I like getting rained on in the woods and freezing while trying to make shitty pancakes on a dangerous propane barbecue or over a smokey fire-pit while camping, so the newest combine-a-term vacation idea (e.g. Staycation or Holistay) doesn’t really appeal to me. Glamping, or glamourous camping, gives you the illusion of camping without having to pitch your own tent.
If the eco-friendly idea of falling asleep under the stars and roasting marshmallows around a campfire appeals to you, but the reality of pitching a tent and sleeping on bumpy ground does not, glamping, the new term being used for upscale — or glamorous — camping, could be your ideal green vacation.
I guess it sort of has a turn-of-the-century safari kind of appeal…and if you have the money, why the hell not?
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