Think you can’t get away for a glamorous weekend in two days? Wrong. Short getaways are all we dream about during our workdays. If you’re looking for a little luxury mixed with the great “outdoors” then spend a weekend glamping. Yep, glamping. Glamping made camping popular again. And no, we’re not talking sleeping bags and bonfire-made beans. We’re talking sea-view villas with 24-hour butler services and European-style canvas tents with cozy Pendleton blankets. So grab your s’mores kits and leave the canteens at home, these glamorous glamping escapes are not for the average camper.
Tree Bones Lodge: 71895 Highway 1, Big Sur, Calif.
Dunton Hot Springs: 52068 Road 38, Dolores, Colo.
Ecopod Boutique Retreat: Lettershuna Appin, Argyll, Scotland
Camp Orenda: 90 Armstrong Rd., Johnsburgh, N.Y.
Whitepod: Les Giettes, Les Cerniers, 1871 Monthey, Switzerland
Treehouse Hotel: Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden
Falling Waters Resort: 10345 US Hwy. 74, West Bryson City, N.C.
Longitude 131°: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT 0872, Australia
The Resort At Paws Up: 40060 Paws Up Rd., Greenough, Mont.
With decked-out wooden floors, electric lighting and heating, these glamping escapes offer stunning scenery and a stylish way to connect with the great outdoors.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Solo travel is all the rage these days, but for those who are just starting out, the idea of jetting off to a foreign land by yourself can be daunting. Thankfully, there are a few destinations that are great starting points for novice solo travelers as they are relatively safe, easy to navigate and easy to get by with just English.
Unless you’re flying business or first class, trying to fall asleep in an upright position in a plane’s economy class is nothing short of challenging and often extremely uncomfortable. To ensure you have a restful flight and show up to your destination at least somewhat coherent, follow the tips below.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.