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5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…

DIY Natural Sun Lotion with Essential Oils

Check your sunscreen Did you know that many of the sunscreens sold are not safe, and can actually cause cancer, affect your endocrine system, cause premature aging and damage skin cells? Don’t drop the sun…

PORTMANTOS Online Travel Boutique Offers Luxury Service

Packing for a trip, whether work or leisure, can be an overwhelming task for many, and act as an obstacle that hangs over one’s head before departing. From having the right bag and suitcases to…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

Coastal Spain in 10 Instagram Photos

Greetings from Spain! I was a keynote speaker at the TBEX conference, the largest travel blogger conference in the world last weekend. The conference was held in Lloret de Mar, a coastal destination less than…

Nomadic Lifestyle Gone Wrong: We went after Global Adventures and ended up with the American Dream

I sometimes forget how privileged our children are. All three were born in different countries, and they all also carry two passports, and are fluent in the language in the country we just lived as…

5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

waterfront town, boating

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…

DIY Natural Sun Lotion with Essential Oils

DIY all natural sun lotion for summer made with essential oils

Check your sunscreen Did you know that many of the sunscreens sold are not safe, and can actually cause cancer, affect your endocrine system, cause premature aging and damage skin cells? Don’t drop the sun…

PORTMANTOS Online Travel Boutique Offers Luxury Service

portmantos new york

Packing for a trip, whether work or leisure, can be an overwhelming task for many, and act as an obstacle that hangs over one’s head before departing. From having the right bag and suitcases to…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Camomile and Cake, The Willow Cafe Tea Room

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

Coastal Spain in 10 Instagram Photos

lloret de mar beach

Greetings from Spain! I was a keynote speaker at the TBEX conference, the largest travel blogger conference in the world last weekend. The conference was held in Lloret de Mar, a coastal destination less than…

Nomadic Lifestyle Gone Wrong: We went after Global Adventures and ended up with the American Dream

Nomadic lifestyle with the kids

I sometimes forget how privileged our children are. All three were born in different countries, and they all also carry two passports, and are fluent in the language in the country we just lived as…

The AWAY Spa at The W in Bali Treats us with a DIY Body Scrub Recipe Specially for Men

luxury spa inspired body scrub for men

After a long winter, entering the spring season relaxed and refreshed is a great feeling. W Hotels offers luxury spa treatments at their “AWAY” spa at resorts around the world, some geared specifically towards men…

Travel Around the World with Instagram Travel Thursday Travelers

#skimbaco on Instagram http://www.skimbacolifestyle.com/instagram

And not just on Instagram… I admit, I have been cheating on Instagram with my new hot app friend Findery. I just kind of like new and shiny things, and I like how on Findery…

Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

Ljubljana river

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 littles…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Crepes in La Marais in Paris

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 dough…