photo by Rachel Samanyi

Spring brings the return of farmers’ markets, blooming bouquets, and picnics in the park! From bike rides and bird watching to festivals and fresh air, share your stories of your favorite spring activities near and far. You could win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize!


Upload your photos by May 10, 2017. Tag each one #SpringFun to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more your share, the better your chances. Check out the full list of #SpringFun photos for inspiration!

#SpringFun Photo Sweepstakes – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #SpringFun Photo Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features a spring activity or fits the spring fun 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 10 May 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 “#SpringFun” 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 sweepstakes is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by May 10th to be considered! 

Read sweepstakes terms and conditions.

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

Winner of #Green Sweepstakes Unearthed

Overflowing with dinosaur bones, a bug zoo, and even the Hope Diamond, the Smithsonian is a treasure trove of natural history wonders! And among the stockpile of fascinating finds, you’ll encounter this eye-catching hunk of gorgeous green variscite. This gem of a find from Jeffrey Rozwadowski is the lucky winner of the #Green Photo Sweepstakes and earned Jeffrey a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Congrats, Jeffrey!

#Green Winning Discovery by Jeffrey Rozwadowski

The museum “has exhibits featuring dinosaurs, mammals from around the world, and a bug zoo.”

From the emerald wonderland of Plitvice Lakes to the steamy witches’ brew of Yellowstone hot springs, your jaw-dropping discoveries & enticing travel tidbits left us green with envy. You shared over 4500 discoveries from 131 countries and provided the Trover community with endless travel inspiration! Explore the full #Green list to feed your wanderlust with lush pics & compelling tips.

Thank you to everyone who shared your colorful #Green discoveries and congratulations to Jeffrey Rozwadowski for his rockin’ find! Keep an eye out for your next chance to Trove & Win!