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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#UrbanJungle Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Trek Views for capturing the colorful chaos of the #UrbanJungle! This dynamic discovery from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City in this winning entry of our #UrbanJungle Photo Contest. Congrats, Trek Views—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Motorcycles with colorful city in background

Trek View‘s winning #UrbanJungle discovery from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Experience Saigon by scooter for a unique and immersive view of this sprawling metropolis. But as Trek Views points out, exploring by motorbike is “not for the faint of heart.” We loved the unique perspective of life in the fast lane from this bustling city paired with a great travel tip for exploring on the go! Follow Trek Views on Trover to see discoveries from across Southeast Asia and find out where they head next!

Explore the full list of #UrbanJungle discoveries to take a walk on the wild side and inspire your next city slicking adventure. Be sure to follow your fellow Trovers, thank your favorites, and keep sharing your photos & travel tips from cities and beyond!

Thank you to everyone for participating and adding to the mosaic of awesome. Follow Trover on FacebookTwitter or Instagram. You might see yourself featured or get the scoop on your next chance to trove & win!

#Red Photo Sweepstakes Winner

Exploring the streets of George Town, Malaysia, you’re sure to catch an eyeful of captivating and colorful street art. This intriguing find from the capital city of Penang Island is the winning entry of our #Red Photo Sweepstakes! The eye-opening discovery is a wonderful reminder that your next spectacular find might be just around the corner. Congratulations to Jodi B. for capturing this remarkable red find! Enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Brick Wall and Red Doors with street art of boy on motorcycle

Jodi B.‘s winning #Red discovery from Penang, Malaysia.

History, architecture, and culture weave together to make this UNESCO World Heritage Site a must-see destination. Keep an eye out for the unique street art, as well as beautiful temples, culinary delights, and vibrant nightlife. Jodi B. snapped this sight on her search for doors. “I love doors! I seek them out everywhere I go and am never disappointed.” Jodi’s advice for Georgetown, Malaysia? Go! Thank you, Jodi, for capturing this magnificent maroon #Red find and sharing it with the Trover community. Check out Jodi. B’s other discoveries and follow her on Trover to see where she heads next!

Explore the full list of red-hot discoveries from your fellow Trovers. Follow new Trovers and thank your favorites. Thank you to everyone for sharing your #Red travel finds. We can’t get enough of your vivid crimson templesrisque rouge cabarets, and blood red Bitcoin ATMS. Keep sharing your picture-perfect finds and travel tips!

Be sure to follow Trover on FacebookTwitter or Instagram! You might get a leg up on the next competition or see yourself featured!

10 Abandoned Places for Curious Wanderers

Abandoned places contain a mystery that’s hard to match. Whether you’re exploring an ancient palace with a grand history or a simple farmhouse withered with time, these locations offer a way to get the adrenaline pumping. You’re never quite sure what lies within! If you’re a traveler on the hunt for vibrant graffiti, haunted houses, or just awe-inspiring structures lost to time, this list will give you a few ideas as you’re planning your next adventure.

1. Hidden Indian Mural in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Photo by Paul C. Peh

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10 Terrifying Bridges Around the World

Do you have Gephyrophobia, the fear of bridges? Or are you a thrill-seeking adventure junkie, always looking for new heights to conquer? Either way, the world is full of daunting bridges to explore, or to avoid at all costs. We don’t judge.

Here are 10 terrifying bridges that give us some major feels:

1. The Atlantic Ocean Road in Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Trover photo by Christer Olsen

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