Wave Hello to the #BeachBound Winner

Spread out your towel, slather on that sunscreen and sink into beachy bliss at this secret cove in Curaçao. . . then congratulate Bonnie Bareford for her winning #BeachBound discovery! Bonnie’s Trover tip notes this find is a favorite hangout for locals, so you know it’s gotta be good. Can’t you hear the waves lapping at the shore as warm tropical breezes dance in your hair?

Knip Beach, Curacao. #BeachBound Winner

Bonnie shares that Knip Beach is a “beautiful small cove where the locals go.”

Trovers like you delivered a healthy dose of Vitamin Sea with a #BeachBound bounty! You shared over 3000 travel tips & pics of the best in sand & surf. From favorite hangouts to just horsing around, we were blown away by your jaw-dropping wildlife encounterscrystal-covered shores, and what you can find under the boardwalk. There could only be one winner of the #BeachBound Photo Sweepstakes, but keep your eyes on the horizon for your next chance to win!

In the mean time, congratulate Bonnie and soak up this scene of white sands and cerulean seas as the chill vibes wash over you. Thank you to everyone for sharing your hot travel tips and beachy goodness—your discoveries prove that life really is better at the beach!

There’s more to “sea.” Check out the full #BeachBound list. Trove on!

Win $1500 for Travel — Share Photos of Your Favorite #WinterWonders

The days are getting shorter at Trover HQ and tis’ the season for sharing. . . your amazing photos of the coolest season! So take a winter stroll through your camera roll and share your #WinterWonders in our latest photo sweepstakes.

Win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize! Post Your #WinterWonders to Trover
We’re seeking your best winter finds—from breathtaking views of sparkling snowscapes to cozy cabin getaways and the coolest joints for sipping hot cider—show us your favorite spots for frosty fun! Share your #WinterWonders with the Trover community to win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. This is a photo sweepstakes, so every new pic you upload is a new chance to win! How cool is that?

Share your photos between Dec 20, 2016 – Jan 5, 2017. Tag each one #WinterWonders to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more your share, the better your chances. Check out the full list of #WinterWonders for inspiration!

Frosty Fun – Upload Your Photo to WIN 

How to Enter the #WinterWonders Photo Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of a fabulous wintry discovery or experience. You can upload to Trover.com or the iOS App or Android AppBe sure to upload before the contest ends at 11.59 p.m. PT on 5 January 2017.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the destination or activity, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery. Include “#WinterWonders” in the description field.

3) Et voila! You’re entered to win the $1500 Expedia voucher!

This is a Sweepstakes. The more eligible photos you upload, the higher your chance of winning!

This sweepstakes is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by January 5 to be considered! 

Read sweepstakes terms and conditionsExpedia voucher terms and conditions (US),  Expedia voucher terms and conditions (UK), and Expedia voucher terms and conditions (CA).

Questions? Talk to us at feedback@trover.com.

Join the #GoldenHour Photography Challenge

Photography is the art of being at the right place at the right time.

Twice a day a magical hour happens. Right after dawn, and right before twilight, sunlight kisses everything with rich, warm, golden light. Everything beautiful looks even more radiant in this special glow. Photographers call this the golden hour.

Trover’s #GoldenHour $1500 Photo Challenge

With summer’s long days, it is the perfect time to add some golden sunlight to your travel photography – and we want to see your best. In fact, to level up the fun, we’re going to give $1500 to the person who can show us the best #goldenhour discovery.

Without further ado we bring you, The Trover #GoldenHour Photo Challenge. We’re looking for stunning photos, remarkable places, and useful information so get ready to bring on your best!


Upload your best #goldenhour photos, like this one from Jewelszee, and you could win $1500

Contest Details & How to Enter:

The Golden Hour Photography Challenge is judged by legendary Trover Kristin Repsher and the Trover HQ team.

To enter:

1) Before June 10th, upload an original photo that you snapped during #goldenhour

2) Write some tips about how to find this spot, details on its history, or recommendations on what to do here.

3) Write “#goldenhour” in the details field.

4) Post your discovery to Trover.com or via iOS/Android.  Voila! You’re in the running for $1500!

Want more Trover contest details? Check out How to Enter a Trover Contest.

May the best discovery win $1500!

Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on June 10.

Already posted your #GoldenHour photos to Trover? That’s great! Just edit the details to include “#goldenhour” and they’re entered into the challenge.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

Questions? Talk to us: feedback@trover.com.

And The #Market Photo Contest Winner Is…

We asked for your best market photos from around the world this month, and you blew us away. You shared literally thousands of amazing photos. We saw tons of delicious produce, artisan crafts, and more spices than we can name!

You shared thousands of awesome market photos from every corner of the world, but there can be only one lucky winner.

That winner is…

Betsy Wuebker, aka Passing Thru, who shared this beautiful shot from Viktualienmarkt in Munich!


“A daily market has been held in this location since the Emperor Maximilian decreed it so in 1807.” Trover photo by Betsy Wuebker, aka Passing Thru

Congratulations and enjoy your $1,500 prize, Betsy! We can’t wait to see where you’ll go next.

Follow Betsy’s round-the-world nomadic adventures on her blog, Instagram, and of course Trover!

Thanks to everyone for sharing your phenomenal market photos on Trover. If you’re feeling hungry for adventure, see the full collection of #market photos here.

And don’t forget to share the best of everywhere on Trover this summer!

The #Roadtrip Challenge Winner Is…

On Monday April 5th, we wrapped up our latest photo challenge – #roadtrip. After seeing many, many unbelievably beautiful and useful entries come through on the trove, we didn’t envy the job that Caz and Craig from yTravelblog would have of picking a winner.

So, which photo won the $1500 prize?

This awe-inspiring shot of the fjord-framed Norwegian town of Reine, taken by none other than the talented Kristin Repsher!

The Glow of an Arctic Dawn...at Noon

Sensational, no?

Read the road trip story behind her winning shot and get to know Kristin better by connecting with her on Trover, Twitter, and her blog today!


And stay tuned for our next contest!