Boldy Brewed: 11 Coffee and Tea Spots Around the World

From flat whites and spicy chai lattes to a spot of afternoon tea, it’s easy to sate your caffeine craving at home and abroad. Coffee shops and tea rooms provide travelers a place to drink in the local culture, plan their daily adventures, and capture the perfect picture of intricate latte art. To celebrate the wonders of coffee, tea and all things caffeinated, we’ve collected 11 buzzing beverage discoveries found around Trover. So, grab a seat—and a  mug of your own favorite drink—and take note of where you might enjoy your next cup of joe.

1. General Porpoise Doughnuts in Seattle, Washington

Photo by Dina Basarab

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10 Discoveries to Celebrate the Vibrant Hues of Mexico

This week marks the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a tradition celebrated by those of Mexican ancestry across the world. In remembrance of friends and family who have passed, graves and shrines are decorated with orange Mexican marigolds (the flowers of the dead), sugar skulls, paper decorations, traditional foods, among other vibrant adornments. In honor the multi-day celebration, we’ve collected 10 of the most colorful Trover discoveries captured throughout Mexico.

1. Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

Woman wearing skull makeup balancing bowl on her head in Mexico.

Photo by Gareth Davies

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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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11 New Zealand Sights to Rule Them All

Snow-covered volcanoes, lush rainforests and a staggeringly high sheep-to-people ratio, it seems as if the islands of New Zealand have fallen out of the pages of a storybook… or a Hollywood script. In just the last 20 years, New Zealand has provided the backdrop for a number of big-budget blockbuster films, from King Kong to The Chronicles of Narnia series, and perhaps most notably, The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

September 22nd is the birthday of author J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous characters, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. To celebrate these two sneaky little Hobbitses, and their beautiful land called Middle Earth, we have collected Trover discoveries from eleven of New Zealand’s most breathtaking sights.

1. The Nuns Veil in Gammack, New Zealand

New Zealand sights: Nunns Veil in Gammuck, New Zealand. Snow-covered mountains

Trover photo by Chrystal Hutchinson

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10 Awe-Inspiring Bookstores & Libraries Around the World

For travelers and locals alike, bookstores and libraries provide endless entertainment, space to wander, and a bit of cover when the weather turns bad.

September 6 marks National Read a Book Day, and to inspire your literary adventures, we’ve collected 10 of the world’s most stunning bookstores and libraries featured on Trover. From quirky garden shops to historic and grand collections, you just might discover your new favorite place to crack open a good book.

1. Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal

Photo by Martin Rimsky

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