March 2018 Trover Travel Scholarship

We are inspired every day by the beautiful discoveries you share with us. To honor the vibrancy and value that each of you brings to Trover, we created the $500 Trover Travel Scholarship. Each month, we award it to one traveler who has particularly inspired us with their photos and stories.

This month, we’re thrilled to award the Trover Travel Scholarship to Jeff Larson!

Who is Jeff Larson? This adventurer, freelance photographer and designer is a Utah native putting down roots in the Pacific Northwest. We asked Jeff to tell us a bit about himself and the discoveries he’s shared on Trover and to give us the scoop on his upcoming travels and photo tips. Take it away, Jeff . . . Continue reading

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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New Photo Contest – Share Your Best #UrbanJungle Discoveries

Get on the grid and show Trover your lively shots of city scenes! Show us your best #UrbanJungle discoveries, from towering skyscrapers and crowded skylines to eye-popping street art and bustling crossroads. Include #UrbanJungle with your unique description and precise geo-tag to win $1500 for travel!

Busy Street with Yellow Cabs

Share your #UrbanJungle finds!

How do you capture the vibe of a city? Is it a glowing vista of twinkling towers? Subterranean tunnels saturated with graffiti? Or bustling street scenes frozen in time? Take a walk around town and a stroll through your camera roll to share your favorite city sights. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of Trover judges based on image quality, creativity, description detail and precise geo-tags. Show us your best #UrbanJungle discoveries to win $1500 for travel!

Share your city themed photos by Feb 26, 2018. Write a few details about your discovery and tag each one #UrbanJungle to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#UrbanJungle Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover

How to Enter the #UrbanJungle Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features city sights or fits the #UrbanJungle theme. You can upload to or the iOS App or Android AppBe sure to upload before the contest ends at 11.59 p.m. PT on 26 February 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 “#UrbanJungle” 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 February 26th to be considered! 

Read contest terms and conditions.

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