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

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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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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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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13 Ledges That Will Test Your Fear of Heights

For fearless mountain climbers, the world offers no shortage of incredible cliffs, ledges, ridges, and mountain faces to tackle. But with the thrill of the climb and the reward of jaw-dropping views comes heights which can be paralyzing to some.

To save you the hard work and the crippling fear that might overcome you, we’ve assembled some of the most awesome ledges from around the world. Read on to see what your comfort zone is:

1. Trolltunga (“Troll’s Tongue”) cliff above Ringedalsvatnet Lake in Odda, Norway

Trover photo by Earth Trekkers

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