New Photo Contest – Explore #LikeALocal

You know the sign of a great spot is if it’s popular with the locals! Tell us where to eat, drink, shop, play, explore and more—just #LikeALocal! Share your discoveries with a bit of insider knowledge, from your own hometown and around the world. Write a unique description, include the tag #LikeALocal, and use a precise geo-tag to win a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

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Tell us how to explore #LikeALocal—you could win $1500 for travel!

Help us dig up hidden gems from across the globe! Share your stories of how to explore #LikeALocal. Introduce us to the coolest neighborhoods, regional delicacies, local traditions, and quintessential destination experiences. From food and fun to art and culture, your #LikeALocal discoveries might feature:

Share your local themed photos and tips by July 30, 2018. Write details about your discovery and tag each one #LikeALocal to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#LikeALocal Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #LikeALocal Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features local finds or fits the #LikeALocal theme. You can upload to Trover.com or the iOS App or Android AppBe sure to upload before the contest ends at 11.59 p.m. PT on 30 July 2018.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the destination or activity, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery. Include “#LikeALocal” in the description field.

3) Et voila! You’re entered to win the $1500 Expedia voucher!

This is a judged contest. Eligible images must be clear, include a unique description about your discovery, and have an accurate and specific geo-tag. You may upload an unlimited number of eligible photos.

This contest is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by July 30th to be considered! 

Read contest terms and conditions.

Questions? Talk to us at feedback@trover.com.

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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The Golden State: 12 California Park Discoveries

National parks and state parks and local parks, oh my! The state of California is chock-full of diverse and wonderous protected lands, from the towering canyons and valleys of Yosemite National Park to stretches of warm and sandy coastlines.

Whether you’re planning a summer road trip down the West Coast, in search of an interesting place to camp, or just perusing, we’ve assembled some of the best Trover discoveries that capture the beauty of California’s many parks.

1. Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County

Photo by Sam Wibowo

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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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