Feel the #EndlessSummer with this winning entry

Can’t you just feel the warm breezes blowing right through your screen? Congratulations to Tonette Pineda for her glowing entry in the #EndlessSummer photo sweepstakes!

Her discovery posted from the Hotel Galini on the sunny cliffs of Santorini Greece has won her a $1500 Expedia travel voucher.

Tonette has already posted adventures from 24 countries on Trover.  We hope she uses this prize to trove-over to a 25th country, and we get to see more of her beautiful finds.

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Tonette’s winning entry for the #EndlessSummer photo sweepstakes. 

Get On Island Time

Islands live in our dreams and myths. They represent a place to leave your worries, cares, and in some cases, your whole identity behind. We here at Trover have ventured into the seven seas to find you the most beautiful islands to visit and find out the real meaning of island time.

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

With sugar sand beaches in Grace Bay and craggy Chalk Sound, there are endless opportunities to snorkel, scuba, sail, and paddle board on this exceptionally beautiful island.

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Photo by Rebecca Pattee.

Maui, Hawaii

In addition to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world, you can play hide and seek in a bamboo forest or drive the road to Hana with towns that still run on old fashioned Hawaiian time.

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Photo by Waterlogged Travels.

Roatán, Honduras

This tropical paradise offers diving in the second largest coral reef in the world along with land adventures such as horseback riding on the beach.

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Photo by Krassi Hristova.

Santorini, Greece

The iconic images of Santorini’s white washed houses set on cliffs high above volcanic ash beaches promise relaxation. Wander the beaches, stroll through charming Greek villages, and learn about the history of Greece through archeology sites..

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Photo by Joey Tristan.

Ko Tao, Thailand

Less developed than Ko Samui, Ko Tao is popular with 20-something backpackers.

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Photo by Serendipity Tess.

Madeira, Portugal

Hike above the clouds in the morning on one of the many great hiking trails and enjoy a glass of the sweet wine in the afternoon.

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Photo by Phototravel360.

Bali, Indonesia

Pristine beaches, amazing scuba diving, and a rich cultural heritage make Bali a fantastic island to explore.

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Photo by Jewelzee.

Mauritius

This luxury travel destination was once home to the humble Dodo bird, now extinct.

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Photo by Christy Woodrow.

Bora Bora

Part of French Polynesia, this beautiful island with flourishing coral reefs and beautiful beaches also offers world class French cuisine.

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Photo by Herbert Nikus.

Fernando di Noronha, Brazil

A UNESCO World Heritage site due to its unique environment, this island located 220 miles off of the coast of Brazil offers amazing flora and fauna to a select few.

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Photo by Claudia Macambira.

Looking for more castaway destinations? Take a look here. Find more amazing destinations on Trover.com.

Should you stay or should you go? Top 10 places to visit in Greece.

The Greek crisis has a lot of travelers and Trovers asking: should I stay or should I go? The answer is a resounding: Go! Greece remains a leader in travel and expects no problems with supplies, transportation or venues. And while there are some challenges with the banks, you can and should bring enough Euros to cover your trip. Cash, along with your foreign credit cards, will help you enjoy Greek hospitality. So grab your passport and get going! Here are the top places in Greece to visit:

Santorini

With white-washed houses and striking black beaches, Santorini is one of most ancient and beautiful islands in Greece. Make sure to visit, Oia, the oldest settlement on the island.

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Photo by klustra81.

Mykonos

Known for beaches and nightlife, this island has been a glamorous destination for international travelers since the 1950’s.

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Photo by Majid Shaheen.

The Parthenon, The Acropolis, Athens

This icon of Athens sits on top of a hill and its ancient functions continue to remain a mystery.

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Photo by Shelly&Scott@TheAmateurAdventurer

Ruins at Delphi

The Temple of Apollo and the Theater were important places of pilgrimage for the ancient Greeks.

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Photo by Boon.

Samaria Gorge

Located on the island of Crete, the gorge is a 16km cut into the White Mountains which are located outside of the town of Chaina.

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Photo by Allan Tipon.

Crete

The center of the ancient Minoan civilization, Crete is the largest of the Greek islands.

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Photo by Annie Chang.

Rhodes

Once home to the Colossus of Rhodes that towered of above the entrance of their harbor, it was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world.

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Photo by Velabas.

Meteora

A collection of isolated monasteries that are “suspended in the sky”.

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Photo by Sharrie Shaw.

Mycenae

A major Greek archeological site that began in the Neolithic era.

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Photo by S’door is Open.

Hydra

A charming island with a lovely port town, only feet and donkeys allowed.

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Photo by Allan Tipon.

Digging for more ancient sites? Check out more ancient ruins and temples here. Meet all of our adventure loving Trovers at Trover.com.