10 Shining Examples of Japanese Architecture

After you’ve walked the cherry blossom gardens and had the best sushi of your life, you’re bound to encounter beautiful architecture throughout Japan. From castles and pagodas to Shinto shrines, temples and historic buildings provide a glimpse of Japan’s past and cultural roots, while modern structures highlight forward-thinking technology and global influences. Enjoy a few examples of the eye-catching architecture that Japan has to offer.

1. Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan

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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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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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8 Iconic City Skylines

Cities always have amazing activities to do within them, but sometimes it’s nice to take a step back and admire them from a distance. Check out these macroscopic views of some of the most famous skylines the world has to offer.

1.. Top of The Rock, New York City, New York

New York City skyline at night from Top of the Rock

Photo by Mike DiRenzo

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10 Essential Chicago Experiences

Chicago is a destination with fascinating history, diverse culture, a vibrant food scene, and world-renowned architecture. With a plethora of things to do and see in the Windy City, a visit to Chicago makes for a great weekend getaway or week-long vacation. Here are our ten essential experiences for your next trip to Chicago:

1. Take an early morning stroll through Millennium Park to have the Cloud Gate a.k.a “The Bean” all to yourself.

Trover photo by Mattyboy876.

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