16 Ways to Explore the Natural Beauty of Slovenia

Slovenia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think outdoor adventures and scenic landscapes. But this tiny Central European country is packed with dramatic waterfalls, stunning mountain peaks, and sparkling emerald waters around every corner.

With prime spots for hiking, kayaking, and simply taking in that fresh mountain air, Slovenia has something to offer for every kind of traveler. So in addition to taking in its idyllic towns and delicious eats, make sure to check out some of these natural beauties on your next visit:

1. Lake Bled

Trover photo by Jonas Vesterlund

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Introducing the #Waterlust Photo Challenge

We love summer. Is it obvious?

We’ve already celebrated summertime classics like #goldenhour and #hiking. And so it’s only natural to share some love with summer’s #1 feature: water!

In summer all over the world, people turn to lakes, rivers, oceans, seas, ponds, streams, and waterfalls to cool down and have some fun in the sun. The joy of spending time in the water is something we call “waterlust,” and it’s the focus of our latest photo challenge!

Trover’s $1500 #Waterlust Photo Challenge

Without further ado, we bring you The Trover #Waterlust Photo Challenge. We’re looking for stunning photos, remarkable places, and useful information, so bring on your best!

Ready to go? Upload your #Waterlust photos now!

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Upload your best #waterlust photos, like this one from Mark Fitz, and you could win $1500.

Now is the perfect time to enjoy water and the marine wonders that call it home. Whether you go swimming, boating, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, surfing, standup paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, cliff jumping, beaching, waterfall sliding, kitesurfing, rafting, tubing, or in exploration of marine life, we want to see where you go and what you find. In fact, to level up the fun, we’re going to give $1500 to the person who can show us the best #waterlust discovery.

Challenge Details & How to Enter:

The #Waterlust Photography Challenge is judged by the Trover HQ team.

To enter:

1) By July 20th, upload an original photo of a location where water-based recreational activities can occur (think swimming, fishing, diving, wakeboarding, boating, sailing, snorkeling, etc.)

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be tips about how to find the spot, details on its history, stories from your adventure, or recommendations on what to do there.

3) Write “#waterlust” in the details field.

4) Post your discovery to Trover.com or via iOS/Android.  Voila! You’re in the running for $1500!

Want more details on how to win Trover challenges? Check out How to Enter a Trover Contest.

May the best discovery win $1500!


Challenge ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 20, 2015.

Already posted your #Waterlust photos to Trover? That’s great! Just edit the description to include “#Waterlust” and they’ll be automatically entered into the challenge.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

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