LIFESTYLE

Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

Follow I recently returned from a weekend in Ljubljana with my three kids and I was wondering prior to the trip if it was a bit too crazy to do a city-break at sub-zero weather in winter with the…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Follow Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

Follow Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture…

Zoolander 2 Announced at Paris Fashion Week

Follow Paris Fashion Week always catches my attention, however, this year Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson took to the Valentino runway as Derek Zoolander and Hansel. The sequel to the original comedy is set to…

Wellness Tea for Spring (or anytime) to Boost Immunity

Follow Welcome spring! Well, not so fast. Spring isn’t coming fast at least here in New York, where our yard is still snow covered. At least the temperature reaches over 32F/0C on many days now.…

Exploring Malbec From Mendoza, Argentina

Follow Photo: lipecillo At Skimbaco, we have quite a few wine lovers on the team. We have explored wines from Italy and even recommended great gifts for the wine lover in your life. There is so…

Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

Ljubljana river

Follow I recently returned from a weekend in Ljubljana with my three kids and I was wondering prior to the trip if it was a bit too crazy to do a city-break at sub-zero weather in winter with the…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Crepes in La Marais in Paris

Follow Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

BoConcept

Follow Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture…

Zoolander 2 Announced at Paris Fashion Week

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on Zoolander 2 and Valentino's runway at Paris Fashion Week.

Follow Paris Fashion Week always catches my attention, however, this year Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson took to the Valentino runway as Derek Zoolander and Hansel. The sequel to the original comedy is set to…

Wellness Tea for Spring (or anytime) to Boost Immunity

Stay healthy with Thieves essential oils wellness tea!

Follow Welcome spring! Well, not so fast. Spring isn’t coming fast at least here in New York, where our yard is still snow covered. At least the temperature reaches over 32F/0C on many days now.…

Exploring Malbec From Mendoza, Argentina

Forever Young Wine Malbec with two glasses photo

Follow Photo: lipecillo At Skimbaco, we have quite a few wine lovers on the team. We have explored wines from Italy and even recommended great gifts for the wine lover in your life. There is so…

New Online Community to Highlight North Carolina

#OutaboutNC

Follow As a founding member of #IGTRAVELThursday, I consider myself an old-timer. I’ve been part of Katja’s Skimbaco team since the summer of 2012. I remember tossing around the idea of #IGTRAVELThursday in our team meetings for months.…

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

Whiskey cocktails on the rise

Follow 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…

Hotel Review: History Comes Alive in Antiq Palace Hotel & Spa in Ljubljana

Suite Antiq Palace

Follow Ljubljana comes with an interesting history starting from early Roman influence to Italian and Austrian ones, and that is reflected in the town’s building style with Baroque Venetian style being very dominant. Amazingly, one of these…

Find My Exotic Bali Travel Tips Now on Findery (and Huffington Post)

Bali Travel Tips on Findery and Huffinton Post

Follow I admit, I am one of those women who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love” and wanted to go to Bali to find myself, do some yoga, bicycle in between the rice fields, and…