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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…

Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

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

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…

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

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 middle…

Sometimes on Your Travels You Reach the Mountain Top

My Skimbaco moment in the mountains of Italy Guest post by Carolyn Cruze The air is misty and cool. It is the kind of fresh that you can only get when you’re over 4,000 feet…

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…

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…

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

Suite Antiq Palace

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 middle…

Sometimes on Your Travels You Reach the Mountain Top

sometimes in your travels... you reach the mountain top

My Skimbaco moment in the mountains of Italy Guest post by Carolyn Cruze The air is misty and cool. It is the kind of fresh that you can only get when you’re over 4,000 feet…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

Paris flea market style home decorating inspiration via @skimbaco

The Skimbaco Philosophy on Saving & Splurging I am a big believer that you can live life to the fullest on any budget. I love to splurge on things, but I equally love saving money…

Experiencing Luxury Shopping and Fashion in Paris

Luxury shopping tips in Paris

Everyone on the Skimbaco team loves Paris without a doubt from Katja’s love of Christmas Markets to Reeta’s enjoyment of site seeing and walking tours. I love Paris as it acts as an artistic hub…

Food Adventure at the Christmas Market in Paris (and what not to do!)

Christmas time in Paris

“We will always have Paris.” The famous movie line from the movie Casablanca. The line I have been thinking a lot the past week. I can’t believe I was in Paris just a few weeks…

Top Exotic, Cultural, Culinary and Adventure Destinations for 2015

World awaist you, what are you waiting for? 15+ top cultural, adventure, exotic and culinary destinations to travel to in 2015 from the editor of @skimbaco

Subscribe to Skimbaco Lifestyle I have officially moved back to the United States after living in Sweden for three years, and after traveling more in Europe. Expedia Viewfinder asked some of my favorite travel destinations,…