Skimbaco Lifestyle by Katja Presnal

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Decorating Inspiration

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Ideas

If you would like your Christmas to look picture perfect from Scandinavian catalogs, here is some visual inspiration for you how to make it happen from a few Nordic brands. Less is more in the…

Top Exotic, Cultural, Culinary and Adventure Destinations for 2015

World awaist you, what are you waiting for? 15+ top cultural, adventure, exotic and culinary destinations to travel to in 2015 from the editor of @skimbaco

Subscribe to Skimbaco Lifestyle I have officially moved back to the United States after living in Sweden for three years, and after traveling more in Europe. Expedia Viewfinder asked some of my favorite travel destinations,…

Christmas Gifts that remind you of Paris

Paris Chic Gift Ideas

As they saying goes, Paris is always a good idea, and it applies even to Christmas gifts. If you have a Paris-lover in your Christmas gift list, check out these seven gift ideas that might…

Best Christmas Gifts For Traveling Woman

Best Christmas Gifts for Woman Who Travels

There is really only one gift a traveler wants: trip somewhere. Even if you can’t gift your traveler a plane ticket, hotel reservation or even more airline miles, no worries, you can find her a…

Top 5 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas That Cheer Anyone in Your List

Easy last minute gift ideas for anyone in your list

Last minute gift ideas for anyone in your list Let me make Christmas gift giving easy for you this year. Here are five of my favorite gift ideas this year, with ideas for almost anyone…

Sri Lanka in 20 Instagram Photos

Sri Lanka in 20 Photos

I visited Sri Lanka the first time as I attended the Professional Travel Bloggers Association’s conference TBC Asia last month. The conference was organized together with Cinnamon Hotels, and with sponsors like SriLankan Airlines. (If…

Hotel Review: St. Regis Bali – The Ultimate Exotic Luxury Beach Resort

the ultimate tropical vacation destination: St. Regis Bali

Disclosure: my trip to Bali was sponsored by Starwood Preferred Guest. My opinions are my own. Words fail me describing the St. Regis Bali Resort, it is simply outstanding in every way. Let me take…

Instagram Travel Thursday project presented at the TBD Italy 2014

Instagram Travel Thursday presented at TBD Italy 2014

Instagram Travel Thursday Project Presented in Italy Leigh, Reeta and me from the Skimbaco Team attended the TBD Italy last month, and I was honored to speak about the Power of Communities, and I wanted…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Tove Jansson's Moomin Exhibition at Arabia Factory and the anniversary of Tove Jansson

We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of the…

Follow my Trip to Bali as I Discover the SPG Member Favorite Hotels & Resorts

Virtually travel with me to Bali

My Dream Destination: Bali Our expat living time here in Sweden is coming close to the end. Ever since I went to Bali last year I told my husband I would only move back to…