Month: June 2014

Getting off the tourist track: Why glamping is trending now

If you came across a gorgeous tipi camp perched by the seaside, would you broadcast your vacation find to the masses? Unlikely. Same goes for a collection of geodesic domes outfitted with crackling fires and Eames furniture. When accommodation is that awe-inspiring, we’re reluctant to share (until we want our friends to join us and […]

Living Airstream: Glamping Rentals Galore

Airstreams not only hold the hearts of many with memories of camping and childhood road trips, but the metallic gleam is a staple of the brand stopping many in their tracks to marvel at these unique recreational vehicles. We sat down with Bill Ward of Living Airstream, a luxury rental company of his fleet of […]

Immerse Yourself In Asian Glamping

Glamping is seeing rapid and exciting expansion as an industry. The method of vacationing might not be new to places like Africa and Australia, but this travel phenomena is becoming more and more popular. Now Asia is taking part as well. In Africa the luxury tent has been around ever since travelers have taken to […]

What Oprah.com Thinks About Glamping

It’s summer time and the outdoors are looking more and more inviting. For avid glampers, that means chasing unique glamping experiences across the globe, especially in the US. Oprah.com took a look into glamping and found the high-class camping in states from Maine to California. Like a $35 per night four-person tepee in Gunnison, Colorado. […]

Trip Styler Tips on Glamping

Glamping, camping, trekking, sleeping under the stars—you name it, I’ve done it. Raised on the Canada’s West Coast, learning the art of outdoor living was instilled at a young age. There’s only one problem: I despise getting dirt under my fingernails. You’d think this would be a wilderness deal breaker, but thanks to glamping, I can still […]

Sindabezi Island: Above and Beyond Victoria Falls

To soak up the world’s largest waterfall, the rush of the Zambezi river, and southern Zambia’s wild environs, we knew Sindabezi Island was the place to hang our bucket hat. This private river isle was gently developed by Tongabezi, the oldest and most prestigious eco-lodge above the falls, to further immerse its guests in the beauty […]

Glamping Review: Safari West

Since the very early stages of our courting, my wife and I have talked openly about a shared dream to take an African safari. Elephants! Rhinoceros! Giraffes! All of these animals are critters we have hoped to see in the wild. With two children, however, we likely can’t afford to schlep the kids. And we […]

Asia Sees Expansion of Glamping Choices

What kind of Asia glamping adventure do you want to have? The choices are as wide and varied as the continent itself, from island paradise retreats to mountains, plains and jungle. You are limited only by your imagination- and possibly not by that, either. ISLANDS: MALDIVES AND THAILAND Many Asian properties are taking advantage of […]