Posts tagged "camping"

Girl Catches The Plague In Yosemite, Didn’t Time Travel From Medieval London

The same disease that ravaged Europe in the Middle Ages (YES, THE BUBONIC PLAGUE?!)  is actually still around and was recently caught by a normal girl from Los Angeles who…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Life Dream Status: You Can Go Camping On A New York City Rooftop

Artist Thomas Stevenson launched art project/pop-up campground Bivouac NY to allow city dwellers to spend the night in tents on secret New York City rooftops. The experience may not offer much…

Claire Hannum | October 23, 2014 - 9:30 am

6 Things You Need To Camp Like A Boss

When people declare they “hate camping,” I declare “you’re doing it wrong.” I camp like I am going to a rustic hotel. I pack the car with a week’s worth…

Sophie Leon | July 11, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Who Wants To Sleep Inside A Realistic Brown Bear Sleeping Bag?

Camping is not for me. Mosquitoes. Sunburn. Murderers lurking in the woods. But I might consider sleeping outdoors under the stars (within 20 feet of an outlet for my iPhone,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm

11 Reasons Why Camping Is The Best

Camping is, admittedly, not for everyone, but it’s also not as tough as many people think. You probably are not going to get eaten by a bear or start a…

Mary Odell | July 17, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Yes, Please: I Want To Go To The Great Horror Campout

I never much liked horror movies until I took a class in college called Gender and Sexuality in Horror Films (I was a Women’s Studies major, so it didn’t seem…

Julie Gerstein | June 17, 2013 - 4:30 pm

I Went Camping, And All I Got Was Harassed By The Police

There is a saying by artist Barbara Krueger Jenny Holzer that “abuse of power comes as no surprise,” and wow, was that true this weekend, when my friends and I…

Julie Gerstein | July 5, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Slutty, Slutty Girl Scouts To Be Investigated By Bishops

Those little tramps are at it again. The nefarious-cookie sellers are trying to pull a fast one on us! The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched an official…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2012 - 3:20 pm

What To Do If You Have Your Period While Camping

I’ve never been camping with my period. Actually, I’ve never been camping. But if I ever do go camping AND happen to have my period, I will indeed fling my…

Ami Angelowicz | February 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

An “Intimacy Kit” For Hikers

Any Girl Scout worth her merit badges knows to always “Be prepared!” But my Scout leader never got to the part about doing the horizontal polka out in the woods.

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2011 - 11:40 am

Kate Gosselin And Sarah Palin To Go Camping Together

Here’s more weird celebrity friendship news for you. Kate Gosselin and her 88,888 kids are currently in Alaska, where they’ll supposedly be going camping with Sarah Palin. Sarah’s father, a…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 23, 2010 - 3:40 pm

The Must-Have Glamping Accessory

With the release of the Coachella lineup, it’s time to start thinking about your festival schedule, and clearly your look for the season. Since Bonnaroo and Coachella are THE places…

Bianca Posterli | January 20, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Glamping: Camping For The High-Maintenance Set

I’ve never understood the appeal of roughing it. Communing with nature can be fun for some, but I prefer a concrete jungle any day. Modern amenities like hot showers and…

Annika Harris | August 27, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Love Vandal: Camping Brings Out The Desecrator In All Of Us

[Photo: Our Emily]

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at

Catherine Strawn | September 2, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Love Vandal: At A Campsite

Last week, we saw how city folk are resorting to writing of their love in wet cement because metropolitan areas have a shortage of tress, but our Emily went to…

Catherine Strawn | August 5, 2008 - 2:00 pm