To simply put it glamping is a new glamorous way of camping. Designed for those people who loved the outdoors but don’t want the dirt, mud and other inconveniences that go with it. In other words, it’s a more chic and stylish camping minus the dirty work.
Glamping.com explained the new travel term “when you’re glamping, there’s no tent to pitch, no sleeping bag to unroll, no fire to build. Whether in a tent, yurt, airstream, pod, igloo, hut, villa, cabin, cube, teepee or treehouse, glamping is a way to experience the great outdoors without sacrificing luxury.”
This trend has gotten the attention of travelers worldwide and believe it or not there are a lot of touristy places that specializes on glamping! Based on records in 2015 there are 260,000 searches for glamping, which can only mean that people are naturally attracted to nature but they don’t want to lose the luxury available to them in their everyday lives.
Some say that the world “glamping” was first used in the UK in 2005. The amenities included in luxurious tent camping or glamping differs depending on your contry of choice. In some areas, your accommodations would still be inside a tent but with a queen size bed, modern duvet and a 24-hour butler at your service.
But it is surprisingly how a techinically new concept has spread like widefire all over the world. As it is, camping requires effort and for some, that sort of defeats the purpose for having a break and relaxing. So with glamping, you can totally escape the hustle and bustle of the city, commune with nature, experience camping but with added luxury included. This also probably means no mosquitoes preventing you from having a good night sleep under the beautifully lit night sky.
Others prefer to do glamping instead of the usual because it gets you closer to nature, its also eco-friendly compared to the typical hotel getaways and in glamping the choice of activities are endless! Because those who go glamping aren’t limited by budget constraints they can actually request any activity they would like to do.
And if you’re already searching for your own glamping trip, here’s a tip: there are a lot of types of glamping, which means it is not limited to getting cozy inside a tent. According to GlampingHub there are tree glamping, safari tent glamping, yurts patterned over the Mongolian cylindrical shelters, ecopods, nature lodges and many many more. This means you have plenty of choices to satisfy your heart’s desire.
So what are you waiting for, hop into the bandwagon and try the latest in traveling in style that is glamping.