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Great American Road Trips: Salt Lake City to Park City, Utah

Aug 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

There’s nothing like a great road trip to clear your mind of your daily duties and open you up to the nation’s best landscapes. In the US, there are so many scenic routes scattered throughout the country that choosing which one to embark on can be difficult. But that’s the beauty of the journey, you’re never short of the great adventures that lie ahead. Over the coming weeks, we’re mapping out some of our favorite itineraries for travelers looking to escape the hustle-and-bustle of life and hit the open road.

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Kenya's Finch Hattons Takes Us Back to the Golden Days of Luxury Safari Experiences

Oct 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you’re dreaming of a luxurious African vacation that still puts you in the center of the country’s wildlife and beautiful landscapes, you are probably picturing something a lot like Finch Hattons. The upscale camp sits in Tsavo National Park in Kenya and is comprised of 17 suites, and as the above video shows, it’s all about living well in the wilderness.

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5 of Australia's Best Glamping Sites to Soak in All of the Country's Natural Beauty

Oct 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Jason Hall

Australia’s beauty is undeniable. It boasts some of the globe’s best landscapes and unique wildlife paired together with stunning beaches and clear blue waters. For the nature lover, this is one of those destinations that can’t be missed in one’s lifetime. With brilliant snorkeling and scuba diving, million-year-old rainforests, vibrant cities and inventive cuisine, Australia a multi-cultural country filled with endless activities and experiences to discover. While there are plenty of hotels in the Land Down Under, one of the best ways to really see the country is by glamping. Here are five of the best luxury camps to consider on your next Aussie adventure.

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The Once-Forgotten and Beautiful Country of Zimbabwe is Making a Slow Comeback, Know the Facts Before Going

Aug 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Zimbabwe has been in the news a lot recently, but not in terms of travel. By now, most know that the landlocked country was the scene of Cecil the Lion’s death. But if you've really been paying attention, you know that it has also been making headline for being the scene of one of the worst cases of inflation in modern history. 

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Segera Retreat in Kenya Takes Safari Lodging to a Whole New Level

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.

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Montana's Resort at Paws Up Is Still One of our Favorite Glamping Spots

Feb 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Camping and luxury are usually mutually exclusive. It's difficult to reconcile ambiguous canned meals and frigid sleeping bags with five-star white linen dinners and heavenly duvet covers. Not too long ago, however, the term "glamping" emerged in elite travel circles, which describes a dichotomous and divine way to enjoy the great outdoors with luxurious amenities. 

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Give the Gift of Travel With a Trip for 2 to Greenland's Remote Coast in 2015

Dec 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

‘Tis the season for gift-giving and receiving; and when it comes to the former, there’s one type of present that will almost always put a smile on your loved one’s face: travel. Next fall, Natural Habitat Adventures has just the trip for nature lovers taking place in Greenland from August 1-9, August 9-18, August 18-26 and August 26–September 3. The nine-day, eight-night excursion is open to only 12 travelers and includes luxury glamping in the arctic wilderness.

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A Peek At Ultra-Luxe Segera Retreat in Kenya

Nov 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.

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Asilia Africa's Luxury Safari Camp Relocates for the Great Migration in Tanzania

Jul 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Asilia Africa's latest glamping destination offers up an enriching safari that moves with the great migration through Tanzania in an outdoor experience that's embracing luxury living on the open Serengeti. Opened July 1, the Kimondo Migration Camp relocates to offer adventurous travelers the best access to wildlife herds year round. 

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Westgate Resorts Honored Veterans With 1,000 Free Vacations

Nov 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Westgate Resorts celebrated Veteran’s Day in a big way by offering 1,000 free vacations to U.S. military personnel and their families. On November 8, the first 1,000 people to call who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and The War on Terror received a complimentary three-day stay at the company’s recently renovated Florida property, Westgate River Ranch Resort.

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The Game Lodge at The End of The World: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

If you think that taking an African safari might be roughing it, you havenít taken one with the South African company andBeyond. Sure, you may get a little dusty out in an open land cruiser on the Serengeti, but when you arrive back at camp, and enter your enormous state-of-the art suite bathroom with its mahogany walls, stone floor, Oriental rugs and chandelier over the freestanding bathtub, youíll be put at ease by seeing that your personal butler has drawn your bath and surrounded your robe and slippers with rose petals.... Read More

$800K African Safari Via Private Plane From Extraordinary Journeys

Jun 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxury bespoke safari company Extraordinary Journeys is offering a 36-day African expedition of a lifetime for four people at a total cost of $810,000. The extravagant experience includes travel via private plane and the exclusive services of renowned private guide Mark Homan, one of the most sought after safari leaders on the continent.... Read More

East Hampton Homeowners Go Glamping For Summer Cash

Jun 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Glamping has become pretty popular over these recent years, particularly among those who would like to fill that camping itch without sacrificing any luxury comforts. While many resorts cater to this kind of vacation, people in East Hampton are taking the glamping idea and applying it to their home turf ó bringing in a tidy profit in the process.... Read More

Glamping in Galapagos: Santa Cruz Island's Only Luxury Tent Resort

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Many on the island thought they were crazy. Who, particularly non-native European transplants, would ever build a luxury camp resort in the highlands of the Galapagos? Who would build a resort on a farm with no roads, no water, and no electricity, away from the beaches, far from the docks, and nowhere near tourists?

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Singita Launches The Serengeti House In The Grumeti Reserves

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Grumeti Reserves, a 350,000-acre property in northern Tanzania, is now home to the Singita Serengeti House. The facility is an exclusive-use retreat designed for intimate vacationing for family and friends.

Itineraries, activities and meals are tailor made and tweaked as guests dictate the day-to-day pace and rhythm of their vacation according to their interests and needs. Early morning and late-afternoon game drives may be interspersed with vigorous swims or lazing around the pool with a good book, a game of tennis, a cooking lesson in the private kitchen from the resident chef, spa treatments or mountain biking. Making it up as one goes along is part of the magic of taking up residence at Singita Serengeti House. There is a waterhole right in front of the house, whi... Read More

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