15 Sights Not To Miss On Your Road Trip Through Iceland

If you’re a travel junkie, chances are, Iceland is on your bucket list. The incredible island of fire and ice has recently caught the attention of nature lovers from all over the world. At the end of the day, after seeing the multitude of photos of the beautiful Icelandic horses, majestic waterfalls, breathtaking glaciers, intriguing black beaches, stunning fjords, and unique hot springs all over the island, who wouldn’t want to visit this magical country? However, with the immense amount of things to see and do, planning a trip to Iceland can be a bit overwhelming. According to your fellow travelers on Trover, the most efficient way to see all of the iconic sights of Iceland is by car. So, when in Iceland, here are 15 sights not to miss on your road trip around the infamous Ring Road:

1. Hallgrimskirkja

Trover photo by Leo Li

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Exploring Portugal: 14 Stunning Sights

The westernmost country of mainland Europe, Portugal is the continent’s oldest nation-state, having maintained the same borders since 1139. A country as old as it is, Portugal is rich in history and culture, in addition to stunning natural attractions. From buildings decorated in 17th-century tilework to vibrant blue oceans to a 100-year-old urban elevator, this coastal country offers both urban gems and a taste of paradise.

We’ve collected 14 images from across Trover that capture Portugal’s wonderful essence.

1. The Bica Funicular in Lisbon

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Northern Lights: 13 Dazzling Norway Discoveries

Known for its expansive mountainous landscapes, oil exports, and being a leader in the Winter Olympic Games, the Kingdom of Norway is also a pioneer in organizational office supplies, as it gave the world the paperclip in the early 20th century! Paperclip claim aside, the country of Norway is filled with stunning natural scenery, charming fishing villages, and the entrancing northern lights, or aurora borealis. To celebrate these Norwegian wonders, we’ve assembled stunning Scandinavian sights from across the Kingdom of Norway.

1. Parkplatz, Nordland Fylke

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11 Unusual Museums Around the World

The Lourve, the Met, the Uffizi Gallery – all iconic destinations that are must-sees in each of their respective cities. But what about the Instant Ramen museum in Ikeda, Japan? Or the pinball museum in Seattle, Washington? Despite maybe not having as much historical significance, these museums are sure to provide a fun way to spend an hour or two in any travel venture. Take a look at the ones we found for you here:

1. Cow Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Cow Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Photo by Emma King

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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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