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4th of July Party Music Playlist

The easiest way to set the mood for your 4th of July party is to fill it with the right music. I created my 4th of July Music Playlist on Spotify, and it’s ready to…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

The Pain of Wanderlust Living

The absolutely worst part of expat living and overseas assignments is the inevitable end date. December 31st looks like a black hole pulling us closer and closer to the opening of the empty nothingness. It…

Live life to the fullest: create your own path

Life life to the fullest: create your own path Last week I spoke about having courage just move forward towards a goal or destination, even when the journey is difficult. Today I would like to…

Live life to the fullest: just go through it

Life life to the fullest: you have to go through with it to know it I took this picture of a covered bridge in New Brunswick, Canada, and it made me think how we never…

Live life to the fullest: some doors are meant to be kept closed

Life life to the fullest: keep some doors closed I think this resonates with many, especially when we look at our past. We probably all have things, people and places, we want to keep the…

4th of July Party Music Playlist

4th of July 2014 Music Playlist via Skimbaco on Spotify

The easiest way to set the mood for your 4th of July party is to fill it with the right music. I created my 4th of July Music Playlist on Spotify, and it’s ready to…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

Excellent Summer Read: Skimbaco Lifestyle Coastal Family Summer magazine issue

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

The Pain of Wanderlust Living

The pain of wanderlust living

The absolutely worst part of expat living and overseas assignments is the inevitable end date. December 31st looks like a black hole pulling us closer and closer to the opening of the empty nothingness. It…

Live life to the fullest: create your own path

Live life to the fullest: pick your own path

Life life to the fullest: create your own path Last week I spoke about having courage just move forward towards a goal or destination, even when the journey is difficult. Today I would like to…

Live life to the fullest: just go through it

Live life to the fullest: sometimes you need to just go through it to know it

Life life to the fullest: you have to go through with it to know it I took this picture of a covered bridge in New Brunswick, Canada, and it made me think how we never…

Live life to the fullest: some doors are meant to be kept closed

Live life to the fullest: keep some doors closed

Life life to the fullest: keep some doors closed I think this resonates with many, especially when we look at our past. We probably all have things, people and places, we want to keep the…

Live life to the fullest: que sera, sera

Trust the que sera, sera in life

Life life to the fullest: what will be, will be Que Sera, Sera, Whatever will be, will be The future’s not ours, to see Que Sera, Sera What will be, will be. There is deep…

The Jardin Majorelle is Where Yves Saint Laurent got his Inspiration and resting place

Jardin Majorelle, Marrakech | Photo by Katja Presnal @skimbaco

It’s raining on and off on our last day in Marrakech, Morocco, and yet we have the entire day full of places to visit before heading to the airport later on the afternoon. The Marrakech…

Live life to the fullest: be different, like the bananas in Madeira

Be different, like the bananas of Madeira.

Life life to the fullest: be different You will never change the world by trying to be like everyone else. Have strength and the guts to trust yourself, and sometimes even go against the popular…

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…