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Travel Insight: Tourist Cycling Gains Popularity as Luxury Hotel Amenity

  Sometimes the best way to explore an area is to pedal your way through town on a leisurely bike ride.  Our own Satu spent late summer biking through Ireland. Ok. She’s more like a professional,…

Hotel Nettuno: How a Family Operated Hotel Impressed in Italy

You all know that I’m the odd one on our Skimbaco team because I probably spend more time picking out a hotel for a trip than I do picking out a destination. Where I stay…

Making My Dream Come True with an Italian Brand Store in Helsinki

GEOX store coming soon to Helsinki! Meanwhile: PopUp Kauppa I’ve just opened a pop-up store. Now that wasn’t quite my dream, but I happened to got a few lemons and turned those lemons I got into the…

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…

Instagram Travel Thursday project presented at the TBD Italy 2014

Instagram Travel Thursday Project Presented in Italy Leigh, Reeta and me from the Skimbaco Team attended the TBD Italy last month, and I was honored to speak about the Power of Communities, and I wanted…

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

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…

Travel Insight: Tourist Cycling Gains Popularity as Luxury Hotel Amenity

Travel Insight: Tourist Cycling Gains Popularity as Luxury Hotel Amenity

  Sometimes the best way to explore an area is to pedal your way through town on a leisurely bike ride.  Our own Satu spent late summer biking through Ireland. Ok. She’s more like a professional,…

Hotel Nettuno: How a Family Operated Hotel Impressed in Italy

hotel review of Hotel Nettuno in Italy

You all know that I’m the odd one on our Skimbaco team because I probably spend more time picking out a hotel for a trip than I do picking out a destination. Where I stay…

Making My Dream Come True with an Italian Brand Store in Helsinki

PopUp Winter Kauppa in Helsinki selling winter clothes from Italian fashion brands

GEOX store coming soon to Helsinki! Meanwhile: PopUp Kauppa I’ve just opened a pop-up store. Now that wasn’t quite my dream, but I happened to got a few lemons and turned those lemons I got into the…

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…

Instagram Travel Thursday project presented at the TBD Italy 2014

Instagram Travel Thursday presented at TBD Italy 2014

Instagram Travel Thursday Project Presented in Italy Leigh, Reeta and me from the Skimbaco Team attended the TBD Italy last month, and I was honored to speak about the Power of Communities, and I wanted…

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…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Tove Jansson's Moomin Exhibition at Arabia Factory and the anniversary of Tove Jansson

We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of the…

Follow my Trip to Bali as I Discover the SPG Member Favorite Hotels & Resorts

Virtually travel with me to Bali

My Dream Destination: Bali Our expat living time here in Sweden is coming close to the end. Ever since I went to Bali last year I told my husband I would only move back to…

My Life in Real Time & Fall Fashion Trends

Fall Style with Pulsar

Sponsored content. Classic style meets fall fashion trends I’m all about classic style and buying clothing and accessories that last more than one season – and then mixing them up with trendy accessories and inexpensive…