#GoodEats Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to WJ Ratcliff for the colorful culinary capture he dished up from Xi’an, China! This lively scene from the city’s Muslim Quarter is the winning entry of our #GoodEats Photo Contest. Congrats, WJ—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

WJ Ratcliff‘s winning #GoodEats discovery from Xi’an, China.

Brave the crowds to try the braised sheep hooves and sample the local cuisine for a true taste of Xi’an! You’ll encounter an eye-popping assortment of #GoodEats while exploring the bustling streets brimming with regional specialties. We loved WJ’s engaging shot and the unique insights he served up about this dynamic destination. WJ notes that “the quarter covers several blocks of restaurants in a cafeteria setting, street foods unique to the region, mosques, and a rich and vibrant culture. . . Xi’an is undeniably China’s melting pot of cultures and traditions.”Thank you, WJ, for sharing your #GoodEats photo and insider tip! Be sure to congratulate WJ and follow him on Trover to see more from his adventures.

Thank you to all of the Trover community for sharing your mouthwatering #GoodEats discoveries. We were left drooling at your foodie finds, from the picture-perfect brunch and oh-so-worth-it splurge to fantastic satays and toasty treats. Savor the full list of #GoodEats from around the globe and feed your wanderlust.

#GreatOutdoors Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Bryan Van Veldhuizen for capturing the sublime sight of Yosemite Falls. This stunning scene from California is the winning entry of our #GreatOutdoors Photo Contest. Congrats, Bryan—enjoy your $1500 for travel!

Bryan Van Veldhuizen’s winning entry from Mariposa County, California.

Bryan’s discovery showcases the thrilling beauty of the #GreatOutdoors and how every season offers a new way to see nature in all its glory. Bryan notes “the Upper and Lower Yosemite falls are quite a view to be admired” and we couldn’t agree more! Catch a glimpse through the towering trees of water cascading down the mountain—an epic sight! Thank you, Bryan, for sharing your adventures with us! Follow Bryan on Trover to see where his travels lead.

Thank you to everyone who shared their spectacular finds from the #GreatOutdoors. From tranquil landscapes to heart-pounding pursuits, we can’t get enough of your discoveries and tips from the #GreatOutdoors. Find ideas for your next outdoor adventure here!

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#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!

9 Ski Heavens from Around the World

Winter break may be over, but ski season is still in full swing! Experience mountain sports and adventure at all corners of the world, from New Zealand to Japan! These mountains offer fabulous skiing, snow-shoeing and other activities. Add these winter wonderlands to your own travel list.

1. Crystal Mountain Resort, Washington, USA

Photo by Joe Giberson

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16 Ways to Explore the Natural Beauty of Slovenia

Slovenia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think outdoor adventures and scenic landscapes. But this tiny Central European country is packed with dramatic waterfalls, stunning mountain peaks, and sparkling emerald waters around every corner.

With prime spots for hiking, kayaking, and simply taking in that fresh mountain air, Slovenia has something to offer for every kind of traveler. So in addition to taking in its idyllic towns and delicious eats, make sure to check out some of these natural beauties on your next visit:

1. Lake Bled

Trover photo by Jonas Vesterlund

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