7 Spots Every Game of Thrones Fan Needs to Visit

Though perhaps best known for its gory death scenes, HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones actually scores high on many production elements, from its intricate costumes to its awesome special effects.

As travelers and wanderlusters, though, our eyes go straight to the gorgeous locations around the world used for filming. With Season 5 now over and summer officially here, it’s time to pack your bags and tour some of the locations behind your favorite show:

1. The Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland

This beech tree-lined road was used in the show as the Kings Road and the Dark Hedges of Armoy.

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Striking Sculptures

What sculptures a city or town chooses to display as public art can be a window into their identity. From classic Parisian busts to Seattle’s modern sculpture parks, these striking works of art will inspire you to a take a moment to contemplate art and what it means for a city’s civic pride. Your own private viewing awaits.

Rodin Museum, Paris, France

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Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA

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Umlauf Sculpture Gardens, Austin, TX

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Storm King Art Center, Orange County, NY

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Platja de la Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain

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Cloud Gate, Grant Park, Chicago, IL

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Still have some time for more artistic endeavors? Find some of the best art from around the world  in our Art From Around The World List. Need more artistic inspiration? Find the best art around the world at Trover.com.

10 Places in Madrid to Add to Your Bucket List

Madrid–it’s the capital and quite literally at the heart of Spain.

Although there are many more than 10 must-sees in Madrid, here are some we think you should be sure to include on your Spanish bucket list:

1. Iglesia de San Francisco de Sales

Trover photo by Esther Levy

Trover photo by Esther Levy

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11 Things You Haven’t Done in Barcelona

Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and one of the world’s most popular destinations. Here’s a list of 11 out-of-the-ordinary things to do in this vivacious and unique city.

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1. Spent a day at the Labyrinth Park of Horta–one of Barcelona’s oldest historical gardens.Parque del Laberint d'Horata

Photo by Fen 

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