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Picking one of the Most Expensive Flowers in the World

This post is also available in our digital magazine, Issue 2, page 36. Saffron picking in Navelli, Italy Saffron crocus is one of the most expensive flowers in the world. If you are like most…

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…

15 Photos that will make you fall in love with vibrant colors of Morocco

I just got back from Morocco, and wanted to share 15 photos that showcase the vibrant colors and the amazing textures and prints that Morocco is all about. Stay tuned for more travel stories –…

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

Story of Living Life to the Fullest after a Serious Horseback Riding Accident

Interview with featured guest writer Veera Papinoja On every magazine issue we have guest writers, who are experts on their own field, trendsetters, high profile business people, and bloggers we like. Above all, they are…

Experiencing the Magic of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland

I did a quick trip to city of Rovaniemi in January when I visited Finland as part of the Nordic Bloggers’ Experience. It had been almost 20 years since my last visit to Lapland, and…

Picking one of the Most Expensive Flowers in the World

Saffron picking in Italy

This post is also available in our digital magazine, Issue 2, page 36. Saffron picking in Navelli, Italy Saffron crocus is one of the most expensive flowers in the world. If you are like most…

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…

15 Photos that will make you fall in love with vibrant colors of Morocco

Morocco colors & prints in 15 incredible photos

I just got back from Morocco, and wanted to share 15 photos that showcase the vibrant colors and the amazing textures and prints that Morocco is all about. Stay tuned for more travel stories –…

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…

Story of Living Life to the Fullest after a Serious Horseback Riding Accident

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Interview with featured guest writer Veera Papinoja On every magazine issue we have guest writers, who are experts on their own field, trendsetters, high profile business people, and bloggers we like. Above all, they are…

Experiencing the Magic of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland

Magic of Lapland in 48 hours in Rovaniemi, Finland

I did a quick trip to city of Rovaniemi in January when I visited Finland as part of the Nordic Bloggers’ Experience. It had been almost 20 years since my last visit to Lapland, and…

Our Lifestyle Magazine Celebrates 100,000 Social Media Followers (who are not followers)

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100,000 We track our statistics to know how we are doing. Sometime between early January and today, when we have 100,117 social media friends, the Skimbaco team hit the magical 100,000 follower mark. Our new…

The Best Music Mashup Video of ALL the Best Songs of 2013

best music mashup of 2013

Got the after-Holidays-blues of getting back to the daily grind? Click play, adjust the volume and listen to this brilliant music mashup by Robin Skouteris with 56 best songs of 2013. It literally has all…

How to Create a Book Full of Beautiful Christmas Memories

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Do you ever ever look at those magazines featuring beautiful family Christmas (or any other holiday, so to speak) features thinking “yeah, right – it’s just not possible with my children”. Some families book expensive…

Luxury Hotel Review: Shangri-La Mactan in Cebu Philippines

Beach of ShangriLa Mactan in Cebu. Philiippines

Typhoon Haiyan was an exceptionally powerful tropical cyclone that devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, just last month, in November 2013. I visited Cebu, Philippines earlier this year, and was happy to hear…