January 2018 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 brings 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 Michaela Mala!

Trover Travel Scholarship Laurels - Michaela Mala

Who is Michaela Mala? She’s a UK-based travel photographer and explorer! Michaela shares “I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, but being a keen traveler, I have spent the last 25 years discovering the USA, Europe, and Britain. Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an immunity disorder that is impairing my eyesight, and that made me realize how much I take it for granted.” After buying her first DSLR last year, she now spends most of her free time traveling and photographing.

We’re totally wowed by the sun-soaked nature scenes, twilight tableaus and whimsical wildlife finds that Michaela captures and asked her to tell us about her favorite discoveries she’s shared with the Trover community! Take it away, Michaela… Continue reading