New Photo Contest – Share Your Best #UrbanJungle Discoveries

Get on the grid and show Trover your lively shots of city scenes! Show us your best #UrbanJungle discoveries, from towering skyscrapers and crowded skylines to eye-popping street art and bustling crossroads. Include #UrbanJungle with your unique description and precise geo-tag to win $1500 for travel!

Busy Street with Yellow Cabs

Share your #UrbanJungle finds!

How do you capture the vibe of a city? Is it a glowing vista of twinkling towers? Subterranean tunnels saturated with graffiti? Or bustling street scenes frozen in time? Take a walk around town and a stroll through your camera roll to share your favorite city sights. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of Trover judges based on image quality, creativity, description detail and precise geo-tags. Show us your best #UrbanJungle discoveries to win $1500 for travel!

Share your city themed photos by Feb 26, 2018. Write a few details about your discovery and tag each one #UrbanJungle to enter our contest for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. Check out the full list for inspiration!

#UrbanJungle Photo Contest – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #UrbanJungle Photo Contest:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features city sights or fits the #UrbanJungle theme. 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 26 February 2018.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the destination or activity, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery. Include “#UrbanJungle” in the description field.

3) Et voila! You’re entered to win the $1500 Expedia voucher!

This is a judged contest. Eligible images must be clear, include a unique description about your discovery, and have an accurate and specific geo-tag. You may upload an unlimited number of eligible photos.

This contest is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by February 26th to be considered! 

Read contest terms and conditions.

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

8 Medal-Worthy Sights of South Korea

The Olympics draw talented athletes from across the globe to demonstrate incredible feats of speed, strength, and agility, all while uniting and inspiring the world! This biennial competition also gives competitors and spectators a chance to experience the culture, cuisine, art, and history of the host country. Celebrate South Korea and live out your own Olympic daydreams with these 8 medal-worthy sights.

1. Bongeunsa, Seoul, South Korea

Close up of numerous golden buddhas side by side

Photo by Ally Moon

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February 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 Veerle Evens!

Who is Veerle Evens? She’s a born adventurer, as well as a lifestyle and food photographer based out of the UK. Growing up on a freight ship navigating European canals, Veerle has “always been a keen traveler.” Veerle shares details of growing into the explorer she is today, how she’s simplified her camera gear, and what’s next on her travel to-dos! Take it away, Veerle . . . Continue reading

Trover’s Discovery of the Year!

We asked YOU to make the final pick for Trover’s Discovery of the Year by thanking your favorites and touching the hearts️ of Trovers like you. And the results are in. .  .

Congratulations to Meg Jaeger! Meg captured Switzerland’s majestic Matterhorn meeting the early morning light. This magical sunrise moment nabbed Meg a $750 Expedia Travel Prize. Time for more Troving, Meg! We can’t wait to see your next adventure.

Matterhorn peak reflected in lake at sunrise

Trover’s Discovery of the Year 2017. Photo by Meg Jaeger of Zermatt, Switzerland

With so many spectacular discoveries, the contest was close! Honorable Mentions and high fives to Jeff Larson for his hidden waterfall hike in Utah, to Amritha for her picturesque pink lake in Mexico, and to David Bjorgen for his radiant reflections from the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Collage of canyon waterfall, woman standing at pink lake, and architecture at a mosque

Honorable Mention to Jeff Larson, Amritha & David Bjorgen

Thank you to everyone for sharing the world with the Trover community and showing love to your fellow Trovers. You made 2017 a wonderful adventure brimming with breathtaking discoveries, keen insider tips, and fascinating travel stories! From the hippest hot spots to hidden gems off the beaten path, your far-flung finds have shown us the best of everywhere. Check out Trover’s Best of 2017, thank and follow all of the nominees for their amazing discoveries, and get inspired for your next adventure. Keep sharing your jaw-dropping finds and travel tips in 2018—you might take home the next prize!

Best of Trover 2017 – a photo list by Trover

9 Ski Heavens from Around the World

Winter break may be over, but ski season is still in full swing! Experience mountain sports and adventure at all corners of the world, from New Zealand to Japan! These mountains offer fabulous skiing, snow-shoeing and other activities. Add these winter wonderlands to your own travel list.

1. Crystal Mountain Resort, Washington, USA

Photo by Joe Giberson

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