Skimbaco Lifestyle by Katja Presnal

Childhood Dream Coming True: I’m Participating in a Reality TV Show Filmed in Finland

Adventure reality TV show in Finland

Who says your childhood dreams can’t come true???? Listen to this: I got an invitation to be part of filming one episode of a reality TV show in Finland already earlier this summer. I would…

Do You Have What it Takes to be an Adventurer? Take the Quiz.

Are you an adventurer? Take the quiz.

Skimbaco Team’s Satu is getting ready to start her five-week-long bike tour Ride Wild 2014 – the 1,500 mile/2500 kilometer long bike ride on the coast of Ireland. Satu is our adventure travel writer, and…

Tourist, Traveler, Nomad or Local..? Most Likely a Skimbacoer

Are you a Skimbacoer?

We are different. And that’s a good thing. You and I are different. Every Skimbaco Team member is very different. Skimbaco Lifestyle is very different from many other websites (here is how to subscribe). And…

Sri Lanka and Italy are calling for travel bloggers with these two conferences

katja and leigh

There are several great travel blogging conferences and events annually, and even though most of Skimbaco Lifestyle’s readers are not travel bloggers, I wanted to invite those who are to apply to two great events…

Photo essay of visiting back home to Turku archipelago in Finland

Summer in Turku archipelago in 30 photos

Going back home… our trip back where I am from in 30+ photos I am doing something different this Instagram Travel Thursday. The past 3 weeks I have been posting photos from our trip to…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

guest bedroom on a dime

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Our Easy 4th of July Parties

easy 4th of July Party ideas

Happy 4th of July for those who celebrate! 4th of July is one of the favorite holidays in our multi-cultural family. I love being almost an American by association, and I love celebrating the 4th…

4th of July Party Music Playlist

4th of July 2014 Music Playlist via Skimbaco on Spotify

The easiest way to set the mood for your 4th of July party is to fill it with the right music. I created my 4th of July Music Playlist on Spotify, and it’s ready to…

Lisa Leonard $75 Gift Card Giveaway

Enter to win one of five $75 gift cards for Lisa Leonard

Win One Of FIVE $75 Lisa Leonard Gift Cards! You know I love Instagram, so when a few blogger friends asked me to team up for a fun and EASY giveaway for our Instagram-friends, it…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

Excellent Summer Read: Skimbaco Lifestyle Coastal Family Summer magazine issue

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…