Articles Tagged ‘camping’

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping July 25, 2012 | General | Read More
“Camping” and “city” aren’t words that are often found in the same sentence, but believe it or not, some of the world’s most densely populated cities also have some incredible campgrounds. Bonus? Few people know about them, so you’re likely to experience more solitude than you’d...

Scariest Campsite Ever?

Scariest Campsite Ever? September 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
We thought that nothing could surpass the Blair Witch Project for the scary-camping factor. Yet now we’re thinking we’ll take trees whipping around in the dark and a shaky camera over camping on the side of a mountain any day. The same can’t be said for adventure climber and photographer...

Next Time You Extend Your Honeymoon, Tell Your Family

Next Time You Extend Your Honeymoon, Tell Your Family July 26, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Travel News, Travel Style | Read More
Yeah, sometimes it pays to check in with family. Especially when you tell everyone before you leave town that you’ll be back on a certain day, and then not only do you not return that day, but you are gone for another three weeks. Hopefully UK newlyweds Ben and Caroline Davies have learned their...

The 2 in 1 Lantern Glows and Grows

The 2 in 1 Lantern Glows and Grows May 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Twenty-four-hours barely feels like enough enough hours in a day for a normal schedule, let alone the time constraints of a traveler. Although we are wary of kitschy travel inventions that are supposed to “save us time” but really only waste our money, there are a few design-savvy gems out...

“Freedom Tourists” Blamed for Waste Problems in New Zealand

“Freedom Tourists” Blamed for Waste Problems in New Zealand August 4, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The New Zealand Herald recently reported a trend of “freedom tourists” who defecate in public spaces and leave other waste behind. They point specifically at travelers who rent vans without toilet facilities and cyclists. At the Local Government New Zealand annual conference, the Government...

Hotels More Affordable in Europe as Euro Sinks

Hotels More Affordable in Europe as Euro Sinks July 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re planning a trip to Europe, you just might be at the right place at the right time. According to this release on the PRNewswire, the falling value of the Euro is leading straight to bargains for accommodations. Some of the most expensive cities to visit in Europe — Cannes, Geneva,...

Good Ol’ Fashioned Camping Goes Gourmet

Good Ol’ Fashioned Camping Goes Gourmet July 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Everybody loves a camping trip. And everybody loves gourmet cooking. The thing is, you usually get one or the other. You vacation in the city and hit a gourmet restaurant, enjoying fine cosmopolitan cuisine and perhaps sampling some wine as you watch boats drift along the river. Or, you rough it out...

Glamping: Glamorous Camping on a Budget

Glamping: Glamorous Camping on a Budget October 22, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
The current economic state of, well, most of the world, has spawned some really, really awful new words. “Staycation,” “Funemployment,” “Freegan“… (If you don’t know what any of these are, ask me. I’m happy to expound). Another term that’s about...

The Chicken Game

The Chicken Game March 16, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Spring is coming! If you’re like me and you grew up in the tropics and snow scares you, then you’re getting itchy to get outside. And go camping. If you need help finding a place to go camping, you just so happen to be on the blog page of a handy dandy travel website. Check out Yosemite!...