August 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 Gerrit Ebert!

Meet Gerrit Ebert, full-time engineer and part-time explorer with a passion for hiking, wildlife and landscapes! Originally from Germany, Gerrit now lives in the States. A quick look at Gerrit’s stunning photos and you’ll see he’s taken the opportunity to thoroughly explore the natural wonders of the US. We asked Gerrit to share a few details about his travels and favorite discoveries shared on Trover. Take it away, Gerrit. . .  Continue reading

July 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 Eccentric Englishman!

Meet Eccentric Englishman, the man in the yellow hat! The Eccentric Englishman (a.k.a. Rob) is a travel photographer and blogger “traveling the world with a glass of wine in one hand and a camera in the other.” Rob shares colorful and whimsical finds from around the globe, shooting on his Nikon D7200 & Samsung S8. And he never leaves home without Fluff Bear—the “International Bear of Mystery”—who has his own passport and flight log. We asked Rob to share a few details about his travel photography and favorite discoveries shared on Trover. Take it away, Eccentric Englishman. . .  Continue reading

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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Paris: 9 Can’t Miss Sights You Will Love

How many words have been written about Paris? It is the city of romance, art, architecture, and the world leader in food and culture. But did you know that Paris got its nickname “The City of Light” not from its enlightened culture but from the 56,000 gas lamps that lit it up starting in the 1860s? Of course, the Paris of today has lights for its beautiful cultural monuments and buildings, including the gorgeously lit Eiffel Tower at night. Day or night, Trovers from around the world have found the top sights in Paris and captured them for you. Find below our top sights in Paris. Allons-y!

1. Rodin Museum

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Photo by Bella Abr.

2. Picasso Museum

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Photo by Arianna Gentilini.

3. Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Photo by Earth Trekkers.

4. Eiffel Tower

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Photo by Ole Ekelund.

5. Sacre Cœur

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Photo by Nicole Smith.

6. Notre Dame

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Photo by Laurence Noah.

7. Musée D’Orsay

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Photo by JessDems.

8. Luxembourg Gardens

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Photo by Nikki Woodson Blair.

9. Arc De Triomphe

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Photo by Sarah Pace.

More Trover lists of Paris awesome here, here, and here.

Looking for more inspiration for your fall getaway? Swing on by Trover.com for loads of gorgeous photos. See you there!

The Top Places for Rosé Around The World

Much like its Autumn counterpart, Beaujolais, Rosé has reached superstar seasonal status. It is now de rigueur for quenching your thirst in the heat of summer. We have searched our Trove to bring you the top spots for sipping this favorite summer wine from regions in the USA in California to the Champagne region of France. Grab your corkscrew and picnic blanket. Cheers!

Provence

Home to this lovely summer wine, Provence boasts many famous labels including Tavel.

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Photo by Claire Sldvr.

Loire Valley

This playground to the kings of France is full of châteaux where you can picnic with a local appellations.

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Photo by Travelnotesandbeyond.

Champagne

Yes, there is more to Champagne than Champagne so why not try the refreshing Rosé version?

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Photo  by Smashed Penny.

Languedoc-Roussillion

This Southwestern part of France is home to the lovely and of-the-moment city of Montpellier, with a lovely square and many cafes that can pour you the perfect glass.

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Photo by Don’tSleepTravel.

Italy

Abruzzo is known as the greenest part of Italy and famous for its light red Montepulciano.

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Photo by Paola Kervin.

Spain

The Basque country offer a slightly fizzy version of Rosado that pairs well with rich seafood.

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Photo by ChristineinSpain.

Washington

The Evergreen state has established itself as a leader in wines and Rosé is no exception.

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Photo by Alicia Nakamoto.

California

Anderson Valley offers award winning Rosés along with beautiful views.

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Photo by Lois Greene.

Grab a bottle or two and head out on your own Rosé adventure with our USA Weekend Getaway list. Find more inspiration at Trover.com.