Discovery of the Year 2018!

We asked YOU to decide which of 2018’s dazzling discoveries would be named Trover’s Discovery of the Year. You thanked your favorites and touched the hearts of fellow Trovers, and the final tally is in. .  .

Congratulations to Jay Ngai! Jay’s electric find of Hong Kong’s Tak Hing Street reflects a changing cityscape. Jay takes home a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize and ultimate bragging rights. Time for more Troving, Jay! We can’t wait to see where you head next.

Neon signs reflected on car top.

Trover’s Discovery of the Year 2018. Photo by Jay Ngai of Tak Hing Street, Hong Kong.

The competition was close with so many fantastic discoveries! Honorable Mentions and high fives to Brent Hall for his Valley of Fire freeway in Nevada, to Mike DiRenzo for his sun-streaked slot canyon in Arizona, and to Gerrit Ebert for his magical Milky Way shot from New Mexico.

Photo Collage: Highway in desert, sunlight streaming through slot canyon, and orange tent under milky way.

Honorable Mention to Brent Hall, Mike DiRenzo & Gerrit Ebert.

Thank you to everyone for sharing your travels with the Trover community and showing love to your fellow explorers. From far-flung adventures to local gems, your awe-inspiring finds have lit the way to discovery and made 2018 a wonderful journey. Check out Trover’s Best of 2018 to get inspired, and remember to thank and follow all of the nominees for their amazing discoveries. Keep sharing your unique perspectives and travel stories in 2019—you might snag the next prize!

Best of Trover 2018 – a photo list by Trover