#AquaTrove Sweepstakes Winner

It’s a lake, on an island, in a lake, on an island. Wrap your head around this spectacular discovery and then congratulate our #AquaTrove winner El Conquistador del Mundo, aka Lowell Tejada, for his tongue-twisting find from the Philippines! Congratulations, Lowell! You’re the lucky winner of a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize.

El Conquistador del Mundo’s winning #AquaTrove discovery from the Philippines.

A bus ride, a boat, and a hike will get you to this mind-bending natural wonder. The colorful hues and eye-catching view of Taal Volcano’s sulfuric crater lake are well worth the trek. Check out Lowell’s in-depth tips to find out how to experience his #AquaTrove discovery for yourself.

Thank you to everyone who shared your favorite spots for wet & wild adventure! You flooded the Trove with amazing discoveries from black sand beaches and cascading pools to scenes of tranquility and pure beauty. Take a quick dip in the #AquaTrove to inspire your waterlust and be sure to thank your favorites!

Keep an eye out for your next chance to Trove & Win! Follow Trover on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date with Trover news and features. Trove on!

#TakeAHike Photo Sweepstakes Winner

Jaw-dropping discoveries await when you explore beyond the beaten path—proven by the winning entry of our #TakeAHike Photo Sweepstakes! Congratulations to Where I’ve Been Wandering, aka Sarah Brown, for this monumental find from Alberta, Canada. Sarah is the lucky winner of a $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Hiking trail with rocky outcropping and river.

The winning #TakeAHike discovery from Alberta, Canada. Photo by Where I’ve Been Wandering.

You can experience this rockin’ river wonder on the outskirts of Banff in Johnston Canyon. Sarah serves up great info about hiking in the area and what it takes to reach this natural treasure. Thank you, Sarah, for sharing your epic photo and tremendous travel tips with the Trover community. Be sure to follow Where I’ve Been Wandering on Trover to find out where she wanders next. Congrats, Sarah!

Thank you to everyone for sharing your top-notch spots to #TakeAHike! Your rise-and-shine adventures, take-your-breath away views, and quiet reflection left us ready to strap on that backpack and hit the trail. Be sure to thank your favorites and discover your next spot to #TakeAHike!

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7 Brilliant London Markets

London’s world-renowned markets are one of the best ways to experience the city’s culture and history. Whether you’re in search of vintage clothing and jewelry or hungry for a diverse selection of local cuisine, the city’s many markets allow visitors to experience its traditions and live like a true Londoner.

Check out seven of our favorite market experiences fresh from London:

1.  Play wizard for the day and stroll through the magical Leadenhall Market.

Photo by Jim Nix

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#Patterns Photo Sweepstakes Winner

Train your gaze on this kaleidoscope of colorful glowing glass, then congratulate Leo Li, the winner of our #Patterns Photo Sweepstakes, for his dazzling discovery! The Dome of Light—a dramatic design of Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata—illuminates Taiwan’s Formosa Boulevard Station and earned Leo $1500 for travel!

The world's largest work of glass in Taiwan's Formosa Boulevard Station.

The winning #Patterns discovery of Taiwan’s Formosa Boulevard Station. Photo by Leo Li.

Just look up and be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring array of 4500 glass panels depicting the story of the universe and Taiwan’s history. This eye-catching shot of the world’s largest work of glass won Leo a $1500 Expedia Travel Voucher. Congrats, Leo!

Thank you to everyone for sharing your parallel perfectionshowstopping stripes, dizzying discoveries, and more.  Seeking more #Patterns inspired travel tips and photos? View the full collection of fascinating finds. Be sure to thank your favorites!

Keep an eye out for your next adventurous opportunity and photo challenge. Follow Trover on FacebookTwitter or Instagram for a daily dose of inspiration and to spot your next chance to Trove & Win!

June 2017 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 bring 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 Earth Trekkers!

Who are Earth Trekkers? They’re Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara, a family of four who spent 13 months traveling the world, and now balance lives packed with work & school while traveling whenever possible to “explore every nook and cranny of this awesome planet.” Some of their recent travels include Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the American Southwest. Whew! Sounds amazing!

Earth Trekkers Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara

Earth Trekkers Tim, Julie, Tyler & Kara.

Where to next for this fantastic fam? Austin, Boston, and California road trippin’! Then on to Italy for super human feats of strength as Julie competes in Iron Man Italy. Wow—world traveler, mother and triathlete? Go Julie! Be sure to follow Earth Trekkers on Trover to see more from their globetrotting family adventures.

Image collage of Norway, Scotland and Cambodia

A few of Earth Trekkers favorite photos from their travels symbolizing who they are and what they promote: family adventure travel. (Left to right: Norway, Scotland & Cambodia)

Earth Trekkers remind us to “Just go!! It’s an experience you’ll never regret.” Find inspiration & tips for your own round-the-world adventure on the EarthTrekkers blog. You can also catch them on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos & travel stories with the Trover community, Earth Trekkers! We can’t wait to see more of your adventures. Enjoy the $500 for travel!

 

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