October 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 Sophia Field!

 

Meet Sophia Field, an entrepreneur working to launch a tech startup for philanthropy. After more than a decade in the San Francisco area, Sophia landed in Seattle where she enjoys exploring around the city, both near and far. Sophia loves nature, photography, and, of course, travel! She’s a longtime member of the Trover community and has been spreading the word since she first joined! We asked Sophia to share a few details about her travels and favorite discoveries shared on Trover. Take it away, Sophia. . .  Continue reading

Quick & Easy: New Way to Share Your Photos on Trover

Ready? Okay! Now you can share images to Trover right from the camera roll on your iOS device without going to the app. . .  Just like sharing a picture in a text message or email!

How? Follow these 5 quick & easy steps and you’re good to go:

  1. Choose an image you want to share to Trover from your photo album. Tap on the share icon in the lower left corner.
  2. Swipe left on the bar with your share options and tap on the “More. . .” icon.
  3. Scroll down to find the Trover share extension, turn on the switch and tap done.
  4. Trover will now show up as one of your share options. Simply click on the Trover icon.
  5. You’re ready to share! Write a description, select the location, and click “Post”.

Take it for a whirl! While you’re sharing amazing discoveries and growing the mosaic of awesome, we’ll keep updating the app and making Trover even better!

Liking Trover? Review us in the App Store! Got ideas? Drop us a line at feedback@trover.com.

#Golden Photo Contest — From Magic Hour to Autumn Colors

Share your #Golden discoveries for a chance to win $1500 for travel! From golden hour’s gorgeous glow to the warm autumn hues of leaf peeping season, show us your #Golden finds. Dig into the details and share your nuggets of travel knowledge with the Trover community. Write a unique description, include the tag #Golden, and use a precise geo-tag to win a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Sunset view of ocean spray on basalt column cliffs.

Share your best #Golden themed photos to win! Photo by Justin Stenning of Bombo, Australia.

Share your gold themed travel finds for your chance to win! Your #Golden discoveries might feature:

Share your #Golden photos and tips by October 1, 2018. Write details about your discovery and tag each one #Golden to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#Golden Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #Golden Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features high perspectives or fits the #Golden 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 1 October 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 “#Golden” 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 October 1st to be considered! 

Read contest terms and conditions.

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

September 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 Dominik Gehl!

 

Meet Dominik Gehl, a software engineer with a love of photography, running, and travel! Originally from Germany, Dominik studied in France and Canada where he settled down for a bit before making a recent move to Switzerland. He and his family now spend every weekend exploring new places! A look at Dominik’s discoveries reveals he’s an explorer with an exceptional eye for design & architecture, as well as quiet natural beauty. We asked Dominik to share a few details about his travels and favorite discoveries shared on Trover. Take it away, Dominik. . .  Continue reading

#AboveItAll Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Neil Arthurs for his serene #AboveItAll discovery, a lush landscape and cool blue lake in Ireland’s County Cork! This high-flying capture of Lough Hyne is the winning entry of our #AboveItAll Photo Contest. Congrats, Neil—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Neil Arthurs’ Winning Discovery from County Cork, Ireland

Neil’s envy-inducing details about Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way will have you packing your bags for the Emerald Isle. “This beautiful lake is a perfect place to relax, unwind and, of course, have a swim! There is a little secret about this place, too, that will intrigue almost everyone! When the conditions are just right and the night is dark enough, the beauty of the bioluminescence is on display. Of course, you have to get in and swim in the dead of night so leave your night swimming fear in the car and bring a wetsuit, its cold!!”

Thank you, Neil, for sharing your breathtaking discovery and fascinating details! We can’t wait to see where you head next! Follow Neil on Trover to see all of his gorgeous photos and learn about his travel finds. Thank you to all of the Trover community for sharing your fresh perspectives on travel and showing us where to explore #AboveItAll. Like this high altitude wake-up call. And this highrise cityscape. Check out the full list to see all the ways you can get #AboveItAll and elevate your explorations!