SKIMBACO FOOD

Whiskey Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd: It’s no Longer Just a Man’s Drink

We’ve come a long way, baby!  Gone are the “Mad Men” days of whiskey being a just a man’s drink, straight on the rocks. Whiskey sales are on the rise, and women are contributing to…

Valentine’s Day Cocktail Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and whether you have a fabulous night on the town planned or an intimate dinner planned at home, a cocktail will definitely be in order during the evening.…

Travel Insight: Luxury Hotels taking on role as “Cupid” for singles

Last month on  Skimbaco Lifestyle, we gave you the scoop on What Women Want in 2015.  The list was interesting, and even though the topic of romance did not make the top of the list,…

Civet Coffee Tasting & Visiting Teba Sari Farm in Bali

Teba Sari Farm Experience in Bali I have been contemplating whether to post about our visit to the Teba Sari agrotourism farm in Bali, where we learned about Indonesian and Balinese farming and fruits, and…

Food Adventure at the Christmas Market in Paris (and what not to do!)

“We will always have Paris.” The famous movie line from the movie Casablanca. The line I have been thinking a lot the past week. I can’t believe I was in Paris just a few weeks…

Five Ways to Experience the Emerging Wine Regions of Slovenia

Wine tasting in Italy – you might already been there and done that. If you are looking for something new there’s no need to look far – just few miles across the Italian border lies…

Whiskey Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd: It’s no Longer Just a Man’s Drink

Whiskey cocktails on the rise

We’ve come a long way, baby!  Gone are the “Mad Men” days of whiskey being a just a man’s drink, straight on the rocks. Whiskey sales are on the rise, and women are contributing to…

Valentine’s Day Cocktail Ideas

valentine's day cocktails

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and whether you have a fabulous night on the town planned or an intimate dinner planned at home, a cocktail will definitely be in order during the evening.…

Travel Insight: Luxury Hotels taking on role as “Cupid” for singles

Bar Cocoa and the Punch Room in Charlotte, N.C at Ritz-Carlton

Last month on  Skimbaco Lifestyle, we gave you the scoop on What Women Want in 2015.  The list was interesting, and even though the topic of romance did not make the top of the list,…

Civet Coffee Tasting & Visiting Teba Sari Farm in Bali

Civet Coffee tasting in Bali, Indonesia

Teba Sari Farm Experience in Bali I have been contemplating whether to post about our visit to the Teba Sari agrotourism farm in Bali, where we learned about Indonesian and Balinese farming and fruits, and…

Food Adventure at the Christmas Market in Paris (and what not to do!)

Christmas time in Paris

“We will always have Paris.” The famous movie line from the movie Casablanca. The line I have been thinking a lot the past week. I can’t believe I was in Paris just a few weeks…

Five Ways to Experience the Emerging Wine Regions of Slovenia

Vineyard at Sunset in Vipava

Wine tasting in Italy – you might already been there and done that. If you are looking for something new there’s no need to look far – just few miles across the Italian border lies…

Award-winning Slovenian Olive Oil Maker Vanja Dujc Surprises with Fruity Blends

Vanja Dujc Olives

High on the hills of Portorož – the Adriatic coast of Slovenia peaceful olive groves with some 1000 trees provide the harvest for the award-winning olive oils of  Vanja Dujc. I had the honor to…

Paris Day Trip: Touring Champagne Region in Reims

Paris Day Trip: Touring Champagne Region in Reims

Just having returned from a trip to Paris, all things French are still on my mind. While there is a laundry list of things to see and day in Paris that can keep one busy…

Le Méridien Sparkling Happy Hour: Serving Global Cocktails Unique to Local Areas

cocktails inspired by fall and winter

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts are putting back the sparkle in happy hour this fall and winter.  The trendy, European-inspired hotels in the Starwood Brand, have tapped into local flavors to curate spritzers and cocktails…

Herbs, Spices and Sri Lankan Delicatessen Wattalappan

Delicious Sri Lankan Food

On this post to a family adventure in Sri Lanka I want to talk a bit about the local food. I shared all the different things our family manage to explore and try in Sri Lanka from…