Bird Nerds: 14 Feathered Friends From Around the World

With over 10,000 species around the globe, birds come in almost every size, shape, speed and color imaginable— from ostriches nearly 9 feet tall to hummingbirds just 2 inches long. Given the diversity of bird species, it’s no surprise that avid travelers discover the beautiful variety of feathered creatures wherever they go.

To celebrate the number of amazing bird discoveries on Trover, we’ve collected 14 favorite shots of our flying (and flightless) friends.

1. A black swan in the Zoo Basel, Switzerland

Photo by YuriFineart

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9 Unique Views of the Eiffel Tower

Whether you’re brave enough to trek to the top or would prefer to stay firmly grounded, a trip to Paris requires at least one photograph of the Eiffel Tower. From the top, from underneath, or from a distance, this famous piece of French architecture is a staple of the Parisian skyline.

Built for the 1889 Paris Exposition (Exposition Universelle),  the Eiffel Tower was not meant to be permanent. Before its planned demolition in 1909, the tower proved useful for radio communications and meteorological observations.

In honor of the nearly 130-year-old monument, we’ve collected nine Trover discoveries that show unique views of the Eiffel Tower.

1. On a foggy Paris day

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Dizzy Discoveries: 11 Grand Spiral Staircases

There’s something especially grand about ascending and descending a spiral staircase. By the time you make it to the top, you might be a little sore and more than a bit woozy, but you’ll surely feel regal.

To inspire your next grand entrance, we’ve assembled some of our favorite staircases and spiraling architecture discoveries from Trover. Just be careful not to trip!

1. P+R Etoile in Carouge, Switzerland

Photo by Dominik Gehl

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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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