Family-friendly Luxury in the Shenandoah Valley Horse Country in Virginia

Salamander Resort horses. Photo by Keryn Means

Special feature & giveaway guest post by Keryn Means. Shenandoah Valley in Virginia I visited Middleburg, Virginia, with Go Blue Ridge Travel and Trekaroo in June. This tiny town is in Virginia’s prime horse country.…

Discovering Irish Design

Discovering Irish Design

The Year of Irish Design What imagery does your mind conjure up when asked to describe Ireland? Bucolic scenes of deep emerald dotted with fleecy poufs of sheep wandering the countryside? This seems to be…

My Skimbaco Moment: I Survived the Bike Trails of Rio Perdido, Costa Rica

My Skimbaco moment: biking in Costa Rica!

Guest post by Claudia Laroye of The Travelling Mom There’s No Going Back That Way Gustavo looked concerned. “Are you alright?” Apparently, my face was a bright shade of red, and I was breathing hard.…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Camomile and Cake, The Willow Cafe Tea Room

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

Sometimes on Your Travels You Reach the Mountain Top

sometimes in your travels... you reach the mountain top

My Skimbaco moment in the mountains of Italy Guest post by Carolyn Cruze The air is misty and cool. It is the kind of fresh that you can only get when you’re over 4,000 feet…

When Failing is Winning: A Lesson on Snowboarding and More

My Skimbaco moment: trying snowboarding for the first time with my son. By http://instagram.com/desmiller

New feature: Your Skimbaco Moments Do you have a story to share? How do you live Skimbaco lifestyle of living life to the fullest? Have you tried something new for the first time lately? Tested…

How I spread the joy when it was the most needed

live-by-lifting-others-up

The Skimbaco lifestyle is about finding joy. Katja states so beautifully that her dream with this site is to inspire others to live life to the fullest. If only we could all remember this on…

Just in: Pictures directly from Sochi from the Winter Games Press Officer

Real pictures directly from Sochi from the Winter Games Press Officer

Real pictures from Sochi! Read an excellent guest post by Linda Jager. Linda has traveled the globe and covered the 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. She is currently handling media relations for U.S. Biathlon…

6 Book Writing Tips for Beginners

6 tips how to write a book for beginners

This is a fantastic guest post by Frankie M. Thompson of the As the Bird Flies blog, a published author of Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel. You can read a free sample on…

Dream Come True: Traveling & Writing as a Lifestyle

Frances M. Thompson

This is a fantastic guest post by Frankie M. Thompson of the As the Bird Flies blog, a published author of Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel. You can read a free sample on…