October 2017 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 Carl & Sasha!

Scholarship Award Laurels - Carl and Sasha

Who are Carl & Sasha? They’re backpacking adventurers currently exploring Southeast Asia! We asked them to share a few details about their inspirational travel story and tips for your own backpacking adventure! On to you, Carl & Sasha . .  . Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Singapore

Singapore, a tiny island city-state off southern Malaysia, has developed rapidly in recent years, quickly earning its spot as a global financial center and major tourist hub. But is the hype worth it? Should you visit Singapore?

We’ll let you decide for yourself, but these 5 Top Attractions make for a pretty compelling case to visit Singapore:

1. The surreal Supertree Grove at the Gardens by the Bay

Visit Singapore and its famous Supertree Grove

Trover photo by Carlotta Rebonato

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13 Remarkable Rice Terraces

Providing more than a fifth of the total calories consumed by humans worldwide, rice is a pretty incredible grain. Also incredible are the beautifully intricate rice terraces that were used in early mass farming of the world’s favorite ancient grain.

While terraced fields can be found all over the world, below are 13 of our “hand-picked” favorite remarkable rice terraces:

1. The 2,000 year old Banaue Rice Terraces in Banaue, Philippines

Considered by some to be the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” and it’s easy to why.

Trover photo by Cam Wears

 

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12 Unmissable Spots in Bali

Bali is one of Indonesia’s most famous islands and it isn’t hard believe why. In fact, in 2009 Bali was ranked the World’s Best Island by Travel & Leisure Magazine.

Here are 12 reasons why this small, tropical island is considered one of the world’s best destinations:

1. Tirta Gangga Water Palace. You’ll find that the beautiful architecture and natural scenery make this temple stand out. It’s also owned by a royal family! Tirta Gangga

Photo posted by Maxine Schuiling

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