The Emerald Isle: 13 Stunning Ireland Discoveries

From cliffside ruins to rolling pastures and quaint, cozy villages, the stunning country of Ireland looks like something out of a storybook. Known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland has a rich and complex history, including Viking invasion, 800 years of English rule and over 30,000 castles and castle ruins. And for those with a crippling fear of snakes, Saint Patrick himself was said to have banished the serpents long ago!

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, a quintessential Irish celebration, we’ve assembled some of the most spectacular Trover discoveries across the lush, green island.

1. The Cliffs of Moher in Clare, Ireland

Photo by shawn boyle

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9 Whimsical Wonders of Spanish Architecture

From Montaner to Gaudi, Spanish architects have made waves throughout history. Whether the style is Caliphal, Gothic, Baroque or Modernist, Spain has an incredible variety of colorful, awe-inspiring buildings. Check out some of the architectural beauty we’ve curated for you below.

1. Bodegas Marqués De Riscal in Eltziego, Spain

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#UrbanJungle Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Trek Views for capturing the colorful chaos of the #UrbanJungle! This dynamic discovery from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City in this winning entry of our #UrbanJungle Photo Contest. Congrats, Trek Views—enjoy your $1500 Expedia travel prize!

Motorcycles with colorful city in background

Trek View‘s winning #UrbanJungle discovery from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Experience Saigon by scooter for a unique and immersive view of this sprawling metropolis. But as Trek Views points out, exploring by motorbike is “not for the faint of heart.” We loved the unique perspective of life in the fast lane from this bustling city paired with a great travel tip for exploring on the go! Follow Trek Views on Trover to see discoveries from across Southeast Asia and find out where they head next!

Explore the full list of #UrbanJungle discoveries to take a walk on the wild side and inspire your next city slicking adventure. Be sure to follow your fellow Trovers, thank your favorites, and keep sharing your photos & travel tips from cities and beyond!

Thank you to everyone for participating and adding to the mosaic of awesome. Follow Trover on FacebookTwitter or Instagram. You might see yourself featured or get the scoop on your next chance to trove & win!

March 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 Jeff Larson!

Who is Jeff Larson? This adventurer, freelance photographer and designer is a Utah native putting down roots in the Pacific Northwest. We asked Jeff to tell us a bit about himself and the discoveries he’s shared on Trover and to give us the scoop on his upcoming travels and photo tips. Take it away, Jeff . . . Continue reading

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 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.

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