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  • noun Any of various luxury forms of camping


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From glamorous + camping


  • Such glamorous camping experiences are dubbed "glamping" - a trend among vacationers who want to be in the wild but don't care to sleep on the ground, tromp in the dark to communal bathrooms and cook over campfires. News

  • But now, welcome to the early stages of the era of "glamping" -- glamorous camping.

    Glamping: Its Time Is Coming

  • The yurts are a plus for those who like what has recently been penned as "glamping" - that is,

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  • The smug buzzword "glamping" merely adds insult to injury.

    Glamping is not camping

  • Glamorous camping, or what's become known as "glamping," emerged in Africa and the coastal areas of Thailand in the early 1990s with tourists' growing interest in safari camps.

  • This article, from the LA Times, describes "glamping" (glamorous camping).

    Another Name On The List

  • The number of visits to U.S. national parks is declining, but "glamping" — glamorous camping — is on the rise in North America after gaining popularity among wealthy travelers in Africa and England, where luxury tents come with Persian rugs and electricity to power blow dryers.

    New Fad: Posh Camping, Butler Included | Impact Lab

  • One of the most romantic and elegant hotels in Los Cabos, Las Ventanas al Paraiso take the concept of "glamping" to a whole new level with their "Sleeping with the Stars" experience.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • (Marketwire - April 25, 2010) - Caravanning is making a comeback with the new trend of 'glamping' taking the UK by storm.

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  • There's also a great place in British Columbia for 'glamping' called the

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  • A form of camping that includes expensive equipment, fine food, and other luxuries; blend of glamor and camping. (From WordSpy)

    April 1, 2009