How much would you pay for the experience of sleeping outside on the rooftop of a luxury hotel? Or, maybe you wouldn’t consider it even if they were giving it away. Glamping has become the popular style of resort camping. No ordinary tents and campfire cookouts with that you-know-you’ve-been-camping feeling in the morning when your back is aching. Glamping takes the messiness and undesirable qualities of camping off the table.
Many boutique hotels offer glamping on their rooftops. Outfitted with luxury sheet-fitted beds, fire pits, state-of-the-art telescopes for stargazing, outdoor movie screenings, yurts, and more, . . . → Read More: Rooftop Glamping
How important is outdoor living in our lives? I’d say it is pretty darn important when you begin to see major airports around the globe add outdoor spaces for their customers. And, why not? With flight delays and the increasing amount of time one must spend in the airport, providing an outdoor area for stressed out, antsy customers may help calm them down and make them happier once they board that over-booked and crowded flight.
Delta led the way at New York’s JFK, with its first very nicely appointed Sky Deck. . . . → Read More: Outdoor Living Takes Flight
Hotel Pulitzer, Barcelona
I had the pleasure of staying at the Hotel Pulitzer in Barcelona last week. One of the reasons I selected this hotel was because the images I viewed online when making my hotel selection indicated that they have a rooftop terrace. The beautiful design of the hotel and superb location were nearly enough to make me commit but it was the rooftop terrace that convinced me to click the RESERVE button. Now that I have returned and had the great pleasure of staying at this lovely hotel, I can add that the staff is friendly, helpful, . . . → Read More: Up on the Roof
Mettina van der Veen
I’ve been thinking about what Outdoorlicious! Christmas gift I would like to receive this year. There are so many things I would like to do and places I would like to visit that it is always difficult to choose just one. At the top of my list, however, is to experience the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. I’ve seen amazing images of these colorful, dancing celestial lights and know that this is a natural wonder of the world that, while making for a great photograph, must be witnessed first-hand to understand their true beauty . . . → Read More: All I Want for Christmas…