I Dyed my Hair Blue. And This is What I Learned.

I colored my hair blue... and

Guest post by Jennifer Patrick of Still Living the Dream. It started as a Halloween costume idea… I was invited to a cool Halloween couple’s costume party last fall. While I used to dress-up as…

Dogs Teach You All You Need to Know about Being Thankful

everything I learned about being thankful I learned from my dog

Guest post by Douglas Green. Photo by Elizabeth Abram Advice from a Turkey Dog The word is out. There’s something wrong with Thanksgiving. As with so many other holidays, we have ruined its original concept…

Living Life to the Fullest in Costa Rica: the Pura Vida lifestyle of Costa Rica

Pacific Heights Wanderlust Living

Guest post by Andrea Fellman of Wanderlust Living. Adopting the Pura Vida way of life If you think moving to paradise means instantly checking out and becoming all zen, roaming the beaches barefoot while your…

My Skimbaco Moment: Helping South Carolina Flood Victims

My Skimbaco Moment: Helping South Carolina Flood Victims

Guest post by Amelia Old of Pretty in the Queen City. Contact us if you have a story to tell how you live life to the fullest! The South Carolina flood hit close to home…

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…