Indoor Glamping on Global TV

Indoor Glamping with CAMPGLAMP.ca Cyndi Sweeney the owner of East Coast Glamping, shows us how we can take the camping experience indoors. Here’s a glimpse of our new CAMPGLAMP.ca party set-ups, as seen this morning on Global TV Halifax with Andrea Dion. To book a CAMPGLAMP party or make an inquiry, kindly email: info@eastcoastglamping.ca Happy … More Indoor Glamping on Global TV

In The Metro News: The great indoors: Halifax company brings camping to your living room

By: Yvette d’Entremont Metro Published on Wed Jan 11 2017   Want to camp but hate the cold? Or maybe you just doubt your outdoor skills? In the Halifax area (and up to 100 kilometres beyond), you can now have a customized indoor camping slumber party. The snow and ice-free camp experience includes tents, lanterns, … More In The Metro News: The great indoors: Halifax company brings camping to your living room

Go Glamping Wanderlust Camping Gear Rental Maritime Map

Visiting Nova Scotia this summer and want to try camping but don’t have the gear? East Coast Glamping can kit you out with all the ‘top quality’ gear you’ll need for a weekend by sea or in the woods with our Wanderlust Gear Rental DIY Camping Kits! Choose from a selection of Nova Scotia Day Trips and we’ll … More Go Glamping Wanderlust Camping Gear Rental Maritime Map

East Coast Glamping and Surfing for Wanderlusters

If you fancy a little surfing adventure, Lawrencetown Beach in Nova Scotia is the perfect surf oasis to point your compass.   Whether you’re new to surfing or new to camping, why not ride a wave out of your comfort zone, embracing your inner Glamper with a Learn To Surf lesson from the pro’s at East Coast Surf School … More East Coast Glamping and Surfing for Wanderlusters

South Shore Glamping & Snorkelling Cranberry Cove

The ocean views are breathtaking from Indian Harbour, near Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia. For our Glampers travelling here this week, we wanted to show them a different side to the iconic Peggy’s Cove. Cranberry Cove is off-the-beaten-path, for certain.  It’s takes a quieter gaze upon the famous lighthouse with it’s narrow meandering trail through cranberry bushes and seaside … More South Shore Glamping & Snorkelling Cranberry Cove

Ahoy! Vintage steamer trunk sails into 21st Century!

Last winter I bought a vintage steamer trunk. A classic beauty with a whole lotta history. The vision: To create a Pinterest-worthy S’mores Bar – slash – Picnic Pantry – slash – Glamping Closet, in our new Glamping Retreat in South shore Nova Scotia. This little trunk had high expectations to live up too. She became my beloved winter … More Ahoy! Vintage steamer trunk sails into 21st Century!

NowNS: Bluenose glamping gurus pitch their tent

Thanks Laura Whitman of The Chronicle Herald for profiling East Coast Glamping – thrilled to share our story! Get lost, find beautiful. It’s East Coast Glamping’s promise. “This is about trying to keep that joie de vivre alive,” said East Coast Glamping founder Cyndi Sweeney. Sweeney founded the business in 2014 with her husband after … More NowNS: Bluenose glamping gurus pitch their tent

Oh my cod! A coastal day out cycling the Rum Runners trail to Mahone Bay

Here’s a step-by-step Guide to cycling the 16 km stretch of the Rum Runners trail from Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Marina to Mahone Bay, with the goal of a delish bay-side lunch in a kitschy new establishment. And why do we think it’s super cool?  Step back in time to the roaring 20s and 30s, and … More Oh my cod! A coastal day out cycling the Rum Runners trail to Mahone Bay

15 Foodie Campfire Recipes for Glamping and Camping

Get resolved to elevate your campfire cooking this year.  If you’re tired of the  weiner-based staples paired with beans, but desperately craving easy-on-the-grill, upscale fare at your next camping cooking, we’ve got your covered! Here’s 15+ Foodie Campfire dishes worthy of a glamping weekend. #DreamingSummer 1. Grilled Sausages with Charred Tomatoes Martha goes glamping and we love her style. This stylish twist on a … More 15 Foodie Campfire Recipes for Glamping and Camping

Interactive exploration MAP of Nova Scotia

Looking for some great hiking trails, lighthouses or museums?  You’ve come to the right map. Paul Illsley’s new interactive map of Nova Scotia is a truly impressive resource for visitors to Nova Scotia AND for locals itching to play tourists in their own backyard. Visit ExploreNS.ca and Get Lost – Find beautiful! For more inspiration visit a … More Interactive exploration MAP of Nova Scotia

Would you go glamping for your wedding?

Considering adding a bell tent to your upcoming wedding festivities, but you’re not sure how? Here’s eight easy ways to amp up the ‘bells’ in your wedding bells! A Guest Blog Post on PastelDress.com Toronto-based Pastel Dress Party provides beautiful custom dresses, made-to-fit, that are as special as the occasions you’re celebrating! East Coast Glamping … More Would you go glamping for your wedding?

Thank you campers and glampers across Canada from Team ECG!

It’s officially a wrap on our busy first season 2015 and we’re feeling thankful. From the crew here at East Coast Glamping — Thanks Nova Scotia and Canada!  Our bell tents partied in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, PEI and Nova Scotia all summer long.  One is on the way to a Winter Camping Expo in Manitoba, so … More Thank you campers and glampers across Canada from Team ECG!

September Country Wedding and Honeymoon Homestead

Pinpointing what we love most about this business is well… tricky business. But, a September wedding, idyllically situated on a rolling family farm in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, truly is the cream-of-our-crop. Love was thick in the air at this beautiful barn-side ceremony, set amongst bails of hay lined with woollen blankets and rustic bunting. Gorgeous fire-side benches were made on … More September Country Wedding and Honeymoon Homestead

Beyond The Look Off: Adventures glamping in the Annapolis Valley

Full moon, fireworks and vineyards! It looked a little like a UK music festival seeing all the colourful tents pitched around the field at The Look Off Campground outside Canning, Nova Scotia. We were thrilled to see so many campers out enjoying the Natal Day August long weekend and took two nights to find some … More Beyond The Look Off: Adventures glamping in the Annapolis Valley

5 Glamping discoveries while camping in Annapolis Valley

Originally posted on East Coast Glamping:
The Valley’s a great family destination just about anytime, but it’s especially bountiful during August hot days, when harvest fare like baby potatoes, blueberries and corn are for sale around every corner. This August long weekend we camped two nights at Blomidon Provincial Park and added several new adventures to our log book: Squelching through low-tide,…

3 Must-try Campfire Charcuterie Boards for your next Glamping trip

Campfire dinners are all about easy, slow food bringing people together around a woodsy hearth. Charcuterie boards encapsulate all 3 of these principles and that’s why we love ’em!  We’ve taken 3 countries and created 3 very different East Coast-style charcuterie boards using some of our favourite local, but worldly, ingredients! Charcuterie implies a selection of cured meats, sausages and … More 3 Must-try Campfire Charcuterie Boards for your next Glamping trip

Halifax Citizen: Leave No Trace: Camping (and glamping) with minimal impact

Excerpts from a recent article in The Halifax Citizen: With the summer season upon us, a lot of Nova Scotians are going to be packing up their tents, kayaks and s’mores kits and go camping in one of our many beautiful, natural parks. Of course, all but the most insensitive of campers are going to … More Halifax Citizen: Leave No Trace: Camping (and glamping) with minimal impact

East Coast Glamping hosts a lakeside party for one of their own Glampers

July: the perfect time to pull out all the glitz and glam and show you what our bell tent birthdays are all about: laughter, lanterns, gourmet s’mores and best friends all together in a bell tent village! Arrival:  Arriving by foot, by car and by canoe – the top of the agenda: fun! A bell … More East Coast Glamping hosts a lakeside party for one of their own Glampers

East Coast Glamping on Sea And Be Scene

It’s flattering having our fleet of uniquely decorated, Maritime-style bell tents included in this week’s HOME SHOW edition of Sea & Be Scene! Although, aside from helping… “Nova Scotia enthusiasts stay fabulous,” …we secretly think our bells are live-in ready and cosy enough for any summer retreat! Please check out Our Story and East Coast Glamping on the Home Show … More East Coast Glamping on Sea And Be Scene

What’s in an ECG Go Glamping Package?

Welcome to East Coast Glamping! We are proud to bring glamping to the Maritimes. This summer experience boutique Glamping in Nova Scotia and throughout the Maritimes with our various packages. What’s in our deluxe slumber pack: cosy duvet or comforters for 2-4 embroidered pillows decorative cushions shower towels and face cloths ECG Cosy Fleece Blanket for 2-4. We’re not … More What’s in an ECG Go Glamping Package?

Glamping: The ultimate ‘she-shelter’ and The Chronicle Herald

In the lead-up to Mother’s Day weekend and celebrating all-things wonderful for Mom, we were asked about bell tents and creating the ultimate ‘She-Shelter’, for a feature in the HOME section of The Chronicle Herald. Click the pict to read the story! And we send a huge shout-out to Debra Wells-Hopey for inspiring us and to Wendy … More Glamping: The ultimate ‘she-shelter’ and The Chronicle Herald

Infused with vintage love and Brazilian bossa nova: Check out our Valley Glamping French linen T-towels

Too pretty for around the campfire? Not at East Coast Glamping. It’s all in the details. And beauty’s not just in nature. Our french linen dish towels are hand-designed in-house, here in Nova Scotia by our inspired designer Autumn S. We then graphically add the finishing touches and print on beautiful cotton-linen, all hand-sewn on a circa 1963 machine to the … More Infused with vintage love and Brazilian bossa nova: Check out our Valley Glamping French linen T-towels

Geared to Glamping and Cycling: 7 slick cycle spots in Nova Scotia

This summer, when you book an East Coast Glamping pack for your Nova Scotia holiday, whether it’s a DIY take-along-kit or a fully glamped campsite, bring along the bikes! Don’t care for the hassle of hauling your bikes? East Coast Glamping is gearing-up with Pedal & Sea to ensure your glamping packs can include bikes, hitches and everything you … More Geared to Glamping and Cycling: 7 slick cycle spots in Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Glamping packs for the road

Glampers planning to explore Cape Breton Highlands National Park this summer, will relish in our new Cape Breton Road Trip Glamping Kit! Our ‘Best Value’ pack allows explorers and adventurers a unique glamping experience along the Cabot Trail, with all its incredible vistas and hidden gem experiences. Take it on the road with our NEW Wanderlust Gear Rental Kits … More Cape Breton Glamping packs for the road

Going it alone at Nova Scotia Provincial Park campgrounds: How the shift to self-service affects campers

This camping season, ‘Ranger Google’ might be campers port-of-call at some Nova Scotia provincial parks. We asked how this will affect your camping experience. Nova Scotia will see seven of 20 provincial parks move to self-service, including two parks located within Halifax Regional Municipality.  We had a few questions around how this will affect campers and glampers alike. Here’s what we … More Going it alone at Nova Scotia Provincial Park campgrounds: How the shift to self-service affects campers

Tall tales of aspiring glampers: Chapter 1

The camper struggled out of his pale orange ‘box-store’ pop-up 2-man. He stretched the cramp and sweat from his bones squinting through the morning sun.       She drifted her gaze downwards, reaching for her salt-sprayed slip-ons. She looked down at the little entrance and cramped quarters and decided it was time to move on to a glampier … More Tall tales of aspiring glampers: Chapter 1

Granola to go…hit the slopes

Because we can’t always be glamping, but all our trails should be happy, we’re toasting up a double batch of ‘PURE Nova Scotia’ Glampers Trail Mix for our upcoming ski ‘mini-break’. Heading ‘somewhat South,’ this weekend (dodging one snow storm and hopefully missing another), to the loaf — Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine, taking advantage of the two day … More Granola to go…hit the slopes

Love is in the air: Get lost in romance – Find beautiful together

I’m a romantic at heart. I believe in kismet, whirlwind romance and love at first sight. In the spirit of: romance; a lead-up to wedding bell season; and sparking a few romantics into THE epic proposal, anniversary or honeymoon I’ve attached a snapshot of our ‘Kindle Packs‘ and ‘Kindred Stagette Pack‘ listed below. I met my soul mate by complete … More Love is in the air: Get lost in romance – Find beautiful together

Go Coastal: buntings, seaside glamping packs & keeping cosy with a spool of thread

This glamper is keeping it cosy. One vigorous Sunday afternoon snowshoe and the fire was lit, circa ’63 Singer humming and our ‘Go Coastal’ bunting production line underway. Loving the vintage bottle cap coastal fabric, boats and stripes that will adorn our 4M Go Glamping seaside packages this summer. Where you might see them flying? There’s … More Go Coastal: buntings, seaside glamping packs & keeping cosy with a spool of thread

How do you sleep under the stars? A survey to help us along the journey

East Coast Glamping would like to know how YOU want to sleep under the stars. Please help us provide the best glamping experience possible, by completing this short survey to help East Coast Glamping know how to customize your Go Glamping packages. Slumber Pack Survey Our bell tent glamping experiences provide the option to add a Slumber Pack, for those … More How do you sleep under the stars? A survey to help us along the journey

Guide to East Coast Glamping on landscape and design blog Houseporn.ca

East Coast Glamping features this week on Toronto-based blog Houseporn.ca, as they shared their top places for glamping in Eastern Canada. The Toronto-based blog supports intern writers with a focus on architecture, design and landscape. We’re glad they found us and like our DIY glamping concepts for those who want glamorous camping, on their own terms. See what they have to … More Guide to East Coast Glamping on landscape and design blog Houseporn.ca

Skates, friends & a wintry bell tent hot chocolate hut: A girls day in the snow

After a morning of skating,  snow shoeing and a winter blast of fresh air, what could be more fun than hanging out with a few girl friends with some mugs of hot chocolate, popcorn and a game of Bellz. It’s a glampy life. And what girl doesn’t love a little glam… Time to get cosy … More Skates, friends & a wintry bell tent hot chocolate hut: A girls day in the snow

Glampy Camper Printable Pack List

Whether you’ve booked an East Coast Glamping package or you’re doing your own camping, here’s our Glampy Camper Pack List brochure, a helpful list for packing: Print the brochure double-sided with binding on the short-edge, if possible to ensure it prints in the correct orientation. Tri-fold. Packing List Brochure And if you’re early Spring camping … More Glampy Camper Printable Pack List

Winter Glamping Trail Mix Recipe

Energizing crunch from a local company making healthy Food Noise around HRM. It’s no mystery why the body burns through carbs during winter hiking, snow shoeing or cross-country skiing.  So fuel-up with slow-energy releasing carbohydrates and maximize your energy and performance when you take to the snow. Here’s a delish, easy and highly nutritious wonder-snack for … More Winter Glamping Trail Mix Recipe

November glamping photo shoot … or faking summer at one degree celsius

Before the snow officially covers Nova Scotia, we hauled the family to Bayswater beach for one last summery, beachy photo shoot with one of our 4 Metre Bell Tents. It’s not easy making Nov. 22 look like July, as early winter shadows creep along the tent walls. The sun was surely misleading, but the blustery blast of fresh air … More November glamping photo shoot … or faking summer at one degree celsius

Toasty Fall Glamping

Flurries drifted outside my window yesterday. Brrrrr. And a last, lonely leaf hanging outside has finally let go.  Almost hibernation time. Or…perhaps it’s bundle up and just get cozy time. As we prepare to launch our East Coast Glamping website in a few weeks, we’re scurrying to finish our last outdoor photoshoots and writing inside…by the fire. Stay toasty … More Toasty Fall Glamping

The value of uninterrupted family time: Forrest on ‘The glory of glamping’

It’s why we do it… “Had I known how much camping would provide for us to spend uninterrupted time with our children, and how many places we wouldn’t have cell service, I would have broken down and looked into ‘glamping’ years ago as it has been the best investment I have made in quite some … More The value of uninterrupted family time: Forrest on ‘The glory of glamping’

Earthy bread for glampers

My 10-year-old and I baked this fabulous Danish Stone-Age Bread from The Family Cooks cookbook by Laurie David. It was so easy, super yummy and energy-packed (not to forget, gluten-free).  I’ll see about posting the recipe for our inquiring pals in Ireland. Standby… In the meantime, here’s something similar: Danish Crisp Bread Crackers, by the same author. I … More Earthy bread for glampers

Cape Breton coyote

While we didn’t see a moose… Spotted crossing the road at dusk on our way back to camp, near Cheticamp, Cape Breton. Photographed from our car with a zoom lens — for clarity, we’re adventurous, not brazen. East Coast Glamping now have a Wanderlust Gear Rental Kit that’s compact, amazing value and packed full of … More Cape Breton coyote

For the ‘LOVE’ of fall glamping in Cape Breton

The colours, they are a turning up in the highlands of Cape Breton. A brief return of summer, sunlight streaming around every mountainous corner, we hiked, searched for moose and enjoyed a blast of fresh highland air. East Coast Glamping now have a Wanderlust Gear Rental Kit that’s compact, amazing value and packed full of all … More For the ‘LOVE’ of fall glamping in Cape Breton

A wild moose chase along the Cabot Trail

Turns out, moose are everywhere along the Cabot Trail: One of our prerogatives this past glamping weekend, while fall camping in Cape Breton, was to find a moose. We heard it’s not uncommon to see these beautiful, ginormous mammals, roaming the highland plains of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. So we set our compasses to ‘moose’ and off we … More A wild moose chase along the Cabot Trail

Glamping is… a day cycling the Cranberry Islands, Maine

There are two little islands posted off the tip of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park in Maine. On our recent glamping trip we stepped back in time and spent a day ferrying with our bicycles between Great Cranberry and Little Cranberry (Islesford Island). It was pure magic and invokes memories of Anne of … More Glamping is… a day cycling the Cranberry Islands, Maine

More adventures in Glamping the Annapolis Valley, NS

It’s not all apples and berries, harvest corn and delicious produce in the Valley. For a crustaceous culinary adventure in lobster, set your compass for Halls Harbour. And for boutique jellies, herbaceous ice-creams and a botanical wonderland, seek out The Tangled Garden. Halls Harbour is a picturesque fishing harbour and home to Halls Harbour Lobster Pound, a crackin’ spot to sink … More More adventures in Glamping the Annapolis Valley, NS

Glamping on CBC Radio

Glamping – short for Glamorous Camping. More and more people are turning to Glamping for a convenient way to enjoy the great outdoors. Hear Molly Segal chatting with East Coast Glamping and connecting with other Glamping businesses and Glampers across Canada. We’ll tell you exactly WHY we love it for families, young and old: Increasing Trend of … More Glamping on CBC Radio