#Golden Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Lubos Capcara for his serene #Golden hour capture, a quaint cabin scene within the sun-streaked Dolomites! This magical discovery from Italy is the winning entry of our #Golden Photo Contest. Congrats, Lubos—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Lubos Capcara’s winning entry from Sëlva, Italy.

You’ll want to add this Italian wonder to your bucket list. Be sure to pack your camera for the endless photo ops! Lubos shares his own experience in this picture perfect setting. “We were in this place like for 3 hours and didn’t get enough. Weather and light was changing so fast that we could make a calendar :).”

Thank you, Lubos, for sharing your gorgeous photo and experience! We can’t wait to see more of your adventures. Follow Lubos on Trover to see more of his fabulous finds. Thank you to all of the Trover community for sharing your #Golden nuggets of travel knowledge. We were blown away by your discoveries. Like this iconic landmark. And this architectural hot spot. Get a little travel inspiration and show love to all of the #Golden contributors!

16 Views from the Edge of the World

Assuming you’re brave enough to make the trek to the top, the view from the edge of a mountain or the roof of a towering building can take your breath away (literally).

For those itching to climb new heights— or those who’d rather enjoy the view from the safety of their computer screen— we’ve assembled some of the greatest views from around the globe found on Trover.

1. Taft Point Trail in Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California

Photo by Karen Grubb

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5 Outdoor Theater Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

Who said great theater needs to be enjoyed in stuffy old buildings? These outdoor theater destinations bring the stage outside for a truly unforgettable arts experience.

Whether listening to Puccini under the stars in Italy or watching Shakespeare on the dramatic English coast, these venues are bucket list must-haves for any theater lover:

1. The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, England

Trover photo by Susana Nobre

2. The Epidaurus Theatre in Epidavros, Greece

Trover photo by Michael Turtle

3. Festspielhaus Bregenz in Bregenz, Austria

Trover photo by Jw

4. “Impression” West Lake Show in Hangzhou, China

5. Arena di Verona in Verona, Italy

Trover photo by Kristin Rust

Looking for more fresh and fun entertainment venues to add to your list? Check out some of our favorite destinations here, and don’t forget to share your own arts discoveries on Trover!

Abandoned Places: 7 Spots To Look For Ghosts

There is something romantic about an abandoned place that was once inhabited that is now silent and still. You can feel the energy of who came before, who lived and worked in a once thriving place. As you walk through trees and look around corners you can almost see the people who lived in a particular environment. Abandoned places can work their way into your soul. As we head towards the darker days of fall, here are some places to go find some ghosts and spirits.

1. Valley of the Mills, Sorrento, Italy


Photo by Brink of the World | The Brinkmanns.

2. Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland


Photo by Adina Troper Dayan.

3. Bodie, CA


Photo by Paul Cloutier.

4. Lake Reschen, Italy


Photo by Swiss Nomads.

5. Craco, Italy


Photo by Luxe Adventure Traveler.

6. Spreepark, Germany


Photo by Felix Ingetmer.

7. Eastern State Penitentiary, PA


Photo by Jessica Jacobs.

Check out more ghostly places here, here, and here. Looking for a different kind of trip? Come on over to Trover.com and get inspired.

Eat Your Way Through Italy

What better way to travel than eating the most delicious foods of everywhere you visit? Italy offers some of the most beloved and delicious dishes on the planet. From rich cream and truffle dishes in the North to the Greek influences in the dishes of Sicily, you won’t be disappointed in the bounty of Italy. Mangiamo!


Known for rich comforting dishes using cream and truffles, this northern region leads Italy in cutting edge food creations as well.


Photo by Travelotheque.


Risotto and polenta are preferred over pasta in this region.


Photo by Matteo Recanatini.


Lying on the Adriatic Sea, Veneto’s dishes feature delicious seafood.


Photo by Garage Venticinque.


Known for its gorgeous green-gold olive oil, the Tuscans prefer simple, locally grown ingredients with lots of local olive oil and herbs.


Photo by Alessandro Ricciardi.


This seaside region is known for vegetables and is home to delicious dishes that feature pesto.


Photo by Alfonso Di Lieto.


Fresh pasta and vegetables are highlights which also includes Lasagne Verde.


Photo by 20 Years Hence.


Some of the best olive oil in Italy comes from this land locked region where pasta reigns supreme.


Photo by Tim & Nat.


Rome, with its sophiticated tastes, starts most meals with a variety of delicious antipasti.


Photo by SY Lee.


With rolling hills made for grazing, lamb is a favorite dish here.


Photo by Rocky Berberabe.


With a long history that includes a huge influence from their neighbors the Greeks, Sicilians enjoy dishes made with herbs, tomatoes and honey.


Photo by Matilde Civitillo.

Hungry for more? Check out more delicious ways to travel here. And as always, visit us over at Trover. com.