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!

 

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Feast Your Eyes on the #FoodieFinds Winner

What would France be without champagne? Germany without schnitzel? Or Spain without jamón? A lot less delicious, that’s for sure. So explore your savory side, go “full boar,” and give a big congratulations to The Wandering Wife, our lucky winner of the #FoodieFinds Photo Sweepstakes! Check out her mouthwatering photo from Toledo, Spain!

Jamon Iberica | The Wandering Wife | Spain

The Wandering Wife’s winning entry for the #FoodieFinds photo sweepstakes.

This delectable jamón Ibérica (Iberian ham) is a feast for the eyes and won Cindy a $1500 Expedia Travel Voucher! Congrats to Cindy, aka The Wandering Wife! Thank you to everyone for sharing your adventurous eats, sweet treats, savory snacks, and delish desserts.

Hungry for more? Check out all of the enticing #FoodieFinds. Stay tuned for more adventurous opportunities and your next chance to win. Trove on!

 

New #FoodieFinds Photo Sweepstakes
Share Your Fab Food Photos

All this exploration works up quite an appetite! And we could sure go for a tasty treat right about now—so we’re seeking your mouthwatering discoveries for our next photo contest of your fabulous #FoodieFinds.

#FoodieFinds Photo Sweepstakes - Win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize

Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth or set your sights on the savory, if you’re a street food connoisseur or in the know on the next up-and-coming gastropub, celebrate all things edible with the Trover community! Meals are best shared with friends, so post your drool-worthy shots and destination tips from your favorite greasy spoon, go-to date night eatery, or exotic and uncommon cuisine from far-flung adventures.

Share your photos between Nov 21, 2016 – Dec 5, 2016. Tag each one #FoodieFinds to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more your share, the better your chances. Piece of Cake!

How to Enter the #FoodieFinds Photos Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of a fabulous edible 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 December 2016.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the meal and restaurant, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery.  Include “#FoodieFinds” 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 December 5 to be considered! 

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

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