Month: July 2012

Glamping in Europe’s top 10 luxury campsites

From Polynesian-style daybeds in super-luxe yurts to a therapeutic escape in a tipi, here are Europe’s best ‘glamping‘ experiences 1 Eco Retreats, Powys Located on a 1,300-acre organic farm in the Dyfi Forest, at the end of a four-mile track, this venture aims to help campers “reconnect with the rhythms of the environment”. Accommodation is […]

The glamorous outdoors: the 5 most luxurious glamping destinations

Leave your tents and sleeping bags at home: there’s a new type of camping that promises adventure and fun but without all the dirt and grime. “Glamping,” short for “glamorous camping,” is the fast growing trend that allows you to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while residing inside a luxurious accommodation. Whether it’s a […]

Luxury Camping: 5 Places to Go ‘Glamping’ in the U.S.

If you’ve never heard of it before, “glamping” is exactly what it sounds like: traditional camping with a little glam. As a woman who was once the girl who requested a “clean stick” on which to roast her marshmallow during a family camping adventure, I understand the appeal of glamping. I love the outdoors, but […]

Hot Hotel Trend – Glamping

Hyatt 48 Lex There is something to be said for a night spent in a luxury boutique hotel with custom bedding exquisitely turned down, chocolates as an added welcome, for halogen reading lamps overhead and room service ready in the blink of an eye. But sometimes that something is “No thanks.” Some guests at the […]

Glamping: Glamorous ways to sleep outside

Camping always seems like a good idea…until you consider the actual tent, sleeping bag and outhouse situation. Luckily, it’s now easier than ever to sleep under the stars in style. Sequoia High Sierra Camp This glamorous California camp caters to hikers and loungers alike. After a day of horseback riding or mountainside strolling, guests rest […]