Get Lost! Remote Islands

Travel to some of the world’s most remote islands to get away from it all and switch your clock to island time. There are still islands in the world where very few people live and even fewer travelers get a chance to visit. Trovers from around the world have trekked far and wide to find some of the most remote and romantic islands for your next trip. Here are 5 places that are off the map:

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Put on your flippers and find amazing snorkeling in coral reefs close to the pristine beaches.

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Coxen Hole, Roatan, Honduras

Snorkel and scuba in the morning and zip line in the afternoon.

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Ko Tao, Thailand

The famous turtles of this island will keep you company on white sand beaches.

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Madeira, Portugal

Pour yourself a glass of the famous wine and enjoy sweet days on this sunny island.

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Find a hammock and pretend no one will ever find you at this beautiful island in the Pacific.

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Azores Islands, Portugal

Located in 800 miles east of Portugal, the Azores showcase the best of natural beauty.

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We have many more beautiful beaches for your hammock in our Gorgeous Beaches list. Even more remote and romantic destinations at Trover.com.

7 Summer Trips to Plan on Trover This Year

Did you know… not only is Trover the perfect place for posting your own travel photos, but also for getting inspiration and planning future summer trips?

A great place to start are the literally thousands of great lists filled with curated photos and discoveries from around the world. Here are 7 of our favorites to get the inspiration flowing as you plan your summer trips!

1. Explore Europe

You know you’ve always wanted to see the Colosseum in Rome, the Tower Bridge in London, the picturesque Nyhavn in Copenhagen, and the thousands of other stunning and historic sites throughout Europe – so what’s keeping you from finally going?! You have a list full of all the inspiration you could ever need right here!

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2. Iconic Places Around the World

The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Neuschwanstein Castle…it’s time to make these global icons more than postcards and screensavers – check out our list of favorites and begin your bucket list planning yesterday!

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3. Gorgeous Beaches Around the World

Grab the sunscreen, a good book, and your favorite cocktail, cause this summer has a beach with your name on it! From Catseye Beach in Australia to Praia Do Amado in Portugal and the thousands of others in between, there’s sure to be a beach destination that can fit into your plans this summer.

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4. Explore New Zealand

New Zealand may be known best as the filming location for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, but the country boasts enough natural beauty and exhilarating activities to demand more than just a quick visit. So plan a trip to explore New Zealand and stay a while!

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5. Ancient Ruins & Temples

If you have a soft spot for history, mythology, or religion, a tour of the world’s many ancient ruins and temples may be the right summer trip for you. From the Prambanan Temple in Indonesia to the Acropolis of Athens, there’s no shortage of history to uncover this summer!

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6. Surf Spots

From the Mentawi Islands in Indonesia to Otaki Beach in New Zealand, there are hundreds of sick surf spots around the world. Venture outside your Californian comfort zone this summer and find new waters to play in!

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7. Camping Spots Around the World

Traveling on a budget this summer? Want to disconnect from your phone and reconnect with nature? Got a van full of kids that need to learn survival skills? Whether you explore Big Pine, California or the coast of Baja California in Mexico, there are thousands of prime camping spots around the world that can satisfy your travel needs this summer!

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How’s that for some summer trip planning inspiration? If you want more, check out some of the other great lists on the Explore tab on our website or Explore menu on our apps:

If you don’t see a list you like, make your own! Whatever you do this summer, make sure you get out, have fun, and share your adventures on Trover!

15 Beautiful Places in Portugal

Portugal is the other country besides Spain located on the Iberian Peninsula. Its stunning majesty will blow you away.

Here are 15 reasons why Portugal should be on your 2015 bucket list:

1. Padrão dos Descobrimentos.

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Trover photo by Amatraveller

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