#AboveItAll Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Neil Arthurs for his serene #AboveItAll discovery, a lush landscape and cool blue lake in Ireland’s County Cork! This high-flying capture of Lough Hyne is the winning entry of our #AboveItAll Photo Contest. Congrats, Neil—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Neil Arthurs’ Winning Discovery from County Cork, Ireland

Neil’s envy-inducing details about Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way will have you packing your bags for the Emerald Isle. “This beautiful lake is a perfect place to relax, unwind and, of course, have a swim! There is a little secret about this place, too, that will intrigue almost everyone! When the conditions are just right and the night is dark enough, the beauty of the bioluminescence is on display. Of course, you have to get in and swim in the dead of night so leave your night swimming fear in the car and bring a wetsuit, its cold!!”

Thank you, Neil, for sharing your breathtaking discovery and fascinating details! We can’t wait to see where you head next! Follow Neil on Trover to see all of his gorgeous photos and learn about his travel finds. Thank you to all of the Trover community for sharing your fresh perspectives on travel and showing us where to explore #AboveItAll. Like this high altitude wake-up call. And this highrise cityscape. Check out the full list to see all the ways you can get #AboveItAll and elevate your explorations!

15 Sights Not To Miss On Your Road Trip Through Iceland

If you’re a travel junkie, chances are, Iceland is on your bucket list. The incredible island of fire and ice has recently caught the attention of nature lovers from all over the world. At the end of the day, after seeing the multitude of photos of the beautiful Icelandic horses, majestic waterfalls, breathtaking glaciers, intriguing black beaches, stunning fjords, and unique hot springs all over the island, who wouldn’t want to visit this magical country? However, with the immense amount of things to see and do, planning a trip to Iceland can be a bit overwhelming. According to your fellow travelers on Trover, the most efficient way to see all of the iconic sights of Iceland is by car. So, when in Iceland, here are 15 sights not to miss on your road trip around the infamous Ring Road:

1. Hallgrimskirkja

Trover photo by Leo Li

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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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Northern Lights: 13 Dazzling Norway Discoveries

Known for its expansive mountainous landscapes, oil exports, and being a leader in the Winter Olympic Games, the Kingdom of Norway is also a pioneer in organizational office supplies, as it gave the world the paperclip in the early 20th century! Paperclip claim aside, the country of Norway is filled with stunning natural scenery, charming fishing villages, and the entrancing northern lights, or aurora borealis. To celebrate these Norwegian wonders, we’ve assembled stunning Scandinavian sights from across the Kingdom of Norway.

1. Parkplatz, Nordland Fylke

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9 Gorgeous Rivers From Around The World

Wherever they carve a path, rivers are integral to the ecosystem, provide sources of freshwater, and have been crucial for transportation throughout history. They’re also a great reminder to just go with the flow! Whether you’re looking for white-water rafting or a lazy afternoon cruise, rivers are always a fun place to spend some time. Soak up the natural beauty and wonder of famous waterways of the world with our current picks for 9 gorgeous rivers.

1.  Blanco River in Hualaihué, Chile

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