10 Real-World Wizarding Locations

Beyond amusement parks and movie studios, the magical world of the Harry Potter series is all around us… that is, if you’re in the United Kingdom. To honor Harry and all the extraordinary characters of the beloved series, we’ve collected our favorite discoveries of film locations. From urban markets in the heart of London to gorgeous cliffs and historic castles across England, the magic of the silver screen is much closer than you might think.

1. Leadenhall Market in London, England

Photo by Amy Zylka

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7 Brilliant London Markets

London’s world-renowned markets are one of the best ways to experience the city’s culture and history. Whether you’re in search of vintage clothing and jewelry or hungry for a diverse selection of local cuisine, the city’s many markets allow visitors to experience its traditions and live like a true Londoner.

Check out seven of our favorite market experiences fresh from London:

1.  Play wizard for the day and stroll through the magical Leadenhall Market.

Photo by Jim Nix

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5 Outdoor Theater Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

Who said great theater needs to be enjoyed in stuffy old buildings? These outdoor theater destinations bring the stage outside for a truly unforgettable arts experience.

Whether listening to Puccini under the stars in Italy or watching Shakespeare on the dramatic English coast, these venues are bucket list must-haves for any theater lover:

1. The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, England

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2. The Epidaurus Theatre in Epidavros, Greece

Trover photo by Michael Turtle

3. Festspielhaus Bregenz in Bregenz, Austria

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4. “Impression” West Lake Show in Hangzhou, China

5. Arena di Verona in Verona, Italy

Trover photo by Kristin Rust

Looking for more fresh and fun entertainment venues to add to your list? Check out some of our favorite destinations here, and don’t forget to share your own arts discoveries on Trover!

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 turn 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.

Paris: 9 Can’t Miss Sights You Will Love

How many words have been written about Paris? It is the city of romance, art, architecture, and the world leader in food and culture. But did you know that Paris got its nickname “The City of Light” not from its enlightened culture but from the 56,000 gas lamps that lit it up starting in the 1860s? Of course, the Paris of today has lights for its beautiful cultural monuments and buildings, including the gorgeously lit Eiffel Tower at night. Day or night, Trovers from around the world have found the top sights in Paris and captured them for you. Find below our top sights in Paris. Allons-y!

1. Rodin Museum

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Photo by Bella Abr.

2. Picasso Museum

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Photo by Arianna Gentilini.

3. Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Photo by Earth Trekkers.

4. Eiffel Tower

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Photo by Ole Ekelund.

5. Sacre Cœur

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Photo by Nicole Smith.

6. Notre Dame

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Photo by Laurence Noah.

7. Musée D’Orsay

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Photo by JessDems.

8. Luxembourg Gardens

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Photo by Nikki Woodson Blair.

9. Arc De Triomphe

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Photo by Sarah Pace.

More Trover lists of Paris awesome here, here, and here.

Looking for more inspiration for your fall getaway? Swing on by Trover.com for loads of gorgeous photos. See you there!