Guest Picks: Go Glamping!
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Summers are for camping and enjoying the great outdoors. But I have to admit, as I get older, it's harder to leave the luxuries of home. I'm all for "glamping" — glamorous camping. It's definitely a travel trend that I can follow. Here are some nifty ways to enjoy the outdoors in comfort, as well as some inspiration to enjoy the glamping spirit in your own backyard. — Liren from Kitchen Confidante
Fish Eagle Exclusive Tent
Just look at this luxury tent! When did camping get so romantic?
Vaude Badawi 4P with Comfort Floor Protector - GBP 479.99
If you're going to camp in style, this Vaude tent is roomy and beautiful.
Vango AirBeam Infinity 800 Tent - GBP 800
No need to fuss with poles, as this tent by Vango cleverly uses inflatable beams for support.
REI Alcove Shelter, Sage/Earth - $109
Create a seating area, reading corner or dining room with one or more freestanding shelters.
Biscayne Black Indoor-Outdoor Rug - $19.95
Whether you use this outdoor rug inside the tent or not, it will help you create homey spaces easily. Just don't forget to take off your hiking shoes.
Summerlin Ottoman - $299
Every glam tent seems to have ottomans, and I can see why. Whether resting your feet or cuddling with your loved ones, it's a glamorous way to lounge.
EasyRest Inflatable Guest Bed - $229
Sleeping bags are for amateurs. I say go glamping with this ultimate inflatable bed.
Washed Channel Stitch Quilt - $109
Who needs sleeping bags? Snuggle under the stars in these light quilts.
Travel Mosquito Net, Round - $51.85
Sleep in peace in a luxurious mosquito net.
Linear Blown Glass Pendant - $129
You'll need some mood lighting other than the bonfire.
Hand Made Louvre Wooden Partition Changing Screen, Antique Green - GBP 279
Beautifully distressed changing screens provide privacy, and they would work perfectly in a luxurious tent or right in your own home.
Tufted Corduroy Floor Pillow - $39
No more hard tent floors! Lounge in style on this corduroy floor pillow.
Solid Outdoor Drape - $49
Recreate the glamping vibe at home with these breezy outdoor drapes.
Kenya Set, Coffee Maker - $40
Wake up to a rich cup of coffee in the great outdoors with this coffee maker and travel press.
CW Gear Cast Iron Cookware Set - $66.66
Cast iron is classic, whether you are camping or cooking at home. This set has everything you need to eat delicious food away from your home kitchen.
Mendocino Round Folding Dining Table - $199
This folding table is fit for a glam meal alfresco.
Palampore Tablecloth - $34.99
A charming tablecloth instantly brings civility to even the most rustic campsites.
GSI Outdoors Pioneer Table Set - $69.95
Dinnerware doesn't have to be plastic and ugly when glamping. I like this sturdy steel set with a classic enamel finish.
Acrylic Stemless Wineglass - $3.95
You have to have wine if you're going to go glamping. These acrylic wine glasses are shatterproof, and without the stems, they're easy to pack.
Solio Bolt Solar Charger - $65
When you go glamping, you never have to be without your beloved technology. Charge up with these solar battery chargers and stay connected!
ENO DoubleNest Hammock - $64.95
Nap time! There's room for two in this very portable hammock.