New Photo Contest – Share Your Best #BeachTips

Slather on that sunscreen and grab your towel—we’re heading to the beach! Share your #BeachTips and sun-soaked travel gems for a chance to win $1500 for travel. Pack the Trove with #BeachTips featuring your favorite stretch of shoreline and seaside activities. Write a unique description, include the tag #BeachTips, and use a precise geo-tag to win a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Panorama of Beach with Paraglider Parahoot

Do you have a favorite ocean view table for sipping craft cocktails? Or know where to build a bonfire while camping on the coast? Dig deep into your camera roll and share your beachy delights with Trover. From boardwalk amusements to parasailing in paradise, share your #BeachTips now. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of Trover judges based on image quality, creativity, description detail and precise geo-tag. Your best #BeachTips could win $1500 for travel!

Share your beach themed photos and tips by May 28, 2018. Write details about your discovery and tag each one #BeachTips to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#BeachTips Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #BeachTips Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features beach locations or fits the #BeachTips 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 28 May 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 “#BeachTips” 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 May 28th to be considered! 

Read contest terms and conditions.

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

9 Gorgeous Rivers From Around The World

Wherever they carve a path, rivers are integral to the ecosystem, provide sources of freshwater, and have been crucial for transportation throughout history. They’re also a great reminder to just go with the flow! Whether you’re looking for white-water rafting or a lazy afternoon cruise, rivers are always a fun place to spend some time. Soak up the natural beauty and wonder of famous waterways of the world with our current picks for 9 gorgeous rivers.

1.  Blanco River in Hualaihué, Chile

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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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Natural Wonders of China: 11 Stunning Sights

Beyond its bustling urban centers and monuments rich with history and mystery, China is home to some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The fourth largest country in the world, and the most populous, China’s landscapes range from snowy peaks to sandy dunes to dense, green forests, and everything in between.

To inspire a bit of travel envy, we’ve collected 10 discoveries that depict the magnificent and diverse natural features of China. Afterall, travel season is just around the corner.

1. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park a.k.a. “Avatar Mountains”

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Trover’s Discovery of the Year!

We asked YOU to make the final pick for Trover’s Discovery of the Year by thanking your favorites and touching the hearts️ of Trovers like you. And the results are in. .  .

Congratulations to Meg Jaeger! Meg captured Switzerland’s majestic Matterhorn meeting the early morning light. This magical sunrise moment nabbed Meg a $750 Expedia Travel Prize. Time for more Troving, Meg! We can’t wait to see your next adventure.

Matterhorn peak reflected in lake at sunrise

Trover’s Discovery of the Year 2017. Photo by Meg Jaeger of Zermatt, Switzerland

With so many spectacular discoveries, the contest was close! Honorable Mentions and high fives to Jeff Larson for his hidden waterfall hike in Utah, to Amritha for her picturesque pink lake in Mexico, and to David Bjorgen for his radiant reflections from the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Collage of canyon waterfall, woman standing at pink lake, and architecture at a mosque

Honorable Mention to Jeff Larson, Amritha & David Bjorgen

Thank you to everyone for sharing the world with the Trover community and showing love to your fellow Trovers. You made 2017 a wonderful adventure brimming with breathtaking discoveries, keen insider tips, and fascinating travel stories! From the hippest hot spots to hidden gems off the beaten path, your far-flung finds have shown us the best of everywhere. Check out Trover’s Best of 2017, thank and follow all of the nominees for their amazing discoveries, and get inspired for your next adventure. Keep sharing your jaw-dropping finds and travel tips in 2018—you might take home the next prize!

Best of Trover 2017 – a photo list by Trover