16 Views from the Edge of the World

Assuming you’re brave enough to make the trek to the top, the view from the edge of a mountain or the roof of a towering building can take your breath away (literally).

For those itching to climb new heights— or those who’d rather enjoy the view from the safety of their computer screen— we’ve assembled some of the greatest views from around the globe found on Trover.

1. Taft Point Trail in Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California

Photo by Karen Grubb

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The Emerald Isle: 13 Stunning Ireland Discoveries

From cliffside ruins to rolling pastures and quaint, cozy villages, the stunning country of Ireland looks like something out of a storybook. Known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland has a rich and complex history, including Viking invasion, 800 years of English rule and over 30,000 castles and castle ruins. And for those with a crippling fear of snakes, Saint Patrick himself was said to have banished the serpents long ago!

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, a quintessential Irish celebration, we’ve assembled some of the most spectacular Trover discoveries across the lush, green island.

1. The Cliffs of Moher in Clare, Ireland

Photo by shawn boyle

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Penguin Spotting — 11 Feathered Friend Finds

A “supercolony” of nearly 1.5 million Adélie penguins was recently discovered on the Danger Islands of Antarctica. Collectively referred to as a waddle, a rookery, a raft, or a huddle, penguins are scattered across the Southern Hemisphere. Our friendly feathered friends can be found on the shores of Argentina, South Africa, the Galapagos Islands, small archipelagos and beyond.

In celebration of wildlife around the world, we’ve collected some of the best discoveries of this favorite flightless bird, capturing just a few of its 17 species. It’s no wonder penguins are the stars of so many films.

1. Half Moon Island, Antarctica

Photo by Matt Todd

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Dazzling Street Art & Murals Around the Globe

From hyper-realistic portraits to political calls to action to photogenic, patterned walls, street art and murals capture the vibrant essence of the communities they belong to. Street art offers an honest, untamed look into a destination’s culture, whether it’s tucked within side streets and alleyways or stretched across entire buildings.

For the muralists, art lovers and those who appreciate colorful walls filled with personality, we’ve assembled just a few of the many eye-catching street art finds on Trover. These discoveries feature street are so bold it seems to jump right off of the the wall, or, in this case, the screen.

1. George Town, Malaysia

Photo by Jess Buchan

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Natural Wonders of China: 11 Stunning Sights

Beyond its bustling urban centers and monuments rich with history and mystery, China is home to some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The fourth largest country in the world, and the most populous, China’s landscapes range from snowy peaks to sandy dunes to dense, green forests, and everything in between.

To inspire a bit of travel envy, we’ve collected 10 discoveries that depict the magnificent and diverse natural features of China. Afterall, travel season is just around the corner.

1. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park a.k.a. “Avatar Mountains”

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