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Teaching the Kids Global Lifestyle via Family Dinners

This post is sponsored by Ragú and you can visit Facebook.com/RaguSauce for easy recipe ideas. Want to know my secrets of teaching kids the global lifestyle, good eating habits and keeping our family together as…

Garden Fresh takes on whole new meaning at Old Edwards Inn and Spa in Highlands, N.C.

This post is also available in our digital magazine, Issue 2, page 58. I can vividly remember my first bite of the gorgeous Spring Seasonal Salad I ordered at Madison’s in Highlands, N.C, the signature…

Learning to Host Parties at Home like the Italians Do

If you have noticed, we are bringing you even more culinary focused travel posts here at Skimbaco Lifestyle this spring. Stay tuned for many more culinary travel stories, especially from Europe. I am a big…

Tracing the Origins of the Richly Flavored Ceylon Tea

This post is also available on our digital magazine Issue 1, on page 46. Ever since I was a little girl Ceylon tea was the one thing that came into my mind when thinking about…

Master Baker Lionel Vatinet Lives Life to the Fullest by Teaching his Craft to Others

When I want to experience a little bit of France in the South, I head to the charming Cary, North Carolina, café known to locals as La Farm Bakery. Once you walk through the doors…

Montalbera: Italian Vineyard and Winemaker

A good glass of wine is always enjoyable, especially when surrounded by good food and good company. With that being said, I always love exploring, finding, and tasting new wines and learning about their heritage…

Teaching the Kids Global Lifestyle via Family Dinners

Teaching kids global lifestyle and importance of family dinners

This post is sponsored by Ragú and you can visit Facebook.com/RaguSauce for easy recipe ideas. Want to know my secrets of teaching kids the global lifestyle, good eating habits and keeping our family together as…

Garden Fresh takes on whole new meaning at Old Edwards Inn and Spa in Highlands, N.C.

Old Edwards Inn and Spa grows many types of radishes in its garden

This post is also available in our digital magazine, Issue 2, page 58. I can vividly remember my first bite of the gorgeous Spring Seasonal Salad I ordered at Madison’s in Highlands, N.C, the signature…

Learning to Host Parties at Home like the Italians Do

Party like Italians

If you have noticed, we are bringing you even more culinary focused travel posts here at Skimbaco Lifestyle this spring. Stay tuned for many more culinary travel stories, especially from Europe. I am a big…

Tracing the Origins of the Richly Flavored Ceylon Tea

Tea picking in Haputale Sri Lanka

This post is also available on our digital magazine Issue 1, on page 46. Ever since I was a little girl Ceylon tea was the one thing that came into my mind when thinking about…

Master Baker Lionel Vatinet Lives Life to the Fullest by Teaching his Craft to Others

Homemade French Breads at La Farm Bakery in Cary, N.C.

When I want to experience a little bit of France in the South, I head to the charming Cary, North Carolina, café known to locals as La Farm Bakery. Once you walk through the doors…

Montalbera: Italian Vineyard and Winemaker

Italian wine

A good glass of wine is always enjoyable, especially when surrounded by good food and good company. With that being said, I always love exploring, finding, and tasting new wines and learning about their heritage…

Memories of a lifetime: Rota das Estrelas Gourmet Festival kicks off in Madeira, Portugal

rota das estrales gourmet food event in Portugal

The Rota das Estrelas gourmet festival of 2014 kicked off in Portugal last week. Rota das Estrelas, “the Stars Route” is an annual gourmet food festival in Portugal, and this year the traveling festival with…

When in North Carolina, the Southern Season store in Chapel Hill is a Must-See

Southern Season chocolate covered straweberries

Southern Season in Chapel Hill, N.C. Since 1975, Southern Season in Chapel Hill, N.C. has been the premiere destination for gourmet and specialty-food items. At 59,000 square feet, it is the biggest gourmet food store…

Must do experience in England: Traditional Afternoon Tea or a Cream Tea

Cream tea at a castle

New! This post is also available on our digital magazine, on page 62. Great travel experiences are not just about what you see, but also what you experience – and with whom you experience those…

Just In: Aruba Super Bar & GBK Celebrity Gift Lounge Pops Up in N.Y. for Super Bowl Weekend Cocktails

Pelican Nest drinks

New York is bustling with activity as it gets set to host the Superbowl this weekend. Aruba, known to have more than 20 toe-in-the-sand bars brought a little warmth to recently very frigid city with…