December 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 Christian Lorenz!

 

Meet Christian Lorenz, the travel-addicted criminal defense attorney from Berlin with the passionate wanderlust of a travel blogger! Trekking, hiking & camping with a Nikon D750 in hand and a tin of Tiger Balm to sooth the occasional bug bite, he captures the beauty of awe-inspiring destinations. Christian shares his gorgeous photos and travel knowledge on Trover and on his blog Acongua.de. We asked him to tell us about his favorite experiences shared on Trover. Take it away, Christian . . .  Continue reading

#GreatOutdoors Photo Contest

Breathe in that fresh mountain air and soak in the lakeside view—nothing beats the #GreatOutdoors! Dig deep into your camera roll for all things nature, from mountain hikes and riverside trails to woodland creatures and camping under the stars. Show us your best #GreatOutdoors photos by October 29th. Be sure to write a unique description, include the tag #GreatOutdoors, and use a precise geo-tag to win a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Share your photos of the #GreatOutdoors! Photo by Matthew Ivan Merkel of Denali, Alaska.

Share your adventures exploring the #GreatOutdoors! Your discoveries might feature:

Share your outdoor adventures and tips by October 29, 2018. Write details about your discovery and tag each one #GreatOutdoors to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#GreatOutdoors Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover

How to Enter the #GreatOutdoors Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features nature or fits the #GreatOutdoors 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 29 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 “#GreatOutdoors” 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 29th to be considered!


Read contest terms and conditions.

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

The Golden State: 12 California Park Discoveries

National parks and state parks and local parks, oh my! The state of California is chock-full of diverse and wonderous protected lands, from the towering canyons and valleys of Yosemite National Park to stretches of warm and sandy coastlines.

Whether you’re planning a summer road trip down the West Coast, in search of an interesting place to camp, or just perusing, we’ve assembled some of the best Trover discoveries that capture the beauty of California’s many parks.

1. Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County

Photo by Sam Wibowo

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9 Once in a Lifetime Camping Sites

Ready for the ultimate camping trek to the edge of the world? We have gathered some of the world’s most unique and breathtaking camping spots for you to consider for your next adventure. Wake up to an amazing sunrise above the clouds or pitch your tent under a blanket of stars. Follow the sandstone arches in Utah or hike a rocky mountain path in Morocco. Each of these sites offers a unique spot to contemplate the amazing gifts of nature. Grab your tent and get going!

1. Glacier National Park, Montana

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Photo by Sarah Kelson.

2. Canyonlands, Utah

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Photo by Dennis L. Calhoun.

3. Haleakala National Park, Hawaii

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Photo by Yu Wu.

4. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Jackson Hole National Park, Wyoming - 2008

Photo by Colby Brown.

5. Laugavegur, Icleand

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Photo by Country Girl’s World.

6. Miyajima, Japan

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Photo by Claudia Dyer.

7. High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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Photo by Angela Saran.

8. Valle del Corcora, Columbia

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Photo by The Adventure Junkies.

9. Tierra del Fuego, Chile

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Photo by Mark Rentz.

Visit us over at Trover.com to get more inspiration for out of this world campsites and learn more from your fellow globe trotters!

 

 

5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015

Labor Day Weekend 2015 is right around the corner, and you don’t want to let the last long weekend of summer pass you by, do you? This could be your last chance to get out and enjoy the good weather, treat yourself to a getaway, or indulge in the things that make summer great, so don’t drop the ball on Labor Day Weekend 2015.

Thankfully, our users have shared tens of thousands of beautiful photos from around the world during our photo contests like #Roadtrip and #WeekendGetaway, so you’ll never be without ideas and inspiration for travels near and far. To help get you started with planning for this weekend, we’ve put together a list of 5 Great Ideas for Labor Day Weekend 2015:

1. Go for a hike

Great hikes can be found anywhere. From easy alpine walks to major backpacking adventures, you’re destined to find an awesome hike near you with our list of more than 5,200 awesome #Hiking locations around the world.

O'Hara Lake Hiking Labor Day Weekend 2015

Trover photo by Chasing Adventure

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